Environment

William and the Windmill
William Kamkwamba, 14, used scraps from a local junkyard in Malawi to provide electricity to his parents' home. Now he's celebrated internationally. (Toronto Star)
Saving Sea Turtles, One Nest at a Time
Global warming and coastal development are decimating Pacific leatherback populations. In Costa Rica, former poachers are giving them a chance at survival. (NYT)
On Thinner Ice
Historic photos provide striking visual warnings that the Himalayan glaciers are melting at an alarming rate, threatening billions downstream. (Mediastorm)
Leveling Appalachia
An investigation into the devastating environmental and social impacts of mountaintop-removal coal mining during the last two decades. (Yale Environment 360 / MediaStorm)
Clyde Butcher Photographs on Lake Kissimmee
A Florida legend documents the beauty of his state's wild places with a World War II-era camera. (St. Petersburg Times)
Living Galapagos
Student-produced collection of multimedia stories explores the balance between man and nature in the Galapagos Islands. (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Worms in the City
An ecology center teaches environmentally conscientious urban dwellers how to compost food scraps indoors using those live wriggly critters. (Time)
Consequences as Himalayan Glaciers Melt
Nepali mountain guide Damodon Pyakurel takes westerners on tours of his mountainous home to show the destructive effects of global warming. (Time)
Agony of the Aftermath
A community struggles to recover and rebuild after the devastating floods of 2007 in Lewis County, WA destroyed their homes and farms. (Centralia Chronicle)
Got Geese? Call the Geesebuster!
Robert Guadagna uses a cheap and humane method to wage a territorial battle against these overabundant nuisance birds. (Time)