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.
Energy policy decisions in New England are setting off a chain of reactions that reach all the way to the waters of Canada's Lake Melville, which have nurtured the people of Rigolet for thousands of years.
The panel explored the fundamental question: "what do we do now about climate change?" and how the religious and moral dimensions of the issue might play a positive role.
University of Chicago student fellow Kiran Misra will attend the 2019 Asian American Journalists Association with ProPublica's Diversity Scholarship.
New York Times assistant managing editor Sam Dolnick is a journalism leader on new technology and innovation.
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Conversation focuses on data journalism initiatives produced in partnership with African journalists–projects such as the Pulitzer Center-supported "Kruger's Contested Borderlands."
Thousands of Americans face losing their lands. Environmentalists worry about the impact on nature. How might we learn from past land grabs?
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
The Pulitzer Center hosted a screening of A Table for All, a film produced by Pulitzer Center-Columbia Graduate Journalism School fellows Liz Scherffius and Thea Pilzecker documenting the work of Emma's Torch, a Brooklyn-based restaurant providing employment to refugees.
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
The makers of award-winning documentary 'We Became Fragments' talked with middle schoolers in Washington, D.C about exploring the world through film.
Shiho Fukada's piece on elderly women in Japanese prisons was featured in Longreads' "Best in Crime Reporting" list.