by David Hecht
Twenty-five years ago Abdullahi Tijjani had a vision for Kuki, a village in the north of Nigeria he became chief of at age 14: "Hunger will become a thing of the past once we marry modern technolog
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources, Impact of the Industrial Revolution, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Iason Athanasiadis
How does an affluent First World nation-state go from stability to near social collapse in the space of a week?
The Rise of Dictatorial Regimes, U.S. Foreign Policy Since WWII, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Jennifer Redfearn
Climate change is threatening to displace 2,500 inhabitants of the Carteret Atoll in the South Pacific. Their stories are the main topic explored in the Academy Award®-nominated film Sun Come Up.
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Freshwater Resources, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Sharon Schmickle, Fred de Sam Lazaro
Ug99, a virulent fungal disease, could create a major food security crisis by attacking the world's second largest crop, wheat.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
Iraq: The Promise of Freedom
by Beth Murphy, Kevin Belli
Thousands of Iraqis risked everything to work for the U.S.-led occupation because they believed in democracy.
U.S. Foreign Policy Since WWII, Modern Day Conflicts
by Ryan Anson
Four days before the opening of the Olympic Games in Beijing, the Chinese government faced an unexpected wave of violence in the heart of the country's restive Muslim homeland.
Social Studies, World History, The Holocaust and Modern-Day Genocide
by Jason Motlagh
Sri Lanka is a byword for beauty and tragedy.
U.S. Foreign Policy Since WWII, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Jack Chance, Simon Dearnaley
The doubling of the price of rice in Asia has given rise to what some have coined "the Asian Food Crisis." While some economists feel that this is a temporary price hike, others see that the devast
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Environmental Public Policy, Freshwater Resources, U.S. Foreign Policy Since WWII, Impact of Global Trade on Regional Civilizations, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts
by Matthew Hay Brown
An exodus of more than 2 million Iraqis is reshaping the Middle East -- with ominous implications for the region.
Immigration, U.S. Foreign Policy Since WWII, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts, World Religions
by Jason Motlagh
Today Maoist insurgents keen to exploit the state's enduring weaknesses stalk the Hindu heartland. They are waging their "people's war" in under-policed areas where conditions are most fertile.
Social Studies, American History, Civil War, World History, World Religions
by Christie Aschwanden, George Lerner
More than three decades after the Vietnam War ended, the Vietnamese people continue to live with the consequences of Agent Orange, a defoliant that has come to symbolize the unintended consequences
Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth
by Ryan Anson
Photojournalist Ryan Anson returns to Mindanao, southern Philippines to examine the pitfalls and successes of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).
Post-War Reconstruction, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Nicholas Wadhams, Zoe Alsop
U.S.-backed Ethiopian troops grabbed headlines in late 2006, invading Somalia to drive the Islamic Courts Union from power.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Alexandra Poolos
Home to the sole U.S. forward operating base into Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan maintains strong ties to Russia.
The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Jeffrey Barbee, Stephanie Hanes
Before the Mozambican civil war, Gorongosa National Park was among the top destinations in Africa, with a higher concentration of animals than on the famed Serengeti Plain.
Science, World History, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Social Studies, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations
by Andrew Cutraro, Guy Taylor
Andrew Cutraro and Guy Taylor uncloak the cult of personality surrounding the Bolivarian movement of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, and a policy of aggressive and orchestrated media relations.
Social Studies, World History, The Rise of Dictatorial Regimes, The Political and Social Conditions of Developing Nations, Modern Day Conflicts
by Jon Sawyer
Pulitzer Center Director Jon Sawyer traveled to Russia and throughout the South Caucasus, reporting on a region marred by it's conflicted history and caught between East and West, North and South.
Social Studies, World History, The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
by Stéphanie Giry
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.
World History, War Crimes and Terms of Peace, Social Studies
by Jeffrey Barbee, Michelle Nijhuis
Reporter Michelle Nijhuis and photographer Jeffrey Barbee spent 10 days on the Juneau Icefield following a research team led by veteran glaciologist Maynard Miller.
Freshwater Resources, Role of Water in Natural and Human-Made Environments
by Mvemba Phezo Dizolele
Conflicts in the Democratic Republic of Congo have resulted in millions of Congolese lives lost, while benefiting the trade of small arms and valuable minerals like coltan.
Social Studies, World History, Impact of Global Trade on Regional Civilizations

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