DAKAR Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use. | Video
PARIS(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Just outside a high rise in northeast Paris, Christian Page had found a decent place to sleep: it kept out the rain and a wobbly tile meant he could hear people approach, so the former wine waiter felt a little safer as he bedded down for the night.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On Thursday nights, while London sleeps, big cardboard boxes appear in frontyards and behind bins.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Sikh temples the world over, community kitchens offer free meals to anyone regardless of color, creed or caste.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to protect carbon-absorbing forests, which could have a massive impact on reducing global warming, only attract a tiny fraction of the billions of dollars spent on cutting emissions, experts said on Tuesday as they called for greater investment.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pollution caused nine million deaths in 2015 - three times more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined - scientists said on Thursday, calling for governments in poor countries to act.
GAVAR, Armenia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Karina Aghalaryan discovered she was going to be the mother of a baby girl, the 35-year-old Armenian was ecstatic.
TALISH, Azerbaijan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict can be long, slow and boring. Especially for the civilians stuck in its midst, living a half life that is neither full war nor genuine peace.
YEREVAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When she was 14, Lilit Martirosyan decided she wanted to start earning money for herself. But finding a normal job was complicated - employers didn't like the way she looked.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wind and solar power are growing as sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels, but storing renewable energy through the night, when the sun isn't shining, or when no wind is rotating the turbines, remains a hurdle.