Indigenous peoples and ribereños in the southern Brazilian Amazon are mobilizing to prevent the invasion of more than 138 hydroelectric structures in the Juruena River watershed that would exacerbate deforestation metrics throughout the region.
The Texas Tribune visited a migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, to investigate another aspect of the ongoing border crisis: migrants from around the world crowding into Mexican border towns as they wait for a chance to claim asylum in the U.S.
This young Brazilian activist is fighting to change unsustainable practices in her community, asking that they stop littering and stop burning trash. This is the fourth story in the series "Rainforest Defenders," which presents five young leaders who are fighting to save the Amazon rainforest.
In February, a team of journalists traveled to the Amazon to spend time with the Sateré-Mawé, documenting their culture and their longstanding conflicts with mining companies and land thieves. Their series of reports examines the new threats posed to the Sateré and Indigenous groups throughout Brazil in the face of President Jair Bolsonaro's pro-ruralist policies.
The Senda de Vida shelter in Reynosa is over capacity, filled with migrants and refugees from around the world. U.S. officials will only let a handful at a time cross the border.
Sayed Alam left his home on an island, a vacation destination in Bangladesh, for a refugee camp on the mainland.
Majid Khan, who was tortured for three years in C.I.A. prisons before being sent to Guantánamo Bay, is pursuing a strategy with his legal team in an effort to force the United States government to acknowledge what was done to him — and to give him a measure of compensation for it.
Ebola survivor Maurice Kakule Kutsunga is working to dispel rumours about the virus and health care providers.
The Central African Republic has been blighted by a succession of vicious conflicts. Now, a former military attorney-general from the DRC is leading the country's Special Criminal Court.
India destroys thousands of acres of forest each year, loss supposedly offset by a compensatory afforestation scheme. But the scheme, now a new law, is undermining the rights of indigenous communities.
The Riberinhos live at the margins of the rivers of the Teles Pires watersheds and are one of the communities most impacted by dam construction in the Amazon region. The dams generate billions of Brazilian reales each year.
People are eating more fish than ever, and a third of global stocks are threatened by overfishing. A small company says its genetically engineered salmon can help meet the demand, while critics say it’s a step in the wrong direction.
The Haitians say, "Little by little the bird builds its nest." Here are several stories about community-based programs in developing countries and their impact on children.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Malaysia, China and Russia.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the election of Betsy Dietel to its board of directors.
Pulitzer Center grantees Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac uncover stories of peace among people of diverse ethnicities in their third book together, “Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds."
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Russia to Senegal.
Too Young To Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides wins second place in the issue reporting multimedia story division of the Pictures of the Year International's photojournalism competition.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tracey Eaton highlights recent interviews with Cuba experts, including an economist and a former security agent, and the posting of the 100th video to his Cuba Money Project.
Daniel Alarcón shares the story behind the development and launch of Radio Ambulante, a monthly Spanish-language radio program showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the United States.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from India to Equatorial Guinea.
Habiba Nosheen won a Gracie Award in the category of outstanding reporter/correspondent for her reporting on Nepal's adoption industry.
One of Richard Mosse's unique infra-red photographs from Congo can be seen in The New York Review of Books.
Andre Lambertson presents his photographs of post-quake Haiti at the University of Virginia and appears in The Cavalier Daily.