In Samoa and other Pacific island nations, which risk devastation from gale-force winds, flooding, sea surges, and tsunamis, a return to indigenous building styles could be the key to creating disaster-resilient communities of the future.
A Cambodian student releases a dove to mark the 10th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation, in front of the Royal Palace, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In a rare public speech, Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni urged his compatriots to be united for the sake of the nation.
A greenhouse in the northern Canadian community of Kuujjuaq, Nunavik is providing fresh local produce for residents of the Arctic region for the first time. The greenhouse will help improve local food security by extending the growing season past the summer months.