Projects

Launched April 17, 2018 Ricardo Martinez
A new generation suffers from heavy metal pollution, with little relief in sight. 
Launched April 16, 2018 Jaime Joyce
What does it mean to be a refugee? What is it like to live in and go to school at a refugee camp? "A Special Kind of School" takes young readers to Kenya to visit the classrooms of refugee students.
Launched April 16, 2018 Richie Davis
Can a “liberal” New England college community and a “conservative” coal-mining Kentucky county’s heartfelt search for common ground point the way toward healing the nation’s deep divisions?
Launched April 12, 2018 Fiona Macleod, Estacio Valoi
Has a laudable transnational anti-poaching initiative been hijacked by organized crime? This project investigates claims the Kruger National Park poaching wars are used to create eco-cocoons for the mega-rich.
Launched April 11, 2018 Eli Kintisch
As the ice vanishes, will the Arctic die? Aboard the Norwegian research vessel Helmer Hanssen, Eli Kintisch explores the mystical Arctic ocean during Polar Night, and finds surprising answers.
Launched April 10, 2018 Rachel Oswald
With the threat from North Korea growing and new insecurity about the reliability of the U.S. alliance, support is growing inside South Korea for the country to have its own nuclear weapon.
Launched April 9, 2018 John Yang, Frank Carlson
Two reports on criminal justice: a look at efforts to keep the mentally ill out of jail and an examination of the struggle to provide the poor with public defenders.
Launched April 6, 2018 Viridiana Vidales Coyt
Native youth are nine times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their non-Hispanic white peers, according to an NIH study. Community organizations in New Mexico would like to change that.
Launched April 5, 2018 Isadora Kosofsky
Girlhood Denied is the first visual journalistic project that seeks to document girls and the underrepresented Complex PTSD, a life-impacting form of traumatic stress based on sustained betrayal.
Launched April 2, 2018 Tom Hundley
The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is about to move into dangerous waters.
Launched March 28, 2018 Ben Mauk
In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.
Launched March 22, 2018 Joshua Hammer
Robert Mugabe's downfall after 37 years in power left beleaguered Zimbabweans euphoric, but the rise of Emmanuel Mnangagwa, aka The Crocodile, suggests that the rejoicing might be premature.
Launched March 15, 2018 Tomaso Clavarino
While churches in the economic north are emptying out, those in the global south—especially in Africa—are growing. In Ghana, Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism are booming, but at what price?
Launched March 14, 2018 Timothy McLaughlin
Media freedom is under threat and democratic space is shrinking in Myanmar amid the fallout from the Rakhine crisis.
Launched March 13, 2018 Noah Petersen, Talia Wiener
The Pulitzer Center and the College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
Launched March 12, 2018 Nina Robinson, Radcliffe "Ruddy" Roye
Nina Robinson and Ruddy Roye traveled to campuses across the country to see why young black people choose HBCUs and how they experience race in America.
Launched March 5, 2018 Natalie Hutchison
In the sleepy Peruvian rainforest hides an aquatic anomaly, protected by a shaman and for centuries thought only a legend. Explore how native cosmology is helping protect it from climate change.
Launched February 19, 2018 Esohe Osabuohien
Exploring race and gender in Cuba is as complex as its political and economic situation. A growing population of Afro-Cubans and artist-activists are demanding a change to their narratives.
Launched February 19, 2018 Taylor Weidman, Dene-Hern Chen
For the fishing villages around the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan, fortunes ebb and flow with the water's tide.
Launched February 15, 2018 Mark O’Connell
Silicon Valley billionaires have been buying up New Zealand land, gaining citizenship and influencing immigration policy. Why are they so drawn to the place, and what is the ideology behind it all?
Launched February 12, 2018 Max Toomey, Sarah Bellingham
Feeling abandoned and disenfranchised, a group of previously apolitical voters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, wages a grassroots campaign for the only man they feel can save them.
Launched February 12, 2018 Stefano Liberti, Enrico Parenti
How Western and Brazilian agribusiness are planning to take over an entire region of Mozambique to produce commodity crops for export.
Launched February 6, 2018 Shiho Fukada
This project examines social and economic crises in a super-aging Japan.
Launched February 6, 2018 Ifath Sayed, Jueun Choi
Many refugee children in Malaysia are attempting to adjust to a foreign society, but with their illegal status, everyday lives are ridden with fear.