Moises Saman’s latest work captures the terrible aftermath of the country’s civil war among its Tamil minority.
By investing billions of dollars in Pakistan and dozens of other countries, China is gaining cultural cachet worldwide.
Journey along one of the world’s greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banks.
As new research reveals the heavy toll of air pollution on Chinese citizens, the country’s leadership struggles to balance growth and public health.
In conflict-racked Deep South Thailand, a fundamentalist cleric crusades against extremism.
Cambodia’s tech sector is blooming and the country’s structural challenges might actually be strengths when adapting to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. What are the social risks and opportunities?
As development increases in Thailand, so does deforestation. Buddhist ecology monks, a new category of religious activists, are making an effort to conserve the environment in Thailand.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's mysterious disappearance has caused shockwaves throughout the world, with many now looking at Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on dissenters.
They’ve spent decades developing methods with Indian users in mind—but their work could help people around the world.
Followers of the Muslim Ahmadiyya sect continue to face religious persecution within Pakistan. Many relocate to the city of Rabwah, their only safe haven.
As modern life lures a generation to cities, some left behind struggle with drought and dust storms and wonder: What kind of life is this?
For decades, the Indian government has failed to prioritize individual well-being when it comes to family planning. Now advocates are helping couples take control of their contraceptive futures.
It has been eight years since the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, and Tamil-speaking war widows in the country's north are still seeking justice for wartime violations.
Will China's investment in Pakistan deliver the broad-based growth, prosperity, and jobs it promises? How will it reshape local politics, infrastructure, and the environment?
This project focuses on the nomadic communities of southern Iran whose pastoral lifestyle—and access to rangeland that such a lifestyle depends on—is threatened.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
Climate change, deforestation, and palm oil production are contributing to an increase in human trafficking in Indonesia.
India will soon be the most populous country in the world. Innovators throughout the country are creating new tools to help families stay small while taking control of their reproductive destinies.
In Odisha in eastern India, Arko Datto and Raghu Karnad cover the resistance of Dongria Kondh women to industrial interests that want to exploit their sacred hills for bauxite reserves.
This project explores efforts being made across India—from government, media and tech companies—to address the issue of disinformation spreading on social media and messaging platforms.
Cambodia's post-genocide journey creates new opportunities and risks in national systems such as health, justice, and tech governance. It also reveals remarkable stories of human courage over time.
From the personal to international, examining the long-term cultural impact of the 2011 Japan tsunami.
In 2017, Myanmar’s military targeted Rohingya Muslims in a pogrom of mass murder and rape. We investigate the deadliest massacre of a state-orchestrated genocide, years in the making.
Airborne particles—sometimes much smaller than the width of a human hair—are not just contributing to climate change. They are a leading driver of serious illness the world over.
Grantee Rachel Oswald investigates the possibility that South Korean conservatives will push for the development of nuclear weapons.
Raghu Karnad reported on the vast scale of residential schooling for tribal children in India—and the cost it exacts on fragile tribal cultures and heritage.
Aarti Singh and Jake Naughton discuss their work exploring the strange limbo of India's LGBTQ community.
Meet Jaime Joyce, who traveled to Bangladesh to visit children in the Rohingya refugee camps.
Journalist Jason Motlagh talks about his experience reporting on the persecution of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya minority—and the warning signs that went ignored prior to last year’s genocidal violence.
Indigenous people, once careful stewards of the rainforest, have been driven out of the forest to resettlement centers and denuded villages.
Grantee Chien-Chi Chang investigates the "quiet genocide" against the Lumad people in the Philippines.
How does a school for poor girls in rural India crack the patriarchal system? Annalisa Merelli discusses her reporting project "The Girl Effect."
Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan has been dealing with one it didn’t foresee: senior crime.
James Whitlow Delano returned to the slums of Manila to dig deeper into the lives of women left behind after men in their lives fell victim to extrajudicial killings in Duterte’s drug war.
Photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher reports from Beijing on the growing trend of exotic pet ownership in China.
Journalist Siddharthya Roy documents the many threads of political turmoil and violent crisis that have gripped Bangladesh.
Pulitzer Center grantee Max Pinckers wins first prize in the highly prestigious photography competition for his 'Red Ink' series.
Nathaniel Rich discusses “Losing Earth,” human inertia, and storytelling as “a moral act” in an interview with Nieman Storyboard.
In a major new environmental journalism initiative, the Pulitzer Center is administering a $5.5 million fund dedicated to covering the world's rainforests.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Rainforest Journalism Fund, a five-year, $5.5 million initiative focused on raising public awareness of the pressing environmental issues facing the world’s tropical forests.
Two scouts who won a Pulitzer Center slow journalism competition had the opportunity to accompany grantee Paul Salopek on his Out of Eden Walk in Northern India. Now, they have put what they learned into practice.
This week: air pollution kills over 4 million people each year, Rohingya survivors tell their stories, and Putin is building his ties in Africa.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is calling on Bangladeshi authorities to promptly release photographer Shahidul Alam, who was arrested and beaten by police on Sunday, August 5, 2018.
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.
Grantees Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin have won the Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence in Broadcast.
This week: making local-global connections with international news stories, joining a pedagogy workshop on teaching conflict, and practicing slow journalism in New York City.
This week: discussing feminism and access to education, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and explaining the placebo's power.
This week: exploring portraits of LGBTQ+ people in India, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and examining unique challenges and opportunities for youth peacebuilders.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
In this 30-45 minute lesson, students evaluate how a photojournalist composes portraits of elderly women in Japanese prisons using details from interviews.
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.
Want a journalist to speak with your class about their environmental reporting? Our grantees have expertise ranging from ocean health to pollution. Learn more about how to schedule a free visit.
Students explore text and photos (including Instagram stories) about a school for girls in rural India in order to spark conversation about access to education and feminism in their communities.