In a little-known archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, a migration crisis that has claimed up to 50,000 lives is unfolding largely unnoticed by the outside world.
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.
The proposed Central Maine Power transmission corridor is on-schedule and on-budget, according to the company.
Large-scale hydropower is likely to play a role in the renewable energy landscape of the future. But its environmental and cultural impacts make it an imperfect solution to a daunting challenge.
Large-scale hydropower is, by definition, renewable power. But it’s not green power.
Diana Markosian discusses her recent project photographing young refugees learning to swim.
This week: reunification dreams stall due to continuing crisis along the border, Cape Town's water issues run deep, and Bhopal's 34-year-old environmental disaster still plagues residents.
A look back at the Pulitzer Center's impact over the first half of 2018.
Yemeni detainees being without charges decry abuse, the search for the Tasmanian tiger continues despite its supposed extinction, and the 2016 peace deal in Colombia has opened new areas to scientists.
Moscow-based reporter focuses on women in much of her reporting because she says you can tell a lot about a country and a crisis through their stories.
Youth activists from diverse communities across the country share their experiences as leaders in the movement against gun violence and guide an interactive dialogue on media representation.
A poor school for girls in rural India reshapes the role of women, how Iraq's legal institutions are struggling to give closure to victims, and HIV's hold on Nigeria, Russia, and Florida.
Philippines-based journalist highlights impact of President Duterte's policies on impoverished communities and families.
Panelists at the "Beyond War" conference share stories of local peacebuilding efforts.
Over the course of three hours, workshop facilitators consider challenges facing journalists and offer solutions used through their careers.
Journalists and policymakers discuss the impact of external intervention in global conflicts during a panel at the Pulitzer Center Beyond War Conference.
At a Beyond War conference panel, journalists and Pulitzer Center grantees discuss their reporting on the Rohingya crisis while the former Ambassador to Burma explained attempts by the United States to curb the persecution.