August 25, 2016 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
This Swedish company is showing that ethical supply chains and commercial viability can go hand in hand even in the fast paced fashion world.
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?
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.
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.
August 8, 2016 / NPR
Vince Beiser
Beaches, fracking, concrete: how our hunger for sand is threatening people and the planet.
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.
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.
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.
July 29, 2016
Vince Beiser
Concrete. Glass. Silicon. Our civilization is built on the most important yet most overlooked commodity in the world: sand. And we are starting to run out.
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?
Indonesia sand mine.
July 28, 2016 / The New York Times
Vince Beiser
We use more sand than almost any other natural resource. Now, it's running low.
"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.