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Russia: Norway's Rescuers

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.

Norway: Cargo From The East

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.

Nunavut: From Caribou to Uranium

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.

Introducing "Bangladesh: Easy Like Water"

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.

Climate Change in Bangladesh: Rising sea levels threaten low-lying lands

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

Pulitzer Films Win Awards at Media That Matters Festival

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!