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.
Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from dairy farmers' sales on promotions and partnerships, but milk sales continue to fall.
Cubans seeking asylum in the United States fear reprisals if they are forced to return to Cuba.
Daily life is fraught with danger for people living in remote areas of a country where health funding is as scarce as specialist medicine.
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome to preserve—knowing many are already lost.
In the first part of a special two-part series, reporter and photographer Spike Johnson examines how dead zones affect the Gulf seafood industry and efforts being taken in Louisiana to mitigate the problem.
An Australian man was prescribed opioids after a routine wisdom teeth surgery. Addiction soon followed, including countless overdoses. His mother, who raised him alone, has done everything she can to help him, but he keeps returning to prescription pills, which Australia's weak regulations make easy to get.
More than 3 million Australians—an eighth of the country’s population—are getting at least one opioid prescription a year.
In the forests of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, a green initiative is uniting generations and faiths.
Clever slogans and campaigns have failed to slow milk's decline or the rise of competing beverages.
The scramble for land along River Nile by foreign investors in has seen swaths and stretches of fertile communal lands being allocated without the due involvement of local communities.
A Haitian teen, whose two-year battle with an advanced form of childhood cancer illustrated how the poor and powerless pay the price for the failure of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their medical system, has died. He was 19.
Persephone Miel Fellow for 2014 selected from field of more than 220 applicants from nearly 80 countries.
The 1,000-day period from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday influences an individual’s ability to grow, learn, and work.
When wealthy nations decide to punish poor nations for alleged bad behavior, it is not the leaders of the poor nations who suffer, but rather the poor themselves.
How can you tell if your clothes were manufactured in reputable factories? You can't. But two groups are trying to make a difference.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh reconstructs the Rana Plaza garment factory disaster.
It has been nearly a year since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh left more than 1,100 workers dead.
Pulitzer Center project combines data visualization and the work of journalists around the world to show the public health impact of traffic fatalities
Pulitzer Center grantee Michael Edison Hayden first became interested in India's government hospitals after his wife gave birth to their son last May at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.
Drone warfare—cheap, easy and deadly—is likely to write the next chapter of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Politics in Russia has always made for interesting theater, the current crisis in Crimea being no exception.
The women and girls who work in the sweatshops of Bangladesh’s garment industry put in backbreaking hours for pitiful wages.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mattathias Schwartz visits D.C. schools to discuss the effects of the U.S."war on drugs" in one country along the supply route and the dangers of vilifying people and places.