The state of Jharkhand in India launched a pilot project to test a calendar-based method of birth control developed at Georgetown University several years back.
When a 35 year-old man married a hologram, it provoked mixed reactions in Japan and abroad. But researchers believe it suggests broader technological trends and changing social phenomena.
In India, "sterilization camps" held in rural areas could be dangerous. But now that they've been banned, what will replace them?
A possible answer to Japan's demographic shifts in Nagi.
Decades after the war with America ended, Vietnamese families continue to search for the remains of their kin who are still missing in action.
In the Philippines and in the United States, foul-mouthed, womanizing, Biblically illiterate populists have won the democratic support of Christian voters. Why? What do religious voters really want?
How China is literally nation-building. Massive ships, mind-boggling amounts of sand, and an appetite for expansionism in the South China Sea: the recipe for a land grab like no other.
Monks, nomads, and a sport’s unlikely ascent in a remote corner of the globe.
Climate change is forcing people in rural Indonesia to move abroad to Malaysia, a top destination for Indonesian migrant workers. However, global warming is causing another problem for Indonesia — human trafficking.
By the time police arrived in the hamlet of Rainpada on July 1, 2018, the village council office was the scene of a massacre.
Palm oil is used in food and cosmetics, and palm plantations are a major agricultural activity in Indonesia. Yet it is having a negative environmental impact on the country.
As Japan's population gets older and smaller, the government is struggling to change its views on immigration.
The Catholic Church is an outspoken opponent of a deadly war on drugs in the Philippines. But in a face-off with President Duterte, the Church is losing ground, forcing its clergy to a crossroads.
On the Tibetan plateau, an unlikely group of nomads, Buddhist monks, and yak-wool artisans have seen their lives change—through basketball. Can they also help change Tibet?
As Japan experiences its steepest population decline since record-keeping began in 1967, Emiko Jozuka examines how a historically inward-looking country will reimagine its future.
U.S.-backed anti-trafficking shelters in India claim to rescue women from sexual slavery. But women kept against their will in these institutions say they are worse than prisons.
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
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.
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.
Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and writer Thomas Erdbrink follow members of one of the last nomadic communities in the world living on the Iranian plateau.
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.
Shiho Fukada's piece on elderly women in Japanese prisons was featured in Longreads' "Best in Crime Reporting" list.
Holocaust Memorial Museum's outside walls display images of the Rohingya crisis and pair with music by refugees.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
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.
Students will evaluate how communities rely on their ecosystems for survival and climate change's impact on their ability to do so by examining the Meitei people's relationship to Loktak Lake.
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.