Officially, Canaima National Park is located outside the Orinoco Mining Arc, yet more than one thousand hectares of its surface are being subjected to gold mining operations. Venezuela’s current humanitarian crisis is compelling the Indigenous people of the Gran Sabana to participate in an activity that threatens one of Earth’s most biodiverse corners.
Healthcare workers in Africa are grappling with shortages in PPE, and, as the number of cases rises, both local and global pressures on supply and demand leave many frontline workers vulnerable.
In Nigeria, the turn to online learning highlights disparaties in internet and electricity access throughout the country—especially for persons with disabilities.
North Carolina will begin working with other state offices to address vulnerabilities caused by climate change but still have more work to do to make their communities more resilient.
During the coronavirus pandemic, Erika Guadalupe, executive director of Juntos, has led the immigrant rights organization in providing direct services to vulnerable populations.
The derailing of Hkakabo Razi’s World Heritage bid reveals a multifaceted battle of interests spanning international conservation, commercial exploitation, party politics, and local desires to wrest back forest management.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in December 2019, there has been a spike of domestic and gender-based violence worldwide. In Nigeria, non-governmental organizations are working to combat this social pandemic.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, paying rent was not just about a protest — it wasn’t an option.
Catzie Vilayphonh, of Laos in the House, describes how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted the sense of community and culture for many Americans including immigrants and refugees.
Conditions created by the coronavirus form the perfect environment for radical movements. Not only did the Islamic State organization hurry to issue medical, ideological, and communicative instructions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but it also began to intensify its attacks from the organization's center in Iraq.
When the temperatures rise in the mountains, living things have an advantage: they can climb up. But what happens when the summit is reached? This can be seen in the Peruvian Manú National Park.
The comprehensive plan to address North Carolina’s vulnerability to climate change has been submitted to Governor Roy Cooper.
Journalism funders from across the country fielded questions from filmmakers about how to secure journalism grants to fund their their documentary projects.
Deep engagement at schools, colleges and prisons in Chicago and North Carolina, inspired by the lead writer on The New York Times Magazine's 1619 Project and by Art for Justice Fund grantees working to end mass incarceration.
The podcast's second season reported on climate change in the Arctic region.
The Pulitzer Center and the University of Chicago welcome award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones for a conversation on The 1619 Project.
Nariman el-Mofty's Pulitzer Prize-winning photos from Yemen's Dirty War were displayed at Photoville NYC 2019.
Pulitzer Center communications and inclusion manager, Jin Ding, participated in panel discussion alongside Pulitzer Center grantees about how to secure journalism funding.
Columbia University students will screen their short film about an asylum-seeking intersex woman who fled Zimbabwe with $60 at NewFest in New York City on October 26, 2019.
In its tenth year partnering with the Pulitzer Center, Free Spirit Media empowers students to tell stories of their community through film.
The new Connected Coastlines initiative is praised for its collaborative approach to environmental reporting.
Pulitzer Center grantee, Larry C. Price, was awarded an Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award at the 2019 Online News Association Conference & Awards Ceremony in New Orleans.
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.