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Pulitzer Center Update April 22, 2021

When Forests Disappear: Investigating Power & Global Supply Chains


Massive forest fires burn down tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia. Land grabbing in the Nile threatens water access to Africans. Extractive industries are undermining the biodiversity of the Guiana Shield. Who are the forces behind all this? In this session, investigative journalists from Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America share how they uncovered the powers behind deforestation, land grabbing, and water contamination.

- Annika McGinnis, co-founder and director,
- Bram Ebus, Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund grantee
- Jessica Brice, senior editor for Latin America at Bloomberg and Pulitzer Center Rainforest Investigations fellow
- Wahyu Dhyatmika, editor-in-chief, Tempo 
- Gustavo Faleiros (moderator), Pulitzer Center Environment Investigations editor

This session was recorded on April 22, 2021, as part of the Pulitzer Center’s annual conference, Environment (Re)Defined. All conference session recordings will be available on our Webinars On-Demand page. 


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