7/26\\ NewsHour still
July 27, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico

The economic disaster in Venezuela caused by low oil prices is also an environmental one.

Zaatari camp
July 24, 2016 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mark Johnson, Mark Hoffman

A medical team from Wisconsin crosses the globe to help at a camp of 80,000 refugees in Jordan.

Kazansky Station
July 11, 2016 / The Guardian
Joseph Schottenfeld, George Butler

Each week, thousands of men take a four-day rail journey from Tajikistan to Moscow in search of employment.

Entebbe Airport image
June 28, 2016 / The New Yorker
Helen Epstein

In 1971, Israel believed that Ugandan military officer Idi Amin would serve as loyal ally. It soon learned otherwise.

Published and Broadcast

Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
Sand mine in Bali, Indonesia
July 28, 2016 / WYPR Midday Vince Beiser
How can we possibly be running low on sand? Are people really getting murdered over the stuff? What does it all mean for the future of civilization?
Indonesia sand mine.
July 28, 2016 / The New York Times Vince Beiser
We use more sand than almost any other natural resource. Now, it's running low.
Pure Waste 1
July 28, 2016 / Forbes Esha Chhabra
Forty-five minutes outside of Coimbatore, India, a Finnish company is producing a new kind of factory which will turn trash into a fashion business.

Untold Stories

Reports from the field - an exclusive channel of Pulitzer Center reporting
"Meet the future generation of coffee " In CRS coffee labs, university students are being trained in the production of coffee. When I asked this young man if this was something they wanted to do all their life. He responded “of course.” For him coffee is more than a job, it is a way to help their communities grow and have a better life. Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
July 28, 2016
Camila DeChalus
While climate change is making the lives of many small coffee producers more difficult, they are also facing another problem—the lack of youth engagement.
July 22, 2016 Amanda Ulrich
Rome is a city deeply attached to its long-held traditions and uniquely Italian way of life. What happens when new people, languages and religions make Italy’s capital their own?
The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center in Rome
July 21, 2016 Amanda Ulrich
Headlines about the European refugee crisis have become so commonplace that the issue has almost lost its shock value. Understanding one person’s story suddenly brings the crisis very close to home.

Projects

Reporting projects commissioned by the Pulitzer Center
Vince Beiser
Concrete. Glass. Silicon. Our civilization is built on the most important yet most overlooked commodity in the world: sand. And we are starting to run out.
Image by Camila DeChalus. Colombia, 2016.
Camila DeChalus
In Colombia, one of the world’s regions most vulnerable regions to climate change, Catholic Relief Services is working with coffee farmers to create a more eco-friendly environment.
Continent of Secrets: Uncovering Africa’s Offshore Empires
Alvaro Ortiz, Will Fitzgibbon
A new game based on the Panama Papers that lets you discover the widespread, corrupt and often harmful offshore networks that deprive African countries of billions of dollars.

Gateways

Gateways contain multiple Pulitzer Center reporting projects that focus on a single issue
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
The world's oceans are vital to the planet's health—and ours. How is this resource managed now and what are its prospects for the future?
Pulitzer Center journalists examine emerging nuclear threats, from an alarming new arms race between India and Pakistan to the competition between the U.S. and Russia on nuclear exports.

Education

Global Gateway inspires students to become active consumers and producers of news and information
July 22, 2016
Simeon Tegel
Simeon Tegel travels to Paraguay and Bolivia to report on the war on drugs in South America.
River Ganges
July 17, 2016 George Black
More than a billion gallons of raw sewage and industrial effluent pour into the Ganges every day. Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi clean up India's sacred river when everyone else has failed?
Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan
July 17, 2016 Paula Bronstein
According to the 2015 UN report, the number of Afghan civilians killed and wounded was well over 11,000. Why is that number rising even though the war is over?

Campus Consortium

Our Campus Consortium initiative forges dynamic relationships with colleges and universities
The collaboration combines Johns Hopkins’ deep bench of top public health experts with the Pulitzer Center’s extensive experience supporting global health reporting for leading news outlets.
American University offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond.
Affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY), Westchester Community College continues its tradition as "Veteran Friendly Campus" and offers new Communications & Journalism Innovation Lab.
Boston University is one of the Consortium partners that has experimented with diverse ways of linking Pulitzer Center journalists with BU students, faculty and the broader community.

Blog

News and views from the Pulitzer Center team
July 25, 2016 Janice Cantieri, Lauren Shepherd
Washington University 2015 student fellow traveled back to Kiribati on a Fulbright-National Geographic fellowship to continue her reporting on the communities facing displacement due to global...
Kiev arrest
July 25, 2016 Patrick Reilly
As America grapples with police reform, it's also funding a new force in Ukraine.
"I ran away 27 times," said Marcel Ellery, who attended the Marieval Indian Residential School from 1987-1990. "But the (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) always found us eventually. When I got out, I turned to booze because of the abuse. I drank to suppress what had happened to me, to deal with my anger, to deal with my pain, to forget. Ending up in jail was easy, because I'd already been there." Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.
July 22, 2016 Daniella Zalcman
"Signs of Identity" is recognized for Zalcman's "creative approach" to documenting the lives of those who survived Canada's Indian Residential Schools.