Global Goods, Local Costs

Lead poisoning victim Royce Sakaloa, 6, plays in her backyard less than 50m from the entrance to the former mine. Image by Larry C. Price. Zambia, 2017.
April 4, 2018
by Larry C. Price, Ann Peters

Photographer shares his images and reporting on environmental dangers and public health.  

The 2017 Student Fellowship reported from over 27 countries around the world on topics ranging from mental health to environmental issues. Image by Jin Ding. United States, 2017.
March 29, 2018
by Shakeeb Asrar, Urooj Kamran Azmi

The annual Mark of Excellence Awards are presented to students in the categories of print, radio, television, and online collegiate journalism.

March 27, 2018
by Beth Gardiner, Will Fitzgibbon

Beth Gardiner and Will Fitzgibbon explore their Pulitzer Center-supported reporting with public health students and faculty. 

The sky at dusk is cut by the orange glow of the refinery at the Paranam Operations for Suralco, a subsidiary of Alcoa. The plant is no longer operational. Image by Stephanie Strasburg/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Suriname, 2017.
March 16, 2018
by Alyssa Sperrazza

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees honored for economic, investigative coverage in Suriname.

Sand barge workers near Can Tho City hose down a mountain of sand pumped up from branches of the Mekong. The wet sand is then pumped through underground pipes to a road construction site further inland.
March 16, 2018 / National Geographic
by Sim Chi Yin, Vince Beiser

Vietnam is a prime example of a little-known global threat: the excessive mining of river sand to build the world’s booming cities.

An interactive graphic of some key influencers featured in the Paradise Papers investigation.
March 13, 2018
by Kim Pate

Pulitzer Center partner ICIJ recognized in 69th Annual George Polk Awards.

March 12, 2018
by Fareed Mostoufi, Kara Andrade

Teachers and students from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in North Carolina explore global reporting through theater as part of NewsArts workshops led by Pulitzer Center staff.

“Stop killing the bees and biodiversity,” says Heavenly Organics co-founder Amit Hooda. “And we live in harmony with each other–so stop killing one another. There are other ways to make money.”  Image by Mike Leibowitz. India, 2017.
February 19, 2018 / Wired.com
by Esha Chhabra

In some of India’s most dangerous conflict areas, one company is using sustainable farming as a model for economic growth–and peace.

Emergency care physician Rodrigo Lobo was the first to suspect a yellow fever outbreak in the area around Teófilo Otoni, Brazil. The city is about 460 miles north of Rio de Janeiro. Image by Mark Hoffman. Brazil, 2017.
February 15, 2018
by Zach Fannin, Jennifer Stephens

Pulitzer Center-supported journalists and student fellows screen films and discuss their global health related reporting, from climate change to domestic violence.

A Rohingya refugee displays her burn scars. Image by Doug Bock Clark. Bangladesh, 2017.
February 15, 2018
by Doug Bock Clark, Nahal Toosi

Pulitzer Center grantee journalists Doug Bock Clark and Nahal Toosi provide first-hand information from Myanmar and surrounding region.  

A boy carries another child in Kutapalong Refugee Camp. In this unofficial camp, tents are constructed with plastic tarps that had been used to evaporate seawater. Image by Doug Bock Clark. Bangladesh, 2017.
February 14, 2018
by Doug Bock Clark, Rebecca Hamilton

Join the Pulitzer Center and American University for a conversation over the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar with journalist Doug Clark.

Children from Mutuali district, Northern Mozambique. Image by Stefano Liberti. Mozambique, 2017.
February 13, 2018
by Stefano Liberti, Enrico Parenti

Stefano Liberti and Enrico Parenti traveled to Mozambique for two weeks to report on the Pro Savana project in Mozambique, the controversial plan launched in Mozambique to industrialize agriculture.