More than 1,100 rhinos were killed for their horns in Africa in 2016. Quasi-military conservation units are trying to stop the slaughter.
Ben Freeth's family farm was Zimbabwe's biggest mango producer until Robert Mugabe's 'war vets' seized it in 2009. Now, as millions of Zimbabweans survive on foreign food aid, it produces nothing.
Pulitzer Center launches its newest e-book: To End Aids featuring stories, photographs and video by our grantees. Also included: a timeline, interactive maps, a glossary, and resources.
Eight years after Robert Mugabe's war veterans seized his family's farm, Ben Freeth returns to find it desolate and abandoned.
At 93, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is fading away. Where will his country be once he passes?
The "Ending AIDS" project covers efforts to end AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and the United States. This slideshow takes a look at the people Jon Cohen met along the way and the places he visited.
Glimpses of life in rural Zimbabwe: Managing cattle to restore land is improving conditions for remote villages and enhancing habitat for wildlife—including iconic antelope.
Inside a seven-year effort to restore a landscape beset by desertification and drought.
Journalist Judith Schwartz talks about animal tracking and how it heals earth's soil.
Judith D. Schwartz talks to Chad Pagano about her story for Discover Magazine about animal tracking.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe strongly denounces homosexuality, which starkly contrasts the human rights agenda promoted at the meeting as key to an effective HIV/AIDS response.
HIV/AIDS is a complicated disease that's becoming simpler to understand—and conquer—now that the World Health Organization has recommended treatment for all.
What will happen when Robert Mugabe's 36-year rule in Zimbabwe ends? Will life for millions of his oppressed, destitute countrymen get better—or even worse?
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?
In almost three decades of rule, Robert Mugabe's evolution from liberator to tyrant led Zimbabwe from democratic independence and its status as South Africa's breadbasket to a one-party state with an inflation rate over 231 million percent. Mugabe met early electoral wins by the opposition party Movement for Democratic...
In Zimbabwe, growing political and economic instability has put unprecedented pressure on the country's environment. Deforestation, poaching and unsustainable resource exploitation are destroying what was once among the best-managed park systems in Africa. As a result, people who depend on the country's natural resources - either for day- to-day...
Who will succeed Robert Mugabe—and who will be given the coveted grave site next to his own?
Environmental journalist Judith D. Schwartz travels to rural Zimbabwe to document how holistically-managed cattle revived a severely degraded landscape—in a way that has benefited wildlife and brought food security to local villagers.
With Pulitzer Center support, Jon Cohen is coordinating a package of video, print, and online stories on ending AIDS for Science, PBS NewsHour, BuzzFeed, and UCTV.
Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Students analyze how journalists William Brangam, Jon Cohen, and Jason Kane unfold an analysis of HIV prevention measures in several locations around the world.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
It has been said that journalism is the literature of democracy. What is journalism? Why is it important? You will soon have a chance to find out!
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson looks at different countries and their responses to the AIDS epidemic.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.