Liberia

land

Liberia’s Land Law Could Protect Forests, People and the Climate

The government is dragging their feet on the revolutionary Land Right's Act.
Gaurav Madan
8.31.16
News

A Ghost Ship Mysteriously Appeared on the Coast of Liberia

Where did Tamaya 1 come from?
Jordan Pearson
5.6.16
virtual reality

The UN Is Using Virtual Reality to Make the Rich and Powerful Feel Empathy

A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.
Doug Bierend
8.28.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
Modern Medicine

Ebola's Paper Trail

There is a data collection problem in West Africa. Paper can fix it.
Mahad Ibrahim
7.15.15
News

These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They've Been Left to Die

In March, the New York Blood Center pulled the funding for the chimp sanctuary where 66 of its retired research chimps live.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.29.15
Features

Inside the US Army's Ebola Lab in Liberia

At Tappita Ebola Treatment Unit the goal is to get a confirmation that a patient has Ebola in two hours, rather than two days.
Brian Castner
1.13.15
videos

The Lab Apes of Liberia

Our crew traveled to remote Liberia to discover "Monkey Island," an area inhabited solely by former lab-tested chimpanzees who survived disease and two civil wars.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
7.2.14
ANIMALS

Island of the Apes (Trailer)

In an upcoming documentary, our crew goes to Liberia to discover "Monkey Island," a place solely inhabited by former lab-tested chimpanzees.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
7.1.14
Motherboard Blog

Tim Hetherington Was Not Interested in Photography Per Se

Filmmaker Sebastian Junger On the Fearless Photojournalist.
Krishna Andavolu
5.4.13
Motherboard Blog

Motherboard TV: Liberia's Only Analog Blogger

I couldn't tell you the last time I sat down and read a magazine or newspaper section from front to back, but it's been half a decade at least. Partly it's because a few of my favorite magazines have died, and partly because the job description of an...
Derek Mead
7.31.12