Floating villages spread across the surface of the Mekong River's waterways, playing host to ethnic Vietnamese whose status in Cambodian society is perpetually adrift.
Bernie Krisher helped bring free journalism to Cambodia. Now, as the country reverts to autocracy, his paper has been shut down. Will he survive the heartbreak? Will Cambodia?
As worries of environmental devastation grow, Beijing is building hydroelectric dams and dredging the Mekong River to allow bigger boats.
One of the hardest parts about reporting on a little-covered issue like illegal sand mining is just getting to the generally rural and often remote places where it’s happening.
While covering land issues in Cambodia, Saul Elbein discovers just how hard it is to protect yourself fully—and that someone is always watching.
Saul Elbein and Sinary Sany, a Khmer-land activist turned freelance reporter, set out to cover logging in Cambodia's backwoods. Every journalist they met in Phnom Penh told them, "Don't do this."
In Cambodia and across the remote forests of the world, a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new kind of conflict journalism.
We use more sand than almost any other natural resource. Now, it's running low.
A controversial strategy known as mass drug administration could be key to wiping out the disease in the Mekong region.
As malaria experts chart their battle plans, they are looking to the past for clues.
A remote province of Cambodia is the epicenter of possibly the greatest threat to malaria control as the deadliest malaria parasite becomes resistant to drugs.
Cambodia's Areng Valley and its inhabitants lie in the proposed path of a colossal dam. National Geographic reporter Rachel Link interviews Kalyanee Mam about her film, Fight for Areng Valley.
Like many poor countries, Cambodia is being hit by hypertension and diabetes epidemics. Most charities focus on infectious diseases. Can anything stop these chronic conditions from killing millions?
Despite environmental protection policies, Cambodia’s growing economy and population have caused one of the world’s worst rates of deforestation.
For much of the world Cambodia brings to mind the horrors of the Khmer Rouge's killing fields. And because progress is assumed to have taken place in the three decades since, the world tends to overlook the state of affairs there today.
But contemporary Cambodia continues to...
French attorney Jacques Vergès has devoted a long career to defending terrorists, dictators and mass murderers. He has consistently challenged the wider social order judging his defendants. Critics call him a devil's advocate, and a scandalously immoral publicity seeker.
Stéphanie Giry found a more complex reality as...
Highway fatalities: On track to claim more lives tan HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis—combined.
Pulitzer Center grantee filmmakers Kalyanee Mam and Gary Marcuse discuss land rights, religion and the environment, and gentrification with D.C. students.
A new Pulitzer Center interactive map spotlights a remarkable success, and one that has gone under-reported — the extraordinary decline in the rate of child mortality.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Ten Pulitzer Center student fellows will report from abroad on topics such as environmental policy in Thailand, health and nutrition in the United Arab Emirates and gender equality in South Africa.