October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy toll. Image by Jason Motlagh. Philippines, 2016.
December 9, 2016 /
Jason Motlagh
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy...
Still from video. Image by Jason Motlagh. Philippines, 2016.
December 9, 2016 / AJ+
Jason Motlagh
Thousands of people have been dragged from their homes and executed on the streets since Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a new war on drugs. AJ+ follows photographers on the murder beat...
Richard Bernstein at the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
December 7, 2016
Richard Bernstein, Mark Schulte
Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.
A young girl carries scavenged coal from the bottom of the Alkusha Coalfield.
December 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Larry C. Price
In the tiny Indian village of Ganshadih, women and young girls dodge underground fire to scavenge meager bits of coal from India's largest open-pit mine.
Much of India's cotton farmers use GMO seeds. The Chetna cooperative is changing that by reintroducing organic cotton to the subcontinent.
December 1, 2016 / Forbes
Esha Chhabra
An American is collaborating with Indian farmers to build a new kind of business model for cotton farming. If successful, it could revolutionize India’s cotton farming industry.
The writer Hu Fayun at his home in Wuhan, summer 2016. Image by Sim Chi Yin/VII Photos.
November 30, 2016 / The New York Review of Books
Ian Johnson, Sim Chi Yin
Talking China: the latest in a series of interviews with Chinese thinkers on how they push for change, the writer Hu Fayun reflects on how tough it is to remain an honest person inside the system.
The shaken landscape in Nepal could have a heightened level of landslides years or even decades after the devastating earthquake in 2015. Image by Kristen Cook. Nepal, 2015.
November 17, 2016
Ari Daniel, Jane Qiu
Winning reporting focused on landslides in Nepal including work supported by the Pulitzer Center and published in Nature.
Women dressed in traditional Korean dresses performing at the opening ceremony of the 15th Pyongyang International Film Festival. Image by Laya Maheshwari. North Korea, 2016.
November 16, 2016 / Fandor
Laya Maheshwari
More than 10 years ago, a British filmmaker received unprecedented access to film in Pyongyang. The documentary he made is an engaging portal into everyday life in North Korea.
Paul Salopek with Out of Eden Walk essay contest winner Nick Fahy.
November 16, 2016
Nick Fahy, Paul Salopek
Walking with Paul Salopek in Uzbekistan, Nick Fahy, the winner of the Out of Eden essay contest, discovers a world without walls.
Scientists take measurements on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet. Image by Eli Kintisch.
November 15, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: did economic change contribute to the disappearance of Norse settlements? Discussion of Trump's involvement in the climate agreement, and how refugees cross Europe using their smartphones.
Villagers rebuilding in Langtang, a popular tourist destination in northern Nepal where the 2015 earthquake triggered a monstrous avalanche and killed nearly 400 people, face uncertain future risks. Image by Jane Qiu. Nepal, 2016.
November 10, 2016
Jane Qiu
Pulitzer Center grantee honored for reporting on landslide-related reconstruction risks in post-earthquake Nepal.
Deforestation due to palm oil farming threatens Borneo's rainforests. Screenshot from Kent Wagner's video "Mist and Mystery: Deforestation". Indonesia, 2016.
November 5, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kent Wagner
Borneo is home to the Earth’s oldest rainforests, but deforestation is slowly depleting them.

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