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.
September 20, 2016 /
Jon Sawyer
A 1,125-mile trek up Canada’s Mackenzie River, grantee Jason Motlagh explores the Darien Gap, and growing violence against refugees in Germany.
The town of Inuvik, from the Mackenzie River
September 18, 2016 / Motherboard | VICE
Brian Castner
The Mackenzie Delta held melting permafrost, cold cellars that won't stay cold, and, for one day at least, the warmest beach in Canada.
Teresa Chilkowich, of Arctic Energy Alliance, in front of the new solar panel in Jean Marie River. Image by Jean Marie River First Nation. Canada, 2016.
September 15, 2016 / Motherboard | VICE
Brian Castner
The tricky balance of diesel and solar in Canada's far north.
Wildflowers cover the scars of a forest fire near Jean Marie River, NWT. Image by Brian Castner. Canada, 2016.
September 14, 2016 / Motherboard | VICE
Brian Castner
Jim Thomasson sets fires for a living. The biggest, nastiest, hottest fires he can, and then he lets them burn. "Up here we can go to the 95th percentile, the worst conditions.”
MIKE PINAY, Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School (1953-1963).“It was the worst 10 years of my life. I was away from my family from the age of six to 16. How do you learn about family? I didn’t know what love was. We weren’t even known by names back then. I was a number.” Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.
September 14, 2016 / World Policy Journal
Daniella Zalcman
Daniella Zalcman's award winning project 'Sign's of Your Identity' is featured in the fall issues of World Policy Journal.
The river bank downstream of Fort Simpson is mostly squishy silt. Image by Brian Castner. Canada, 2016.
September 13, 2016 / Motherboard | VICE
Brian Castner
The town of Fort Simpson sits on a mound of silt, and the grinding ice, melting ever-quicker from climate change, will eventually sweep it away.
Brian Castner paddled the 1125 mile Mackenzie River in this canoe to report on climate change. Image by Brian Castner. Canada, 2016.
September 12, 2016
Brian Castner
What climate change looks like in the Canadian Arctic, from a canoe on the Mackenzie River.
The 24th annual Dehcho First Nation Assembly in Jean Marie River
September 12, 2016 / Motherboard | VICE
Brian Castner
If you want to know what our continent’s Arctic coast looks like, Google Street View isn’t much help.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Beaty, 29, of Long Island, N.Y., looks for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, 2005
September 7, 2016 / Slate
Paul A. Kramer
In this investigative history, Prof. Paul Kramer uncovers the ways that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the "war on terror," siphoned away resources for natural disaster response.
Satellite image of Hurricane Katrina.
September 1, 2016
Paul A. Kramer
As the U.S. government responded to Hurricane Katrina what difference did it make that the nation was at war? In what ways were post-Katrina relief operations experienced as the war “coming home"?
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?
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.

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