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A first-person glimpse into the acts of violence the water protectors at Standing Rock are subject to on a daily basis as they peacefully demonstrate to protect the natural resources...

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At 18-months-old, Rachel Fleit lost all of the hair on her body, including eyebrows and lashes, due to an extremely rare condition called alopecia universalis. Today, Fleit works at Killer...

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Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on October 4th, leaving entire communities destroyed by the heavy rainfall, wind, and flooding and creating the potential for Cholera outbreaks in its wake. Already, nearly...

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Haiti is suspended in an uneasy stand still. Watch part two of After the Storm and learn more about what you can do to...

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RYOT, the Culver City, California-based virtual reality outfit snapped up by the Huffington Post last year, works on the cutting edge of the news business, bringing audiences straight to the...

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In immersive VR, RYOT and the award-winning filmmakers behind Salam Neighbor have joined forces with UN OCHA to tell the story of a young Syrian restarting his life in Amman,...

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Creator's Lab explores the future of storytelling. 12 VR filmmakers, reporters, and producers living and working together to tell the story of Rio beyond the games....

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Journey into the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon, where humanity’s thirst for oil is pushing deeper into nature’s few remaining unspoiled fortresses. ‘Toxic Tour’ traces oil’s devastating legacy in northern...

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Ramiro Puentes is an outstanding artist—photographs, paintings, sculpture, poetry. But more than that, he’s risen from crippling poverty and used art to reimagine the streets of Skid Row....

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Wasfia Nazreen doesn't just climb for the thrill; she climbs for a cause. The first Bangladeshi to scale the Seven Summits, Wasfia has made it her purpose to brave these...

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I didn’t know what I’d feel upon looking at the stacks of elephant tusks being pulled one by one from the shipping containers. It’s easy to disconnect through a lens....

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Narrated by Jared Leto, The Sierra Club and RYOT partnered to film the first climate change PSA in 360 virtual reality. Just two months shy of the international climate negotiations...

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Imagine spending all but two hours a day in a tiny concrete room with little to no light for years on end? Now imagine if you had spent your teen...

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In 2011, a group of young boys sprayed “The people want the fall of the regime” across the walls of the southern Syrian city of Daraa, echoing the sentiments of...

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For 10-year-old Monica, every day is the same. She wakes up early in her rural Kenyan village, walks miles to collect water for her family, then walks miles more to...

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Dolphins hold a special place in the hearts and minds of humans. For some, a dolphin jumping through water is the ultimate symbol of unbridled freedom....

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On April 25, 2015, Nepal bore witness to the most disastrous earthquake to hit the country in 80 years. Registering a terrifying 7.8 on the richter scale the earthquake’s...

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Climate change is real, and it’s happening now. [Act in Paris] takes you to the rapidly receding ice blue glaciers of Alaska so you can see firsthand how quickly the...

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Firas was one of millions of Syrians forced to flee their homes to escape Syria’s seemingly endless civil war. Only 27 years old, Firas grew up in the southern city...

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