Working on a deep sea fishing vessel was already one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. Then the pandemic happened.
A lack of COVID-19 protections only scratches the surface of a long line of injustices suffered by migrant farmworkers who have lived in unsafe conditions and faced labor exploitation for years.
With all the suffering amidst the pandemic, how do we process our own pain? Five months after shutdowns began, "it is still okay to cry," writes Medill School of Journalism junior Amy Coval.
In two hours, more than 3 inches fell by Charleston’s medical district as streets turned into rapids. Have the floods gotten worse in recent years? “No doubt,” said one resident.
Rainstorms flooded the Charleston area with a murky soup that likely contains unsafe levels of bacteria and viruses.
A new study shows that, in just a matter of weeks, the white-crowned sparrows’ songs recovered the acoustic quality of songs sung decades ago, when city life was less noisy.
Research published in Science may help explain why men are more likely than women to develop life-threatening COVID-19.
Between the end of North Carolina's eviction moratorium and the start of the federal government's, landlords in the state filed evictions against more than 18,000 tenants.
Abigail Echo-Hawk has been working for years with Indigenous people across the U.S. to collect data about their communities. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has given Echo-Hawk’s work even more urgency.
Yumira and her husband planned to travel from Miami to Caracas in March. But they felt sick and couldn't fly. Yumira went to the hospital. She lost consciousness and her memory.
While traditional and Indigenous populations use controlled fire in subsistence agriculture, a novel analysis shows that the recent increase in fire hotspots in the Amazon is related to expanding illegal deforestation.
A detailed analysis reveals the intrinsic relationship between fire and deforestation in the Amazon over the past two years.
How do you sustain coverage of a pandemic that has decimated news advertising and other funding sources? A panel discussion featuring MacArthur Foundation President John Palfrey.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer discusses Pulitzer Center innovations undertaken as a result of COVID-19 at a CommPro webinar.
The Pulitzer Center-supported podcast about the battle for the future of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge received a nomination for a 2020 Peabody Award.
Nature senior reporter delves into range of issues from coronavirus testing capabilities by locale to the role antibody tests will play in ending stay-at-home orders.
New book by journalist Krithika Varagur considers how money, scholarships, diplomacy and media were woven together to propagate Wahhabi Islam around the globe and considers what the future holds.
Pulitzer Center-grantee Amanda Sperber was shortlisted in the 2020 One World Media Awards for her work in Uganda.
As part of our Science and Health series, science journalist talks about 'The Next Great Migration,' her forthcoming book that grew out of a Pulitzer Center-supported investigation into contagions facing refugees trapped in Greece.
The Pulitzer Center-supported documentary on anti-Muslim hate crimes in India won the 3rd Prize in the 2020 World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest.
Grantees Jillian Kestler-D’Amours and Megan O’Toole won the Mixed Media category of the 25th annual Amnesty International Canada Media Awards.
Second installment of Talks @ Pulitzer Science and Health Series explores interlinked coronavirus issues from intricacies of vaccine development to ideas for coordinated rather than competitive global response.
Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center, sends a message regarding COVID-19.
A Pulitzer Center staff member led a webinar discussing our education team's programs.