Matt Hongoltz-Hetling and Michael Seamans document the effects the growing hydropower industry is having on Canadian communities and ecosystems.
In the Kiski Valley, mill closures helped push half the kids into poverty, forcing a principal and his staff to change their thinking.
Kenneth Dickerman and James Whitlow Delano document the damage palm oil plantations have had on the culture and ecology of the Batek of Kuala Koh, Malaysia's last hunter-gatherers.
Pulitzer Center grantee Alex Maclean documents the effects of sea level rise on the East Coast through aerial photography.
Xyza Cruz Bacani’s exploration of Indonesia’s palm oil plantations focuses on the lives of local workers.
A group of men from Mexico contends with a difficult decision every year—to stay and work on a farm in Connecticut or to make the journey home to see their families.
Many forecasts for climate change assume that tropical forests will continue to offset human emissions as the world warms. What if they don’t?
Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow Carly Graf from Medill School of Journalism reports on how Palestinian resistance starts with what people eat.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to eradicate Indigenous lands for agribusiness purposes. What lies ahead for the Potiguaras and Guarani-Kaiowás on their quest for land recognition?
The best known Wisconsin survey, taken more than a decade ago, estimated the hired immigrant workforce at more than 40% of the total.
Amy Martin and Nick Mott went to Kaktovik, Alaska to investigate climate impacts, polar bear tourism, and oil drilling threats to this small town on the boundaries of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
India has the potential to nearly quadruple the world’s tiger population. But some experts say that that could — ironically — require killing some of them.
A national census in Bosnia in October 2013 may reveal an increasingly ethnic Bosnian population, but getting minorities to officially declare their often-stigmatized identities will be difficult.
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
The Pulitzer Center welcomes Wake Forest University, High Point University and Guilford College to its Campus Consortium network.
Boulder, known for its green ideology, is preparing to take over the town's electrical utility in an effort to become more sustainable and bring the power of choice back to the public.
Hawaii's ‘i’iwi honeycreeper may not last another generation and its extinction would change the biological diversity and culture of the islands.
Some of the biggest criticisms of international aid are coming from self-reflective aid workers who question their role and the role of their employers in developing nations.
Every five years the federal government passes a Farm Bill to outline agriculture and food policy. This year, interest groups are trying to get a policy protecting farmworker rights included.
Animal welfare organizations seek additional protections for chimpanzees that could ultimately result in the end of their appearances in movies and commercials.
Coming off of adventures in Asia during summer 2011, one traveler's questions shifted from whether China is ready for an Arab Spring to what the future of democracy looks like there.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
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.
A film by two Columbia Journalism School student fellows was selected to be screened in four film festivals across North America.
“What if I told you that the year 1619 is as important to the American story as the year 1776? What if I told you that America is a country born both of an idea and a lie?” author Nikole Hannah-Jones asked during the live-streamed announcement of 'The 1619 Project,' for which the Pulitzer Center serves as the education partner, at the TimesCenter on Tuesday, August 13.
The New York Times Magazine has partnered with the Pulitzer Center on 'The 1619 Project,' an expansive issue of the magazine exploring the legacies of slavery in America today. We highlight significant coverage of the project in this post.