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November 09, 2014|

Yana Paskova hosts @NewYorkerPhoto's Instagram

Yana Paskova begins her Pulitzer Center project by hosting @NewYorkerPhoto Instagram feed, providing a real-time look at her project on Bulgaria 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

November 04, 2014|

Ukraine's Dead Sea

Kuyalnik Estuary is a large brackish lake on the outskirts of Odessa, Ukraine, and home to one of the country's oldest sanatoriums. Today it is on the brink of environmental disaster.

February 06, 2014|

Tarnished: The True Cost of Gold

On Feb. 14, the Pulitzer Center releases its newest e-book on the environmental and human prices of gold mining. Whether this resource is produced in a way that is fair to all is very much up to us.

November 16, 2011|

Bulgaria: The Gold Mine and the Beekeeper's Fable

Author and beekeeper Ismail Yakup says the Bulgarian government is ignoring the voice of the Krumovgrad community by supporting an open-pit gold mine that will pollute the soil, water, and air.

November 14, 2011|

Bulgaria: The Real Cost of Gold

Dimiter Kenarov looks at the lives of the people from the Krumovgrad region as they deal with the large-scale mining project that is threatening to destroy their most precious resources.

November 03, 2014

Bulgaria 25 Years After Communism

Yana Paskova

A look at the intended—and unintended effects—of democracy on Bulgaria, a nation still undergoing social and economic upheaval, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

October 03, 2014

The Black Sea: An Environmental Crisis

Dimiter Kenarov

The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.