October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Young boys stack bricks inside the Rakta Kali brick kiln. As many as 60,000 children work in brick kilns across Nepal. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
August 24, 2016 /
Ann Hermes, Michael Holtz
Reporter Michael Holtz and photographer Ann Hermes traveled to India and Nepal to report on labor abuses within the brick-making industry.
Bali Sand Mine
August 18, 2016 /
Patrick Reilly, Vince Beiser
Regulators may soon close America's last coastal sand mine. Can the Indian activists covered by grantee Vince Beiser do the same?
Edward Alwis arrived at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital when he was fourteen. Now he's eighty-six and he's still there. Image by Ross Velton. Sri Lanka, 2015.
August 18, 2016
Ross Velton
Ross Velton discovers how the cure for leprosy came too late for the patients at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital in Sri Lanka.
Dapegon
August 17, 2016
Ian James, Steve Elfers
Pulitzer Center grantees receive award for helping audiences understand the global significance of groundwater depletion on land rights, livelihoods and the environment.
A patient at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital, Sri Lanka.
August 16, 2016 / Mosaic Science
Ross Velton
Premawathe Ukuna and Maha Puthiasay are one of several couples at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital, Sri Lanka. Ross Velton visited to find out what life is like as part of a forgotten generation.
Malaria is public health issue in Cambodia’s rural area near forested areas, where both locals and migrants work in agriculture, wood cutting and mining. Image by Jeffrey Lau. Cambodia, 2016.
August 10, 2016
Leslie Roberts
Leslie Roberts, deputy news editor at Science, traveled to Myanmar, Cambodia, and Thailand to report on emergency efforts to eliminate malaria in the Mekong.
Leipzig 1
August 6, 2016 / The Leipzig Glocal
Sim Chi Yin
Two of Pulitzer Center Grantee Sim Chi Yin's long-term projects, "Dying to Breathe" and "Rat Tribe," were recently exhibited in Leipzig.
Fishers face sand dredges in Hamashu village, Lake Poyang.  Photo by Vince Beiser
August 4, 2016 / New Security Beat
Vince Beiser
Ever stop to wonder where all the concrete for China's building boom comes from? Here's where.
Bali sand mine
August 2, 2016
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center grantee Vince Beiser documents sand-related conflict and environmental degradation.
Jennifer D. Cuevas, left, helps Yvette Roepstorff, a fashion agent, make dinner at the Roepstorff home
August 1, 2016
Ana P. Santos, Allison Shelley
Writer Ana P. Santos and documentary photographer Allison Shelley traveled to Denmark for their project "Au Pair Program: Cultural Exchange or Cheap Domestic Labor?"
A boy rides a bike towards a brick kiln outside of Varanasi, India. Many kilns in the country rely on bonded labor. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
July 31, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Michael Holtz, Ann Hermes
India is home to 18.3 million modern slaves. Can mobilizing freed ones help change that?
Sand mine in Bali, Indonesia
July 28, 2016 / WYPR Midday
Vince Beiser
How can we possibly be running low on sand? Are people really getting murdered over the stuff? What does it all mean for the future of civilization?

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