Despite plentiful rivers and lakes and many clean-water schemes, only 62% of people in Tajikistsan have access to clean water.
Eight years ago the villagers of Narikoso in Fiji were promised relocation away from rising sea levels. They are still waiting to move.
An investigation into the scale of the international trade in tropical fish and coral sparked a response from the Dutch government and support for better conservation efforts.
Journalists from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda can apply for grants to produce investigative stories that dig deep into the illegal wildlife trade and environmental crime.
Sir Robert Watson, the former chair of two major scientific bodies on climate change and ecosystems, offers way to address biodiversity loss.