Projects

Launched May 7, 2007 Kelly Hearn
Oil and gas finds are turning the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains and the adjacent Amazonian lowlands of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia into a hydrocarbon hotspot.
Launched April 27, 2007 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 consequence
Launched April 16, 2007 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).
Launched April 12, 2007 Nicholas Wadhams, Zoe Alsop
U.S.-backed Ethiopian troops grabbed headlines in late 2006, invading Somalia to drive the Islamic Courts Union from power.
Launched March 15, 2007 Alexandra Poolos
Home to the sole U.S. forward operating base into Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan maintains strong ties to Russia.
Launched February 19, 2007 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.
Launched February 11, 2007 Riccardo Gangale, Sonia Scherr
Several Vermont high school students traveled to Rwanda in December 2006 to meet with teenagers orphaned by AIDS.
Launched October 15, 2006 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.
Launched September 25, 2006 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.
Launched September 18, 2006 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.
Launched September 11, 2006 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.
Launched July 30, 2006 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.
Launched June 22, 2006 Jeffrey Barbee, Stephanie Hanes
In Zimbabwe, growing political and economic instability has put unprecedented pressure on the country's environment.
Launched June 17, 2006 Tyler Marshall
Tyler Marshall reports on the prodigious spread of China's geopolitical influence across southeast Asia and the western Pacific, often in territories long noted as American allies.
Launched April 1, 2006 Gabrielle Weiss, Kris Kitto
In the thick green rainforest at the triple frontier of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, a Muslim Arab community stands accused — yet again — of complicity in international terrorism.
Launched March 28, 2006 Jeffrey Barbee, Stephanie Hanes
Reporter Stephanie Hanes and photographer Jeffrey Barbee traveled around Rwanda to look at the lasting impact of choices made about the environment during conflict.
Launched March 2, 2006 Christopher Milner
As the world watches Darfur to the West, government harassments in East Sudan have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.
Launched January 15, 2006 Jon Sawyer
Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center executive director, traveled to Sudan in early 2006 to investigate the effectiveness of the African Union's peacekeeping mission in Darfur.