Brooke Jarvis investigates the mystery of the Tasmanian tiger, a global icon of extinction that some believe still exists—out there in the wild, just beyond the reach of human knowledge.
Alex Potter provides a rare look into Yemen’s War, where children starve and hospitals are on life-support.
Is Africa the next frontier for Silicon Valley? Despite all the fanfare and media coverage, the venture capital scene in Africa, particularly beyond South Africa, remains nascent.
Colombian physicists and engineers are working on more efficient ways to detect land mines that still riddle their country.
Grantee Lizzie Wade accompanied geologists and ecologists as they explored former guerrilla territory in Colombia. Read her feature for Science magazine here.
Hundreds of detainees without charges condemn sexual abuse from United Arab Emirates-controlled prisons in Yemen.
The Gesher Clinic in Jaffa is down to opening nine hours a week despite the overwhelming need for mental healthcare. Its patients, many of whom survived Sinai torture camps, face an uncertain future.
A rural school for girls in India demonstrates how adding women’s rights education to the academic curriculum can help bring about systemic gender equality in traditional, patriarchal communities.
Cancer is becoming a leading cause of death in less economically developed countries like Haiti. One physician has spent his career learning how to combat this growing epidemic.
Photographer Jake Naughton and art director Aarti Singh of Suno Labs aim to show that progress for any marginalized identity isn’t always linear in their new series "Yesterday Tomorrow Today."
One of China's most courageous public intellectuals talks about her fight against censors and explains how the Party uses traditional means to rule the world's next superpower.
Yemeni villagers recount the horror of looking for their children after a Saudi Arabian airstrike on a wedding party.
Senators introduce Child Protection Compact Act, a bill providing the State Department with additional tools to combat child trafficking, exploitation and enslavement.
Specialists from across sectors gathered at the National Geographic Society on World Water Day, Monday, March 22, to share information on an issue seemingly so simple we often take it for granted.
But you don't have to be an expert to know about water.
Just ask the man who sold me my coffee today. "Well, that's obvious," he said of the event, "it doesn't matter what else people have; without water, they're going to go after each other to get it."
Inside the shade of a tribal hut in rural India, I am listening to Devudama tell her story in Telugu. Our translator sits between us with the neighbor's baby on her lap while the neighbor chats with a friend. The baby is busily gumming our translator's arm. Two dogs sleep in the sun, and children's clothing is drying on the slanted, low-hanging roof of the opposite hut.
This morning, David Westphal and Geoffrey Cowan gave a press briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to discuss their report "Public Policy and Funding the News." Westphal is executive in residence at the USC Annenberg School for Journalism and former Washington editor for McClatchy. Cowan is dean emeritus at Annenberg.
Tonight, ABC's 20/20 will air the Pulitzer Center supported reporting project by journalists Dane Liu and Carmen Russell on child slavery in Haiti.
William Wheeler was honored in Copenhagen, while the UN held its climate change conference, with an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," exploring the water crisis in South Asia. The Orange County Register features an interview with him on his climate change work.
Sean Gallagher tasted sand as he focused his camera lens on a masked man who had emerged suddenly from the bright orange cloud that enveloped both of them. Unable to see more than a few yards in front of himself, Mr. Gallagher pressed the shutter and the man disappeared into the sandstorm, as if he had been an apparition.
A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.
Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.
See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May receives an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on the project "Olga's Girls," which tells the story of indentured servants in Nepal.
Sean Gallagher won Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey's first Emerging Photographer Fund in 2008, and used the prize to travel to China to photograph the devastating effects of desertification on the most populous country on earth. Since then he has also received grant money to continue his work from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Recently, he even managed to slip into North Korea, disguised as a tourist.
I've been following Sean's progress through his many blogs – his own, one on Resolve and one for the Pulitzer Centre.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mary Wiltenburg talks about her work for Christian Science Monitor on “Little Bill Clinton,” a refugee displaced by the conflicts in Congo and Rwanda, currently living in Atlanta, Georgia.