Researcher Minute with Beth Karlan

Early in my career, a young woman not much older than myself asked: What right did I have to be healthy and able to pursue my dreams when she was in bed, fighting ovarian cancer? And it was a question I did not take lightly. I’m Beth Karlan I’m a gynecologic oncologist at UCLA’s Jonsson […]

Zambia: Commercial Farms Displace Rural Communities

The workers driving the bulldozers came to the house and said, “You have to move from here.” Evelyn is just one of dozens of rural residents recently forced to move by a commercial farming operation in Zambia. These satellite images show the rapid increase of large-scale agricultural investments in Zambia’s Serenje district. The government touts […]

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