Lake Titicaca finds itself at great risk from upstream urban pollution as Bolivian residents migrate from the countryside to cities, overwhelming the infrastructure and sending pollution downstream.
Meet the Journalist
Would you risk your life for poetry? Pulitzer center grantee Eliza Griswold says many Afghan women do, for the sake of landai poems that give voice to the many challenges they face.
Pulitzer Center grantee Hilke Schellmann shares the lessons she learned while reporting on a long-term project in Pakistan—one of the most dangerous place for journalists.
"We are poor but what's underground could make us rich." Haitians debate the mixed blessings of new gold wealth discovered in the country's north.
Photojournalist Shiho Fukada discusses Japan's disposable workers—those who are easily fired and have to live without a social safety net.
Grantee Joshua Kucera talks about the new arms race among the five Caspian countries, the unprecedented militarization of this "sea of peace" and what's really behind it.
Pulitzer Center grantee Bobby Bascomb visited Senegal to look at the progress of Africa's Great Green Wall, a project aimed at slowing the desertification of the Sahel region.
As the trash in Nairobi's vast Dandora dump continues to pile up, photojournalist Micah Albert looks Kenya's waste management disaster.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jenna Krajeski talks about how she became interested in the Kurdish "stone-throwing kids"--children imprisoned as adults under Turkey's harsh anti-terror laws.
Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.
Pulitzer Center grantee Bénédicte Kurzen talks about Nigeria's worsening sectarian violence and the need for in-depth news coverage that would explain the root causes of this Muslim-Christian strife.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nadja Drost reports on the struggles gold miners face in Colombia's La Toma community.