May 25, 2016 /
Larry C. Price, Richard Paddock
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
May 24, 2016 / Mongabay
Justin Catanoso
The UN is revitalizing a program that gives wealthy nations carbon credits for investing in emission-reducing projects in developing nations; human rights protections are not yet part of the plan.
May 24, 2016 / National Geographic
Richard Paddock, Larry C. Price
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In a series on global pollution, we look at mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young.
May 21, 2016 / Mongabay
Justin Catanoso
UN negotiators are meeting in Germany to formulate plans to meet the goals set by the Paris Agreement on climate, but many see political will as weak and response as slow.
May 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Judith D. Schwartz
Glimpses of life in rural Zimbabwe: Managing cattle to restore land is improving conditions for remote villages and enhancing habitat for wildlife—including iconic antelope.
Courtesy Daniel Grossman
May 8, 2016 / Science Magazine
Dan Grossman
Ambitious experiment will test whether rising CO2 will boost the tropical carbon sink.
May 3, 2016
Tom Hundley, Paul Salopek
Paul Salopek on the Old Silk Road.
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 29, 2016
Steve Elfers, Ian James
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
Eavesdropping on landslides
April 28, 2016 / Nature
Jane Qiu
Grantee Jane Qiu speaks to Nature’s Adam Levy about how the effects of last year's earthquake in Nepal could be felt for years or even decades.
Acid rain seen through Picasso's Guernica
April 27, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Steve Hamann
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
"Dead Heart" by Aviel S.
April 27, 2016
Steve Hamann, Fareed Mostoufi
Students researched, they wrote, they interviewed each other. By utilizing the Pulitzer Center’s website, the art project became so much more than a simple painting project. Students became engaged...
Debris of the monstrous Langtang avalanche
April 27, 2016 / EGU Blogs
Jane Qiu
Venturing into the landslide-riddled terrains of the Langtang Valley has proved to be more perilous than expected.

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