As a two-week United Nations climate summit concludes in Lima, Peru, long-running divisions between rich and poor countries continue to hamper agreement on a global treaty to reduce carbon emissions. Environmentalists made a big showing, including a controversial action by Greenpeace at an ancient Peruvian site. Zlatica Hoke reports.
Five of South Africa's largest gold mining companies recently announced they will create a working group to deal with the issue of occupational lung disease. This move comes as the sector faces what could be South Africa's biggest-ever class action lawsuit. More than 25,000 miners are seeking compensation from gold mining companies, saying they failed to protect them from Silicosis, a debilitating and incurable lung disease. Emilie IOB reports from South Africa and neighboring Lesotho.
As doctors and scientists work to contain the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and find a cure, a global community of board gamers is also helping to fight the deadly disease. As Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles, the goal is to raise money to help stop the spread of Ebola.