Panama: The New Conquistadors

February 19, 2014 /
Ben Depp, Nadja Drost
Cross continents with eleven of our grantee journalists as they take you into the mines to show you where we get our gold––exposing the hidden social and environmental costs of this business.
February 16, 2014 /
Ben Depp, Nadja Drost
“Tarnished: The True Cost of Gold,” the Pulitzer Center’s new e-book, is now available on iTunes.
February 6, 2014 / Pulitzer Center
Ben Depp, Nadja Drost
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.
January 23, 2013 /
Mellissa Fung, Dimiter Kenarov
Dimiter Kenarov and Mellissa Fung take their respective reporting on shale gas and mining to University of Miami for Global Goods/Local Costs event.
January 14, 2013 /
James Whitlow Delano, Mellissa Fung
Delano and Fung share their reporting on the impact of logging and mining on indigenous peoples in Malaysia and Panama.
January 9, 2013 /
Mellissa Fung
The Poynter News University invites high school and college classes to join journalist Mellissa Fung on Monday, Feb. 18 to discuss Canadian gold mining in Panama.
December 5, 2012 / GlobalPost
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
Indigenous communities are the ones hit hardest by multinational companies mining in the rainforest. But with no one to stand up for them, can their rights be protected?
December 4, 2012 / GlobalPost
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
Canadian mining interests threaten the Panamanian environment as well as the livelihoods of subsistence farmers and indigenous villages.
August 13, 2012 / CBC News
Mellissa Fung
Local Panamanians have doubts about a giant Canadian-owned copper mine.
July 18, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
As Canadian mining companies look to exploit vast swaths of the Panamanian rain forest, local protesters and environmental activists fight back.