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.
Kazansky Station
July 11, 2016 / The Guardian
Joseph Schottenfeld, George Butler
Each week, thousands of men take a four-day rail journey from Tajikistan to Moscow in search of employment.
Rustam Orifi's "Ant"
July 6, 2016 / NPR
George Butler, Joseph Schottenfeld
A labor migrant from Tajikistan used his earnings in Russia to make a movie about ants.
Najiba holds her nephew, Shabir, who was injured from the same bomb blast that killed his sister. Najiba watched over the children while Shabir’s mother buried her daughter. Image by Paula Bronstein. Afghanistan, 2016.
June 19, 2016 / Viewfind
Paula Bronstein
“You’re making compromises all the time because of the security issues. But this is why I did this update, because the idea was to bring attention to a story that right now people aren’t really...
May 30, 2016
Lauren Shepherd
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
May 2, 2016 / Untold Stories
Kit R. Roane
Grantee Kit R. Roane takes a look back at the relationships between U.S. and USSR scientists during the Cold War.
April 30, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Paul Salopek
Three years ago, journalist Paul Salopek embarked on a decade-long walk around the world, He checks in with the PBS NewsHour to reflect on his journey thus far and what lies ahead.
April 19, 2016 / Roads & Kingdoms
Joseph Schottenfeld, Tim Brown
The president of Tajikistan once called Mirzasho Akobirov the country's best orchard keeper. Now, Akobirov would like others in Tajikistan to follow his example, rather than migrate to Russia.
February 8, 2016
Christopher de Bellaigue
Christopher de Bellaigue travels to Turkey to cover Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of the HDP, the main Kurdish party in Turkish politics, and explore his message of peace.
January 6, 2016 / Slant News
Pankaj Khadka
As young adult men leave for foreign employment opportunities, how is a Nepali village transforming? And how is the absence of young adult men affecting those who are left behind?
December 23, 2015
Evey Wilson
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
December 9, 2015 / Science Magazine
Eli Kintisch
Ecologist Sergey Zimov has created Pleistocene Park, a 14,000-hectare experiment testing whether hairy beasts can bring back ancient grasslands and prevent carbon-rich permafrost from thawing.
December 6, 2015 / Science Magazine
Eli Kintisch
A father-son team in Siberia wants to bring millions of animals to the tundra to preserve the permafrost, which has more than a trillion tons of carbon frozen in the soil.

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