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Kenneth R. Weiss writes about science, environment and public health. He won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for his work as the lead writer on a five-part series Altered Oceans published in the Los Angeles Times. He is currently working with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, covering development, health and environmental themes from his last series, Beyond 7 Billion, published in 2012 in the LA Times.
In addition to a Pulitzer Prize, Weiss has won the George Polk Award, the Grantham Prize, the Scripps Howard Foundation’s National Journalism Award and many others. He holds a bachelor’s degree in folklore from UC Berkeley and lives in Carpinteria, California. He can be contacted at