Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug’s danger.
The Brazil nut tree plays a critical role in the global climate and weather across South America. Deforestation is putting it all at risk.
Indonesia’s mangroves are an incredibly effective tool against climate change — but they’re being cut down to grow shrimp and palm oil for you.
Afrormosia is a gorgeous, resilient giant of the Congo Basin that’s edging closer to extinction.
Two Trump administration initiatives have driven down traffic, locals say: the “remain in Mexico” program requiring people to wait out their asylum cases south of the border, and the threat to slap tariffs on Mexico unless it cracked down on migrants crossing through it.
Meet the trees, get to know their superpowers, and learn how scientists are trying to protect them.
The State Department has issued warnings advising against travel to Mexican border states and the president has considered labeling cartels as terrorist organizations. But Trump officials continue to downplay the violence in cities where "remain in Mexico" is in place.
Filmmakers Hana Elias and Eleonore Voisard introduced us to community organizer Somia Elrowmeim in their documentary, "Holding Fire." Here they report on the buzzing new energy of New York City local races and other grassroots activists who share much of Elrowmein's vision.
Concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, are growing rapidly and taking over an increasing share of the state’s milk production.
The world's forests are getting drier and people are living closer to them, ushering in a dangerous new era—unless we can find a way to coexist with the flames.
A privately funded, nonprofit organization is creating a 3.2 million-acre wildlife sanctuary in northeastern Montana.
The country successfully toppled a dictator. Now it's in an epic battle to secure freedom.
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?
Reporting Fellow Erin McGoff wins Best Director at the Los Angeles Festival.
Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow Patrick Ammerman from the University of Pennsylvania discusses his reporting project on Venezuelan migrants in Colombia on the DosPuntos radio program. [In Spanish]
Grantees Martin Enserink and Brian Cassey won the annual ASTMH Communications Award.
Ayo Awokoya and Tobias Jones received the 2019 Frontline Club Award For Print for their in-depth, investigative reporting on exploited migrants working in the south of Italy.
Florida newsroom executives and Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan joined the Athena Society in Tampa to have a conversation about the Florida Climate Reporting Network.
Ekeke, a 2019 Pulitzer Center Fellow who reported on Nigerian refugees, speaks to the San Franciso Chronicle about creating visual symphonies.
Forsyth Technical Community College Reporting Fellow Shirin Alhroob traveled to Turkey to report on women in the IT industry.
Journalists, scientists, policymakers, and residents discuss how climate change is threatening Cape Cod and what to do about it at an inaugural Connected Coastlines event at BU.
The first day of presentations tackled topics including displacement, religion, cultural identity, and women's health.
The Pulitzer Center's 2019 Reporting Fellows gather in Washington, D.C., for two days of panel discussions and a formal dinner to celebrate the work of Fellows in the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium partner schools.
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.