Journalism Matters

500 news organizations mark World News Day by demonstrating the power of journalism to make a difference. Take a look at the following reports and features that are making an impact in an increasingly complex and uncertain world:

Mexico

Morir sin impactar al medio ambiente

La “reducción orgánica natural” transforma los restos humanos en composta. Una empresa funeraria de Seattle, Washington ofrece un ritual de despedida sustentable y más amigable con el medio ambiente

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India

Surviving the Sundarbans: Tales of the Delta’s Climate Refugees

As the home of the famous Royal Bengal Tiger, the Sundarbans sinks at an alarming rate as a result of climate change, it is the residents of the delta who stand on the frontlines of this war. While some of them have already lost their homes and livelihoods, others are on the verge of it. Debates rage on, fingers are pointed, but it is these climate refugees, among society’s most marginalised, who are paying the price.

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