There are thousands of lost oil and gas wells scattered across Pennsylvania, the industrial legacy of a previous era. Now, someone is looking for them.
Environmental campaigners have shown they can fight the system – but how far can they fix it?
The other day (02.06.2012) I was in Canakkale, walking down the esplanade by the Dardanelles, when I saw five student protesters, peacefully sitting on the sidewalk and chanting.
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen traveled to the Rosia Montana region of Romania, where plans are underway to open the biggest open-pit gold and silver mine in Europe.
Zulbie Ahmed, modern-minded mayor of Ovchari, takes a strong stand against a modern mining company—she confronts the managers of Dundee Precious Metals and consistently votes against their plans.