Fishmeal factories in The Gambia supply fish farms in Asia and Europe but undercut the local market for affordable fish. Protestors are calling them out for pollution and overfishing pressure.
Chickens made Donnie Smith millions, and now he hopes they can lift Rwandan families out of poverty.
Russia's militarized push into the devastated but mineral-rich Central African Republic is one step toward shifting Africa's power dynamic from West to East.
In northern Tanzania, the Maasai people are seeing their ancestral lands claimed by the government, developers, and ruby-miners—all amid a serious drought.
Joe Rogan interviews Michael Scott Moore on his 977-day capture.
NPR interviews grantee Michael Scott Moore on his capture by Somali pirates.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
A former member of al-Shabab reflects on his time with the extremist group.
Worse droughts have caused serious water shortages, which impact both local farmers and mountain gorillas.
Buried alive, poisoned, scarred by acid - these are just some of the fates that have befallen Nigerian children accused of witchcraft. This BBC feature examines the root causes of these attacks.
As foreign-owned fishmeal factories proliferate in West Africa to supply feed for overseas aquaculture operations, prices for a key staple of the local diet are skyrocketing.
The city of 4 million people almost turned off its taps.
Governments, foundations, and nonprofits aim to help the world's poorest people by giving them livestock, cash, training, and education. What works best? How do we know?
A moving photo essay about the Maasai in northeast Tanzania, who are struggling to make a living on ancestral lands that the government keeps trying to take away.
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.
After three years of severe drought, Cape Town’s water supply is at the brink of failure. How do leaders and residents respond to an era of unreliable water?
Tools are now available to prevent and treat HIV infections, but Russia, Nigeria and the U.S. state of Florida each are struggling, for different reasons, to fully exploit the power of these tools.
A new railway embodies the high modernist aspirations of the Ethiopian government. But a journey from Addis Ababa to the coast reveals the often painful consequences of a grand infrastructure drive.
Despite death threats, environmentalist Phyllis Omido is fighting the Kenyan government, demanding compensation for residents of a slum outside Mombasa plagued by lead poisoning for over a decade.
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.
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.
In Gambia, authorities believe Chinese fishmeal factories will bring much needed investment to Africa’s smallest nation. Its residents disagree.
Can former fighters with a terrorist group be deradicalized and rehabilitated? An NGO in Somalia is trying to do just that with former Al-Shabab recruits who have defected from the group.
In a densely populated village outside Mombasa in Kenya, the effects of industrial pollution continue to harm inhabitants. Deborah Bloom chronicles an activist's fight against it.
In May 2018, Hassan Ghedi Santur traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia, to report on former al-Shabab child soldiers and the many challenges that await them once they defect from the group.
Photographer Thomas Dworzak discusses his reporting on Maasai women fighting for their land rights.
Yasmin Bendaas discusses reporting in Algeria—a 2012 project on the disappearing tradition of facial tattoos among the Chaouia and a current project on the effect of climate change on sheepherders.
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have each had difficulty mounting a strong response to HIV/AIDS, at a time when neighboring countries or states have made progress in bringing their epidemics to an end.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Tom Gardner discusses his reporting as he follows the railway from Addis Ababa to the Djibouti coast examining efforts of the Ethiopian government to use grand infrastructure to develop a poor region.
Take a look inside the classrooms at Kakuma refugee camp and see how the children are struggling to stay in school.
Churches in Ghana are booming and pastors have become some of the richest and most powerful people. But at what price? "Prophets and profits" investigates this boom and its consequences.
As fighting uproots more than a million people, Jack Losh travels to the Central African Republic to report on the country's civil war and humanitarian crisis.
Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism's Estacio Valoi discusses Kruger's contested borderlands and how he overcame the challenges of reporting in a remote zone by using new media tools.
The U.S. military recently invited a delegation of local leaders in Niger to tour a secretive drone base.
A brief recap of a journalism training on reporting land and property rights held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from July 31 thru August 3, 2018
This week: air pollution kills over 4 million people each year, Rohingya survivors tell their stories, and Putin is building his ties in Africa.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
This week: Nigerian children face abuse at the hands of religious leaders and family members, El Salvadorian gang members find their escape through the church, and what can be seen paddling down a river in Myanmar.
A special series supported by the Pulitzer Center for Science magazine and PBS NewsHour.
Panelists at the "Beyond War" conference share stories of local peacebuilding efforts.
Journalists and policymakers discuss the impact of external intervention in global conflicts during a panel at the Pulitzer Center Beyond War Conference.
Panelists discuss the role of social media in peace and conflict and how it has changed the way stories are reported.
The Associated Press won the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards Grand Prize. Another grantee, Foreign Policy, was honored with an RFK Journalism Award for new media.
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
This week: How global warming is thawing the arctic, children in a Peruvian mining town are suffering negative health effects, and in Kenya refugee children from 19 countries live together.
The Pulitzer Center and Thomson Reuters Foundation invite journalists from Southern African countries to apply for the 2018 Reporting Property Rights workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa, from July 31-August 3, 2018.
Independently and collaboratively, students piece together photo puzzles and investigate the stories behind them, all the while considering: Why is it important to seek out the full story?
Indigenous rights and visual literacy take center stage in these activity ideas and classroom resources, using reporting from six countries by Magnum photographers.
Reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.
What could you and your students do to fight climate change? This resource outlines letter-writing campaigns, research projects and school-wide event ideas for students.
Find all the context you need to teach "Losing Earth," including historical timelines and original transcripts from Senate hearings on climate change.
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Students will explore literary journalism by learning about what life is like for children who live in and got to school at Kakuma refugee camp.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...