June 4, 2015 /
Heather Pringle, Andrew Lawler
Some of the world’s last isolated tribes are poised to make contact with the outside world as illegal loggers, miners, cocaine traffickers and others penetrate their territory.
Image by Jonathan Vigliotti. Greenland, 2013.
May 1, 2014 /
Jonathan Vigliotti
Polar bears in Greenland struggle to find food as climate change chips away at Arctic ice. Climatologists say the resulting bear vs. human conflict is a warning for communities worldwide.
January 2, 2014 /
Craig Welch, Steve Ringman
Reporter Craig Welch shares his reporting from Indonesia on a community threatened by climate change and ocean acidification.
February 16, 2012
Bobby Bascomb
The Sahara is steadily advancing south into the Sahel region of Africa, but leaders of 11 African nations hope to plant a Great Green Wall of trees to block the world’s largest desert.
February 16, 2012 / Living on Earth
Bobby Bascomb
From Senegal to Djibouti, there is a plan to halt the advancing Sahara desert with a Great Green Wall of trees.
January 25, 2012 / Untold Stories
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
A new kind of toilet may be the salvation of Lake Titicaca. It's sanitary and it may even produce compost suitable for growing food.
January 19, 2012 / iWatch
Christiane Badgley
As Ghana ramps up off-shore oil production, the government promises to attend to environmental concerns. But plans to cope with a catastrophic spill are noticeably missing.
January 19, 2012 / Asia Society
Sean Gallagher
Pulitzer Center grantee Sean Gallagher reflects on his reporting about deforestation in China and its impact on the giant panda.
January 17, 2012 / The Guardian
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
With urban populations increasing, Lake Titicaca is being polluted with waste from booming cities in Peru and Bolivia.
January 12, 2012 / The Guardian
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
South America's most famous lake is being polluted by increasing levels of waste from fast-growing cities, according to locals, environmentalists and politicians.
December 7, 2011
Sean Gallagher
Sean Gallagher discusses his work photographing China's accelerating deforestation.
August 19, 2011
Free Spirit Media
A documentary by Chicago students working with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Free Spirit Media.
March 15, 2011 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Scientists fear Ecuador's rainforest is under threat from the bushmeat trade and illegal commercial hunting by the native Huaorani.

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