For two years, the Bering Sea has been largely without winter ice, a development scientists modeling the warming impacts of greenhouse-gas pollution from fossil fuels once forecast would not occur until 2050.
Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with not much more than his computer and the help of a few friends.
The largely Afro-Caribbean community of Parcelas Suárez is starved of economic resources and faces another major challenge: drastic coastal erosion from strong Atlantic currents, made worse by sea-level rise and increasingly strong storms linked to climate change.
Nome residents remain skeptical of local police due to legacies of sexual harassment, police misconduct, and case mismanagement.
National Native News takes a look at the climate of fear, mistrust, and despair that arises when perpetrators don’t face any consequences. A group of mostly Alaska Native women have been working for years to change the narrative coming from a mostly male, non-Native government and legal structure.
Nome, Alaska's police department and city officials fostered a system of neglect and incompetence that left countless women and girls feeling isolated and traumatized.
If nothing is done, the Amazon rainforest might completely disappear before the end of the century.
Rape survivors and their supporters told the AP that the city’s police department has often failed to investigate sexual assaults or keep survivors informed about what, if anything, is happening with their cases.
How the World Health Organization is battling bullets, politics and a deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Migrants crossing at the Texas border fluctuate in the face of Trump administration policies. Recent executive actions coupled with long-standing federal regulations have caused a spike in refused entries.
The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial.
In the second part of a special two-part series, reporter and photographer Spike Johnson looks how Midwest agriculture contributes to the dead zone and what’s being done to reduce the damage.
Educators can use Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as a teaching tool by exposing classrooms to the the project and having students design and implement a narrative walk of their own.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Pulitzer Center editor Kem Knapp Sawyer opened the Global Classrooms Model UN conference with a talk on child soldiers—and on programs aimed at helping them find "the resilience to begin again."
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
Columbia University students receive awards at the Idlewild International Film Festival and Vancouver Queer Film Festival for a film about an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with $60.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
A film by two Columbia Journalism School student fellows was selected to be screened in four film festivals across North America.
“What if I told you that the year 1619 is as important to the American story as the year 1776? What if I told you that America is a country born both of an idea and a lie?” author Nikole Hannah-Jones asked during the live-streamed announcement of 'The 1619 Project,' for which the Pulitzer Center serves as the education partner, at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, August 13.
The New York Times Magazine has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on 'The 1619 Project,' an expansive issue of the magazine exploring the legacies of slavery in America today. We highlight significant coverage of the project in this post.
“I can remember thinking many times walking down the street with my cameras …‘This is hopeless. How can this ever be turned around?'" says photographer grantee Larry Price about working on Undark's multimedia project, "Breathtaking," now a finalist for a 2019 Online Journalism Award.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of July 30, 2019.
What are the challenges to ending AIDS? "Far From Over," a series supported by the Pulitzer Center for PBS NewsHour exploring societal stigma against HIV/AIDS, was nominated for an Emmy Award.
We have to decolonize ourselves: Eliane Brum, a Brazilian member of the Amazon Advisory Committee, addressing the first convening of the Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF).
“We didn’t know they would come to bomb us,” says Lung Ki, a character in 2017 Student Fellow Erin McGoff's film exploring the continuing impact of the 1964 - 1973 U.S. bombings of Laos.
Pulitzer Center Flagler College student fellow alum Jared Olson received a Florida 2019 Sunshine State award for a story about the displaced people of Nicolas Ruiz, a remote village in southern Mexico.
Timbs v. Indiana was a case involving civil asset forfeiture decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2019. It is a significant step toward judicial reform of civil asset forfeiture practices.