Projects

Launched March 18, 2010 Fred de Sam Lazaro
In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.
Launched March 14, 2010 Narayan Mahon, Damon Tabor
As jittery investors have sought safe-haven investments in gold during the recession, the metal's price has soared on world markets.
Launched March 5, 2010 Daniel Grossman, Ruxandra Guidi
Scientists are certain that Earth is suffering impacts of global warming, and that these impacts will become increasingly dire. Americans, in contrast, are growing less concerned.
Launched March 4, 2010 Dimiter Kenarov
The Iraqi elections of 2010 played out against a backdrop of reduced but continuing violence, unresolved issues of governance, and a U.S. government determined to exit fast. This project assesses the cross currents, on the ground in Iraq.
Launched March 4, 2010 Arturo Perez
A look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as told through the eyes of two young people: one Jew, the other Muslim. They work for peace, but not through political means.
Launched March 3, 2010 Larisa Epatko, Fred de Sam Lazaro
An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.
Launched February 26, 2010 Paul Stephens, Haley Sweetland Edwards
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
Launched February 10, 2010 Andre Lambertson, Lisa Armstrong
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
Launched February 5, 2010 Stephanie Hanes, Stephen Sapienza
Some of the most marginalized people in the Caribbean are Haitian immigrants, and their descendents, living in the Dominican Republic.
Launched February 1, 2010
Project: Report 2010 is a partnership between YouTube and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, made possible by Sony and Intel.
Launched January 28, 2010 Jordan Wilson
For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced after post-election violence forced them from their homes.
Launched December 4, 2009 Kira Kay, Jason Maloney
Haitians and international observers alike are once again speaking of a "moment of hope" for Haiti.
Launched November 30, 2009 Philip Brasher
African farmers already struggle to grow sufficient maize, which is a thirsty, fertilizer-hungry crop. What will happen as the climate changes and the population grows?
Launched November 21, 2009 Maha Atal
"The Economics of Security" explores the threat of extremist violence in South Asia, especially Pakistan, and its possible remedies.
Launched November 20, 2009 Sara Peach
Across the globe, many young adults and children worry about the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change.
Launched October 31, 2009 Linda Matchan, Michele McDonald
In the remote northern reaches of one of the wealthiest countries of the world is an aboriginal community whose young people are slowly perishing by suicide.
Launched October 25, 2009 Christiane Badgley
The pipeline across Chad and Cameroon that ExxonMobil built with World Bank help has residents chafing at promises unmet.
Launched October 6, 2009 Jina Moore, Glenna Gordon
Glenna Gordon and Jina Moore look at Liberia's efforts to restore law and justice -- for victims of sexual violence, for communities in conflict and for the nation as a whole.
Launched October 2, 2009 Micah Fink, Gabrielle Weiss
Jamaica has the reputation of being one of the most violently anti-gay countries on earth. Male homosexual acts are criminalized – and can be punished with up to 10 years of hard time in prison.
Launched September 29, 2009 Hanna Ingber
In the U.S., a woman has a 1 in 4,800 chance of dying from complications due to pregnancy or childbirth in her lifetime. In Ethiopia, a woman has a 1 in 27 chance of dying. Hanna shares her experiences and observations in a five-part series on Mothers Of Ethiopia.
Launched September 18, 2009 Rebecca Byerly
Kashmir, the ruggedly beautiful mountainous region that lies along the India-Pakistan border, was long known as 'paradise on earth,' but in recent decades it has been more like hell.
Launched September 15, 2009 Daniel Grossman
Planet Earth's average temperature has risen about one degree Fahrenheit in the last fifty years. By the end of this century it will be several degrees higher, according to the latest climate research. But global warming is doing more than simply making things a little warmer. 
Launched September 8, 2009 Daniel Brook
As an urban planning graduate student at the Hamburg University of Technology, Egyptian architect Mohamed Atta researched what he saw as the intrusions of Western modernist architecture.
Launched August 29, 2009 Jason Maloney, Kira Kay
August 30, 2009 marked the 10th anniversary of East Timor's internationally organized referendum in which 79% of the population voted to break away from Indonesia and build a nation of their own.