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Hidden Under the Indian Sun

By | February 4th, 2017|Videos|

Hidden Under the Indian Sun was originally published in The Atlantic (USA) in January. The short film on CKDu affecting communities in Eastern India was produced by independent photojournalists, filmmakers, and La Isla Network collaborators Tom Laffay and Ed Kashi together with Talking Eyes Media. In the vast rice fields of Andhra Pradesh, Southeastern India, [...]

Stavros Niarchos Foundation awards La Isla Foundation three-year grant to battle chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes

By | August 16th, 2016|Press|

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has committed to supporting La Isla Foundation's (LIF) operations over the next three years. The grant allows LIF to strengthen its work to end chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes (CKDu) worldwide by mobilizing its network of health, climate, industry, and media experts. "Operations funding is essential in liberating the LIF team [...]

Study examines links between climate change and global CKDnT epidemic

By | May 6th, 2016|Press|

Contact: Bennett Kuhn, Director of Communications, La Isla Foundation E-mail: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The global epidemic of chronic kidney disease of non-traditional causes (CKDnT) may be driven by climate change, according to a new article in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The increasing number of extreme heat waves brought [...]

Press Release Regarding Flor de Caña Boycott

By | December 12th, 2015|Press|

Download this press document in .pdf format. Ingenio San Antonio (ISA) has a controversial track record of poor working conditions, tense worker relations, as well as high rates of Chronic Kidney Disease of non-traditional causes (CKDnT) among its workforce going back at least two decades.   Part of this history was recently exposed by VICE’s [...]

Vital Liquid

By | December 11th, 2014|Videos|

Only Job in Town

By | October 22nd, 2012|Videos|

Off Air

By | October 18th, 2012|Videos|

A Cycle of Death

By | December 20th, 2011|Press|