#rural-areas

'A forgotten disaster': earthquake-hit Haitians left to fend for themselves
avid Nazaire, a 45-year-old coffee farmer from Beaumont, a small village in rural southern Haiti, was getting ready to harvest when an earthquake struck his home and livelihood.
Idled Thai Taxis Go Green With Mini-Gardens On Car Roofs
Miniature gardens are planted on the rooftops of unused taxis parked in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term "rooftop garden."
York Region mulling plan that 'destroys farmland and natural heritage,' critics warn | CBC News
Environmental groups and residents in York Region are speaking out against a plan that they say could open up a lot more unprotected farmland for development.
California recall: How many ballots are left to be counted?
About 74% of the votes cast in California's recall election have been counted, a wide enough margin to show that Gov. Gavin Newsom easily beat back the attempts to oust him from office.
Philippine schools remain closed, worsening an education crisis.
As jubilant students across the globe trade in online learning for classrooms, millions of children in the Philippines are staying home for the second year in a row because of the pandemic, fanning concerns about a worsening education crisis in a country where access to the internet is uneven.
The 5 best locations for an NBA 'Field of Dreams' game, ranked
The MLB struck gold in August with their "Field of Dreams"-style game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees.
Why so many French children are sent to boarding school
It's not something many people associate with France, but it's a lot more common than you might think.
Bucking global trend, millions of Philippine students start school year remotely.
As jubilant students across the globe trade in Zoom classes for classrooms, millions of children in the Philippines are staying home for the second year in a row, fanning concerns about a worsening education crisis in the country.
With one week to go before election day, here's what to watch in the final stretch | CBC News
With just one week left before election day, nothing is certain.
CBC's Poll Tracker shows the Liberals and Conservatives in a neck-and-neck battle to form a government, with the New Democrats in third.
Spain wildfire: almost 1,000 emergency workers fighting blaze
Almost 1,000 firefighters and emergency workers are battling one of the most intractable Spanish wildfires in recent years as the blaze rages for a sixth day, after devouring at least 7,400 hectares of land in the southern region of Andalucía and forcing the evacuation of more than 2,600 people.