A cultural center in Senegal is creating a safe space where artists can use their platform to speak about climate change while also finding opportunities in the art and music scene.
By day, Saint-Louis native Pape Dieye is a boat captain-turned-tour guide for a fancy hotel that caters to Westerners. By night, he turns down requests to smuggle human beings across the ocean.
The challenges facing Africa are real, but depending on who you talk to, the solution is either to risk it all for a better life in Europe or stay on the continent and fight for a better future there.
The UNESCO World Heritage city of Saint-Louis is perched precariously between the Atlantic Ocean and the Senegal River. And it's on borrowed time.
Sweeping global trends are changing the world. As climate change heats up the planet and pushes people to migrate, far-right politicians see both a threat and an opportunity.
The U.S. endured 18 separate billion-dollar disasters in 2022, highlighting the growing damages of human-caused climate change.
Spain a prolific producer of strawberries, and the jurisdiction of Huelva is where 80% of the country's berries are grown, in an industry that is increasingly demanding.
Serigne Mbaye's journey is parallel to the larger picture of how climate migration intersects with politics. Now, he is considered one of the most vocal politicians in Madrid for migrant rights.
Some Senegalese manteros spend years selling goods on the streets of Madrid and trying to avoid harassment from police as they wait for visas and work documents.
Migrants spend years trying to get to Melilla, Spain — an enclave city on the African continent. It's a perilous journey that led to dozens of deaths in June.
The city of Nador, Morocco is Europe's southernmost border and a gateway for migrants from Africa in search of better opportunities. But attempting to cross that border can turn deadly.
People from all over West Africa come to Rufisque in western Senegal to labor in the lettuce fields – planting seeds and harvesting vegetables.
Yaram Fall is staunchly against people leaving Africa to build their lives elsewhere. "The development of Africa comes from its own people," she says.
Years of captaining a boat have shaped Pape Dieye's calm and reassuring presence in Senegal. These qualities have also caught the eye of people hoping to make the dangerous journey to Europe.