Taming the Mighty Mississippi

The Mississippi is the second longest river in the United States. Unfortunately, the aging levees, locks and dams that make life and industry possible have degenerated, and no one seems able to initiate improvements.

Source: Washington Post
Published: Mar 14, 2018
Length: 15 minutes (3,882 words)

The Cobalt Pipeline

This investigation shows how small-scale “artisanal” cobalt mining in Congo fuels the industry of smartphones, laptops, and electric vehicles that rely on rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

Source: Washington Post
Published: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 22 minutes (5,536 words)