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Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
August 15, 2011 / National Geographic
Lost Lords of the Sahara
by PETER GWIN
Tuareg rebels have been fighting the Niger government, with some support from Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, for a share in the lucrative uranium mined on their lands.
August 13, 2011 / Foreign Policy
In a Sick Country
by ANNA BADKHEN
Afghanistan is dying--not because of the Taliban or the allied forces, but from treatable illnesses that are slowly killing off a population with no medical services.
August 12, 2011 / The Lancet
Humanitarian Response Inadequate in Horn of Africa Crisis
by SAMUEL LOEWENBERG
Despite drought warnings in the Horn of Africa, the international community was unprepared for what some experts say was "inevitable."
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Untold Stories
Reports from the field - an exclusive channel of Pulitzer Center reporting
August 16, 2011
An HIV Activist Comes Home
by ANTIGONE BARTON
Carol Nyirenda’s journey to fight HIV took her around the world, to three continents, in five weeks. Now she has come home again to Lusaka, to organize women living with the epidemic.
August 15, 2011
A Cartonero's Choice: Independent vs. Cooperative
by HADAS GOLD
Argentina is in the midst of election season and cartonero cooperatives are trying to join forces to seek recognition from politicians.
August 15, 2011
Digging for Gold in the Peruvian Rainforest
by STEPHEN SAPIENZA
As many as 20,000 people are involved in illegal gold mining in the Madre de Dios region of Peru, which has resulted in the destruction of soil and forests as well as the release of toxic mercury.
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Projects
Reporting projects commissioned by the Pulitzer Center
Nepal: Married Before They’re Ready
by HANNA INGBER WIN, ANNA TOMASULO
In Nepal, child marriage affects every aspect of a girl’s life, from her education prospects to her physical and mental health to her chances for escaping poverty.
Peru's Gold Rush: Wealth and Woes
by STEPHEN SAPIENZA
A third of a million Peruvians make their living from gold mining, but illegal tactics and deforestation methods are damaging the environment and inflicting health risks on the local population.
Colombian Communities Are Losing Out in Gold Rush
by NADJA DROST
Colombia's small-scale traditional miners are fighting for their piece of the recent gold mining boom as large multinational companies have picked up most of the country's exploration rights.
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Gateways
Gateways contain multiple Pulitzer Center reporting projects that focus on a single issue
Population is a global issue that lies at the intersection of economics, environment, gender roles, culture, politics, and religion.  The Population Gateway will explore this controversial, confusing...
The initial shock of the earthquake has passed but Haiti continues its struggle to overcome both man-made and natural disasters. Amidst the rubble, a devastated infrastructure and untold suffering,...
The Downstream Gateway examines global issues related to water, from ecosystems and watersheds to freshwater resources, conservation efforts, and the impact of human activity and public policy.
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