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Pulitzer Center Update July 18, 2011

Sean Gallagher's Dongting Hu Project Wins First Place: British Press Photographer's Year


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China has more wetlands than any country in Asia, and 10 percent of the global total. They are...

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Sandships on Dongting Lake, Hunan Province. The ships are used to transport sand, dredged from the bottom of the lake. Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2010.

From <em>Untold Stories</em>, the project Dongting Hu: A Lake in Flux has won first place in the 2011 British Press Photographers Year.<br>
This multimedia project by photojournalist Sean Gallagher, commissioned by the Pulitzer Center, is part of a larger reporting initiative that looks at Chinas disappearing wetlands and forests. As Dongting Lake shrinks, scientists explore the extent to which people are affecting the biodiversity of one of the most important lakes in China.<br>
See <a href="">Gallaghers presentation</a> and learn more about the <a href="">British Press Photographers Year</a>.


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