As Ecuador enforces tighter migration limits on the islands, tension grows over how to balance human development with ecological conservation.
A growing movement thinks so, saying it will guarantee that the poor have water. But at a water conference in Turkey, officials voice concern about implementing such a right.
Growth threatens undiscovered layers of an empire that stretched from the Nile Valley to the Caucusus.
At Nimrud, decay is accelerating for 3,000 years of history.
The jewelry could belong to the treasures of Nimrud, officials say.
A UN World Heritage site that no tourist will ever set foot on, Iceland’s Surtsey is a fresh geologic creation reserved for research.
A disputed border region further strains the Thai government, which also faces protests at home.
In Laos, where books are a rare commodity, one mystery writer puts the nation in print – and helps put books in the nation.
Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled for 23 years, won another five-year term Sunday. His party has overseen several prosperous years; critics say it stifles democracy.