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.
Athens refugees
August 21, 2016 / The Nation
Sonia Shah
As fans cheered on Team Refugee in Rio, thousands of refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere suffered epidemics of scabies and dysentery in derelict Olympic stadiums in Athens.
With a wooden cross necklace clasped around his neck, a rural farmer look down at his hand full of coffee beans praying that conditions will get better. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
August 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus examines how small coffee farmers in Colombia are fighting against the impact of climate change. With the assistance of the Catholic Church, they are now experimenting with techniques...
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.
Video still from Nadja Drost and Bruno Federico's project, Venezuela on the Brink.
August 10, 2016
Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
Journalist Nadja Drost reports on Venezuela, a country in crisis, where the economy has tanked and everyday life has turned to chaos.
A young pregnant woman in her room in El Carpintero, a section of Petare, Caracas one of the largest Barrios in Latin America. Venezuela
August 9, 2016
Natalie Keyssar
In post-Chavez Venezuela, as an economic and political crisis threatens to plunge the country even deeper into chaos, daily life for many is a struggle for sustenance and safety.
Venezuela Keyssar 1
August 9, 2016 / VICE News
Natalie Keyssar
Since Hugo Chávez's death in March 2013, Venezuela has spiraled into a crisis. Now as the social, economic and political deadlock deepen, the future seems ever more uncertain.
Madre de Dios
August 5, 2016 / Mongabay
Justin Catanoso
Conservationists are cautiously optimistic about new moves by Peru to invest in ecosystem services, protect forests, mitigate climate change and offset biodiversity losses.
Skull on a stake
August 3, 2016 / WBUR
Jason Motlagh
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh speaks with WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer about his reporting in the Darien Gap.
With long sleeves and colorful scarfs these women begin picking coffee until the sun goes down. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
August 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus exposes some of the obstacles and tribulations of a coffee farmer in Colombia who grapples with climate change amidst a 50-year internal war.
Special forces from Paraguay’s counter-narcotics agency SENAD patrol the lawless border with Brazil, where much of the country’s cannabis is grown, in Vietnam-era Huey helicopters. Image by Simeon Tegel. Paraguay, 2016.
August 1, 2016 / Untold Stories
Simeon Tegel
Paraguay is South America's largest producer of cannabis, accounting for 15 percent of the global supply, according to the UN. Its policy of repression is blamed for fueling corruption and human...
"Meet the future generation of coffee " In CRS coffee labs, university students are being trained in the production of coffee. When I asked this young man if this was something they wanted to do all their life. He responded “of course.” For him coffee is more than a job, it is a way to help their communities grow and have a better life. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
July 28, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
While climate change is making the lives of many small coffee producers more difficult, they are also facing another problem—the lack of youth engagement.
Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
July 28, 2016
Camila DeChalus
In Colombia, one of the world’s regions most vulnerable regions to climate change, rural coffee farmers are fighting against the impact of climate change with the assistance of the Catholic Church.

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