Author: Yasaswini Sampathkumar

At the Limits of Cure for Tuberculosis

Yasaswini Sampathkumar , March 24th, 2022

As part of a tuberculosis screening, a radiologist in Germany examines a lung X-ray of a refugee from the 2022 Russian war in Ukraine. Matthias Balk/Picture Alliance/Getty Images…


How to Survive Climate Change in the India-Bangladesh Borderlands

Yasaswini Sampathkumar , May 27th, 2021

Homes along a river in the Sundarbans face a concrete embankment that protects land on the opposite side from rising waters. Megnaa Mehtta The Sundarbans is a region…


Searching for the Sources of Water Scarcity

Yasaswini Sampathkumar , May 13th, 2020

Residents in Mumbai collect water at a community tank. Kuni Takahashi/Getty Images Nikhil Anand, an environmental and urban anthropologist, grew up in Mumbai, India. In 2007, after studyi…