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Water and Sanitation

When the Data Doesn’t Match the Ground Reality

How can someone adequately protect their land, if on paper they don’t even exist? Disha Shetty and Tish Sanghera detail the challenges behind their Environment Undone reporting and how infrastructure projects in India manipulate data and coordinates.

Deadly Pollution: The World's Most Toxic Places

Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.

Land Health and Water Security in Southern Africa

In northwest Zimbabwe, water sources are returning, people no longer depend on food aid, and wildlife populations are rebounding. What’s happening, and what does it mean for other poor areas?

Open Defecation in India

Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?

Nicaragua Canal

Nicaragua says a $50 billion interoceanic canal would give the country the economic boost it needs to escape grinding poverty. But environmentalists and scientists say the project is poorly planned.

Rejuvenating Ganga

India has declared 2015-2016 as Jal Kranti Varsh, or Water Revolution Year. What will this mean for the Ganges, the country’s most sacred and notoriously polluted river?

Cholera: A Tale of Two Cities

The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.

India: Damming Sacred Rivers

In the Indian border state of Sikkim, indigenous Himalayan communities charted for hydroelectric dam construction fight to protect their sacred rivers.

New York City's Water Maintenance

New York City spends millions a year to maintain some of the highest quality tap water in the world–without filtering. Yet, some reports indicate this trend may be coming to an end.

The World's Most Toxic Places

This week: unregulated textile factories across Asia, a Somali migrant profiled, Jon Sawyer and Marvin Kalb dissect Trump and the media.

This Week: Isolation in the Arctic

Growing Isolationism in the arctic, celebrating the Pulitzer Center's 10th anniversary, and India's dilemma of providing electricity to 1.3 billion people.