All across the Arctic, indigenous languages are on the decline. But in many communities, people are finding new ways to reclaim both language and culture.
The Greenland ice sheet helps cool the world, but it's melting. Scientists are trying to learn as much as they can, as fast as they can.
Fated by geography, the San Joaquin Valley’s surfeit of cows, cars, crops, and oil produce air pollution that weighs heavily on public health.
In Kentucky, just 11 percent of police agencies report how much money and assets they seize every year. The full extent of assets seized statewide is unknown.
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
We can’t save ourselves if the White House stands in the way. Indira Lakshmanan discusses climate change in her column for The Boston Globe.
The State of Mexico is a nexus for a dispute between the government and the women-led activists of one of the country's largest indigenous groups. This story is part of a multimedia project that follows a rural community’s fight for water.
Pulitzer Center executive editor Indira Lakshmanan talks with Ali Velshi from MSNBC on President Trump's statements defending Saudi Arabia Prince's involvement over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Swedish women have joined the infantry for decades. The question is not whether women can be combat-effective, but whether a hypermasculine military culture can adjust.
Canada has, in some ways, attempted to address its history with Indian Residential Schools. But America—the country that created the system—has not. It's time for a reckoning.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette food writer and restaurant critic Melissa McCart discusses her reporting on how changes to immigration policy impact Pittsburgh businesses.
Survivors of the Zapatista conflict’s deadliest massacre reflect on the gruesome details of a day that forever changed their lives, sending shockwaves rippling throughout Chiapas's tormented history.
Feeling abandoned and disenfranchised, a group of previously apolitical voters in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, wages a grassroots campaign for the only man they feel can save them.
The Pulitzer Center Catchlight Media fellow, Tomas van Houtryve, reports on the U.S.-Mexico border and the “weaponization” of photography using historical photographic techniques alongside cutting-edge surveillance technology.
A group of mothers with missing children just unearthed the biggest narco mass gravesite in Mexican history. This project documents their struggle to discover what happened their kids.
Post-NAFTA, Mexico was flooded with cheap, sugary, and fatty junk foods from the U.S., spawning a duel crisis—obesity and malnutrition.
Inter(Nation)al explores current events through the lens of treaties signed between the U.S. Government and Native Nations. These treaties bind all of us—legally and culturally.
Donald Trump's promised border wall will involve taking land from hundreds of people. An earlier land grab to build border fencing was rushed, sloppy, and gave landowners wildly differing payments.
Season two of Threshold takes listeners to the homes, hunting grounds, and melting coastlines of Arctic peoples, where climate change isn’t an abstract concept, but a part of daily life.
Together, more than 148 non-profit Jewish federations hold assets of $16 billion in the United States and Canada. Investigative journalist Uri Blau examines how the money is spent.
Up Canada's West Coast in search of the world's biggest unreported land conflict.
Weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the island continues its battle for food, water and electricity. Ryan Michalesko reports on the fate of this U.S. territory and its people.
An examination of the ongoing geopolitical transformation of the Arctic along the old Cold War frontline from Alaska through Canada and Greenland.
Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented flooding of the U.S. Gulf Coast. Alex MacLean and Daniel Grossman fly over the region to report on the damage and seek lessons for better storm resilience.
How is climate change challenging Native communities across rural Alaska where hunting, fishing and foraging for food anchors cultures and economies? And what happens when whale meat begins to spoil?
In his project, "The Life Equation," grantees Rob Tinworth and Miles O'Brien explore the concept of "big data" and the cost effectiveness of global health.
Three science teams, two glaciers, one reporter.
Eli Kintisch visited high Arctic sites in Siberia and Alaska to report on the tenuous state of the permafrost.
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
Uri Blau used U.S. and Israeli tax records to connect the dots between American tax-exempt charities and their Israeli beneficiaries operating over the Green Line.
A life straddling communism and democracy fine-tuned Yana Pasova to receive and record all the parallels between present day Cuba and her native Bulgaria, pre-1989.
Matt Black discusses his cross-country trip to explore and spark discussion about poverty and inequality in the United States.
A lesson plan to accompany reporting projects that cover child migration.
Aid agencies and NGOs are increasingly partnering with large corporations. Is this the answer to global development in the 21st century—or is it just corporate welfare for the One Percent?
The Everyday projects are a wonderful entry point into learning about the world. Check out this video to see how you can use them in your classroom.
Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman discusses her work looking at the public health legacy of Canada's Indian Residential School system.
Eighteen 6th grade students from Alice Deal Middle School performed poems in response to Pulitzer Center reporting projects and sparked dialogues with passersby.
For the third year, high school seniors at the New York City Lab School participate in the 'Out of Lab' project, an exercise in slow journalism that allows students to uncover underreported stories in their local communities.
This week: discussing feminism and access to education, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and explaining the placebo's power.
Youth activists from diverse communities across the country share their experiences as leaders in the movement against gun violence and guide an interactive dialogue on media representation.
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.
A month after the release of his newest book, Jon Meacham spoke at the Pulitzer Center about America's historical resilience and how Trump fits into that framework.
A special series supported by the Pulitzer Center for Science magazine and PBS NewsHour.
Philippines-based journalist highlights impact of President Duterte's policies on impoverished communities and families.
Middle school students from Wheatley Education Campus in Washington, DC explored videography with producers and story editors at Vox.
Two Pulitzer Center grantees, Anita Hofschneider and Cory Lum, won the Small Newsroom Sally Jacobsen International Perspectives Award from the Associated Press Media Editors (APME).
Over the course of three hours, workshop facilitators consider challenges facing journalists and offer solutions used through their careers.
At a Beyond War conference panel, journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on the Rohingya crisis while the former Ambassador to Burma explained attempts by the United States to curb the persecution.
By exploring land seizures for a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley, students will learn about federal and state eminent domain policy and share that information with the local community.
This lesson asks students to examine Salvadoran gang violence in the U.S. and El Salvador, evaluating the role deportation plays in stoking violence and considering its impact on multiple actors.
Lesson 7/7. In this lesson, students conclude their work on Everyday DC by completing a final individual and collaborative project.
Students will summarize text about undocumented mothers and the ankle monitors. Students will then create an argument using details from the text.
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Lesson 4/7. In this lesson, students develop curation and caption-writing skills for their Everyday DC project.
Lesson 3/7. This lesson introduces students to photography techniques for use in their Everyday DC project.
Lesson 2/7. In this lesson, students begin to identify subjects for their Everyday DC project, using Everyday Africa photos as a model.
Lesson 1/7. This lesson introduces students to Everyday Africa and the Everyday DC unit through interactive activities.
Students will analyze how selection and order of information are used to tell stories of gun violence. They will curate photo essays and produce policy recommendations to reduce local violence.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.