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Kavitha Chekuru

Features

Missing students and Mexico's forgotten crimes

Families and human rights workers question if high-profile disappearances will bring overdue investigations and answers.

US & Canada

Sexual violence scars Native American women

New law aims to protect indigenous women on US reservations from sky-high rates of sexual assault and offender impunity.

Environment

Aboriginal fears flare over Canada pipeline

Indigenous communities say proposed pipeline to ferry oil from energy-rich region may endanger way of life and culture.

Business & Economy

Canada's pipeline a pipe dream?

Plans to tap new markets by carrying oil from energy-rich region of Alberta through pipelines face host of hurdles.

Politics

A rare breath of fresh air in US politics

Environmental issues could take centre stage in US election as regulations to curb emissions draw heat from Republicans.

Environment

North Dakota's black gold rush

A fast developing oil and gas industry is taking a toll on infrastructure and raising concerns among local tribes.

Environment

Where the buffalo roam

Conservationists and Native American tribes in the US are fighting to restore the wild bison to its old home.

Environment

Shades of grey in Northern Rockies

The push to remove grey wolves as an endangered species in the US is replacing science with politics.