Launched September 12, 2014 Robert Eric Shoemaker
Robert Eric Shoemaker presents a multimedia excavation of the artisans of Venice through the lens of climate change: a conversation between art and science.
Launched September 11, 2014 Selin Thomas
Boston University student fellow Selin Thomas documents people on the margins as she tells stories of the Syrian conflict.
Launched September 5, 2014 Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
China faces huge challenges in feeding its people sustainably and safely. Iowa and U.S. agribusinesses believe they have the solutions. Are they the right ones?
Launched September 3, 2014 Tom Clement
In the Indian border state of Sikkim, indigenous Himalayan communities charted for hydroelectric dam construction fight to protect their sacred rivers.
Image by Sascha Garrey. Uganda, 2014.
Launched September 2, 2014 Sascha Garrey
In the U.S., the HPV vaccine and regular pap smears have almost stopped the pervasiveness of cervical cancer in its tracks. In Uganda, however, cervical cancer is the most fatal cancer for women.
Launched September 2, 2014 Jessica Edmond
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
Launched August 28, 2014 Michelle Ferng
Peru, along with the rest of Latin America, is experiencing one of the fastest demographic shifts in the world. Older people over 60 will outnumber children under 14 by 2040. Is the country ready?
Image by Paul Short. Turkey, 2014.
Launched August 27, 2014 Paul Short
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
Image by Jalesa Tucker. Paris, 2014.
Launched August 25, 2014 Jalesa Tucker
To escape poverty and social exclusion in their countries of origin, many Roma seek refuge in France. Often they face the same discrimination in their new home.
Launched August 23, 2014 Reana Thomas
Alien invaders, primarily two plant species, threaten the livelihoods of 10,000 households surrounding Wular Lake in Kashmir, India.
Launched August 22, 2014 Ty McCormick
Less than three years after independence, South Sudan collapsed into civil war. Thousands have died and famine looms on the horizon. Can rebel-leaders-turned-politicians lead the way to peace?
Image by Jason Larkin. South Africa, 2014.
Launched August 14, 2014 Jack Shenker, Jason Larkin
In South Africa's poorest mining communities, fury at the political class is mounting.
Buariki Village leaders and Professor Pelenise Alofa (center), in front of a newly completed rainwater tank. Image by Janice Cantieri. Kiribati, 2014.
Launched August 11, 2014 Janice Cantieri
Washington University student fellow Janice Cantieri examines the impact of rising sea levels and climate change on life in Kiribati, the first nation facing displacement due to global warming.
Turkana, Kenya. Image by Guillaume Bonn. Kenya, 2014.
Launched July 30, 2014 Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
Image by Kalyanee Mam. Cambodia, 2014.
Launched July 30, 2014 Kalyanee Mam
A revolution is awakening in Cambodia—with protests led by a monk who is speaking out against the environmental destruction of his country.
Image by Meghan Dhaliwal. Afghanistan, 2014.
Launched July 29, 2014 Meg Jones, Meghan Dhaliwal
How do you turn the lights off on a war? Wars end when troops come home, but what happens to all the stuff?
Image by Ekkasit Chaingam. Thailand, 2014.
Launched July 23, 2014 Richard Bernstein
Thailand is the land of smiles, free elections, and military coups. Why have its efforts at electoral democracy always failed, and can they ever succeed?
Image by Rhitu Chatterjee. India, 2014.
Launched July 18, 2014 Rhitu Chatterjee
India’s Midday Meal program feeds 120 million poor and malnourished children. Despite rampant mismanagement, corruption and inefficiencies, it benefits some of the country’s poorest communities.
Image by Alice Su. Jordan, 2014.
Launched July 15, 2014 Alice Su
How do refugees mobilize to take care of themselves when aid agencies fail, the international community forgets, and asylum stretches into weeks, months and years?
Image by Jennifer Koons. Niger, 2014.
Launched July 14, 2014 Jennifer Koons
The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.
Launched July 11, 2014 Britton Nagy
Pulitzer Center student fellow Britton Nagy from High Point University takes a look at Norway's rehabilitation-focused prison system and finds that low security brings high benefits.
Image by Yigal Schleifer. Turkey, 2014.
Launched July 8, 2014 Yigal Schleifer
The Cold War's end promised to bring democracy to many countries that had little previous experience with it. But the rise of a new brand of authoritarian and populist politics threatens that promise.
Launched July 7, 2014 Lukas Augustin, Niklas Schenck
A multimedia story following survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda as they struggle with their past, meet each other for the first time and dare to ask for forgiveness.
Launched July 2, 2014 Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva
India's transgendered women have a documented history dating back to the Kama Sutra, but live on the fringes of society, struggling to find legitimate employment, and battling an epidemic of HIV/AIDS.

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