Hunting dolphins is illegal, but that doesn't stop Peru's shark fishermen from slaughtering dolphins to use as bait.
Undercover filming by the UK investigative team Ecostorm has exposed — for the first time — the brutal hunting and killing of dolphins for use as shark bait off Peru's Pacific coast.
PBS NewsHour's Ray Suarez narrates the first of three reports on climate change in the Arctic region, focusing on crabs in Alaska's Bering Sea.
Scientists fear ocean acidification will bring the collapse of Alaska’s iconic crab fishery.
A Washington state family opens an oyster hatchery in Hawaii to escape lethal waters.
Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.
The Russians liberated Kirkenes at the end of World War II when Norway was occupied by Germany—and the town will never forget who came to their rescue.
Exploring the origins of stereotypes about Eskimo life.
In the far north of Norway lies the harbor town of Kirkenes, a gateway to Russia and the frozen seas of the Arctic. Shipping magnate Felix Tschudi is staking his claim to a new Maritime Express.
Residents of Teriberka, in Russia's far north, are weary of empty buildings and empty promises.
The Eskimos of Alaska and Russia share common heritage, customs and family ties—and thanks to new U.S./Russia initiatives are beginning to venture across the narrow Bering Strait.
Residents of Baker Lake, in Canada's far north Nunavut Territory, gear up to cast blank ballots on whether to allow French mining conglomerate Areva to dig for uranium.
Glenn Baker and Stephen Sapienza are in Copenhagen to cover the COP15 talk after documenting rising sea levels in Bangladesh. Follow them as they report on the meetings and the Bangladeshi delegation's efforts to draw attention to the real and present outcomes of unchecked climate change.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to honor Bangladeshi social entrepreneur and architect Mohammed Rezwan at a reception taking place next Monday, Nov. 9 in Washington, DC in cooperation with The Global Fund for Children (see full event details below).
A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.
Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.
See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org
"Easy Like Water" was featured by the Good Pitch at IFP's Independent Film Week, which took place September 19-23, 2009. From nearly 200 applications, eight filmmaking teams were selected to pitch their films and outreach campaigns to an invited audience, in order to amplify the impact of their social-issue documentary projects.
Two Pulitzer Center-supported films won honors at the 9th Annual Media That Matters Film Festival June 3. Jennifer Redfearn's "The Next Wave," a short version of "Sun Come Up," her film on the effects of climate change on the native inhabitants of the Carteret Islands, won the Jury Award. Gabrielle Weiss' "La Hoja," on coca leaf farmers and the coca industry in Bolivia, won the Unspoken Truth Award. Congratulations, Jennifer and Gabrielle!
The Next Wave, a short version of Sun Come Up, will premiere at the Media that Matters festival.
June 3, 2009 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm
SVA Visual Arts Theater - 333 W 23rd Street (b/t 8th & 9th Ave.)
Pulitzer-funded documentary filmmaker Jennifer Redfearn was quoted and her photography was featured in today's New York Times piece on the Carteret Islands. Redfearn's documentary, "Sun Come Up", follows the relocation of some of the world's first climate change refugees – the Carteret Islanders, a matrilineal community living on an island chain, 50 miles off the
The American Museum of Natural History will screen Jennifer Redfearn's short work-in-progress video of "Sun Come Up," a documentary that follows the relocation of a community of climate change refugees living on a chain of low-lying islands in the South Pacific Ocean. More info about the event