Image by Pankaj Khadka. Nepal, 2015.
Launched October 5, 2015 Pankaj Khadka
As thousands of able-bodied men leave Nepali villages for cities and go abroad for employment and to escape poverty, many villages no longer have any adult men—only kids, women, and elderly remain.
Three boys in the Ponkrom village, dressed in their tattered uniforms, are shoeless. Image by Olivia Conti. Ghana, 2015.
Launched October 2, 2015 Olivia Conti
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
Launched September 28, 2015 Carl Gierstorfer
A documentary by Carl Gierstorfer follows one community’s fight for survival against Ebola through the eyes of the Liberians on the front lines battling to bring the outbreak to an end.
Image by Tzeli Hadjidimitriou. Greece, 2015.
Launched September 24, 2015 Jeanne Carstensen
For thousands of refugees, the shores of Lesbos are their first passage into Europe. Can locals cope with the arrival of tens of thousands each month?
Image by Pierre Kattar. Nepal, 2015.
Launched September 16, 2015 Pierre Kattar
In eastern Nepal, a Hepatitis E epidemic infected over 5,000 people, killing over a dozen. But in Kathmandu, water scarcity provides opportunity for some.
Image by Richard Bernstein. Taiwan, 2015.
Launched September 4, 2015 Richard Bernstein
Can China take over Taiwan without reunification? Many on Taiwan are worried that that's what it's doing.
Image by John Soper. Ghana, 2015.
Launched September 4, 2015 John Soper
Ghana's offshore oil industry began drilling in 2010, bringing with it significant economic growth. However, history shows that managing oil resources often proves more difficult than expected.
Pulitzer Student Fellow Julia Boccagno prepares to interview a transgender cabaret performer backstage at Tiffany's Show Pattaya. Image Courtesy of Julia Boccagno. Thailand, 2015.
Launched August 29, 2015 Julia Boccagno
Although Thailand may appear accepting of transgenders, it ostracizes “ladyboys” from mainstream society, forcing them into industries where stereotypes prevail and denying them legal protection.
Launched August 25, 2015 Sam Knight
Bringing isolated rainforests into a new global deal to combat climate change is a noble and important idea—but can it work in practice?
Image by Ann Schraufnagel. India, 2015.
Launched August 21, 2015 Ann Schraufnagel
Six hundred million Indians defecate outside every day. What does this mean for Indian society and what will it take to change this practice?
Launched August 19, 2015 James Harkin
James Harkin reports from Syria, in an exploration of human and cultural loss.
Image by Eli Kintisch. Russia, 2015.
Launched August 13, 2015 Eli Kintisch
The arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet. This project explores how the soil in arctic regions explains past climate change, and how its forests may portend a challenging future.
Children wearing the uniform of Communist youth are prepared to salute “Votó!” (“He voted!”), as a woman places her ballot in Cuba’s Elecciones Parciales (Partial Elections). The vote was to elect delegates to the Municipal Assemblies of People’s Power, the country’s unicameral parliament, on April 19, in Havana. The delegates function as district representatives for a two-and-a-half-year term. Image by Yana Paskova. Cuba, 2015.
Launched August 13, 2015 Yana Paskova
Cuban communism is in flux. Citizens own businesses and property; some are even allowed to protest. Yet reminders of the regime are a constant presence.
Image by Justin Catanoso. Italy, 2015.
Launched August 11, 2015 Justin Catanoso
Latin America's first pope derides our "throw-away" culture while offering a stern prescription for environmental protection. Will those who revere him in his native region follow his lead?
Image by Reese Erlich. Iran, 2015.
Launched August 7, 2015 Reese Erlich
The US fears Iran's nuclear program but the view from Tehran is far different. Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich goes beyond the stereotypes to get the view of ordinary Iranians.
On July 24, 2015 students in Guadalajara program during a week-long event called CampusParty aimed at improving technology expertise. Image by Kara Andrade. Mexico, 2015.
Launched August 4, 2015 Kara Andrade
Kara Andrade travels to Mexico to investigate the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for transparency, activism and citizen reporting, as well as its risks to citizens.
Image by Daniel Sagalyn.
Launched July 31, 2015 Daniel Sagalyn, Jamie McIntyre
The Pentagon plans to replace the current nuclear arsenal, including 12 new nuclear armed submarines in the coming decades. But can the United States afford this and is it necessary?
Image by Tracey Eaton. Cuba, 2015.
Launched July 24, 2015 Tracey Eaton
The U.S. and Cuba are emerging from decades of Cold War hostility, raising expectations of sweeping change. Will Cuba’s restless 20-somethings stick around to see how their nation evolves?
Launched July 17, 2015 Jon Cohen, Malcolm Linton
Tijuana and San Diego, sister cities that have overlapping populations, have vastly different responses to HIV/AIDS, illustrating the stark challenges that still exist in many locales.
Launched July 16, 2015 Misha Friedman, Masha Gessen
Ukraine's government is set to completely change many of the Soviet-style state institutions, but it has a short window of opportunity and the notoriously corrupt police force is its main priority.
Launched July 15, 2015 Anna Hoffman
A small community of Irish citizens is now responsible for an entire nation's cultural revival.
Image by Daniel Black. Angola, 2015.
Launched July 15, 2015 Daniel Black
As Angola progresses further away from its devastating civil war, foreign companies are overly eager to construct the infrastructure the country needs to join the modern-era. Is this a good thing?
Launched July 10, 2015 Will Fitzgibbon, Eleanor Bell
Belying Australia's positive international reputation, mining companies from Down Under are accused of killing, maiming and polluting communities across Africa.
Launched July 2, 2015 Katie Orlinsky, Julia O'Malley
A look at how climate change is challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies.

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