Kinmen, the closest island territory of Taiwan to China and once a part of the international anti-communism battlefront, has today become part of China’s “unification” plan for Taiwan. While "one country, two systems" is facing an unprecedented challenge in Hong Kong, the propaganda for Taiwan continues. Meanwhile, a referendum on a "one country, two systems experimental zone" has been quietly unfolding on Kinmen.
The beef industry is destroying the rainforest. The sustainable rubber industry might be part of saving it.
Bolsa Verde provided support for around 76,000 families living in extreme poverty in or near protected areas in the Amazon, but the program was suspended without warning in 2017. And measures taken by the Bolsonaro government are putting pressure on forest protectors.
The Chiman people cannot be understood without the context of the fight for self-determination of indigenous communities and their territories in Bolivia.
Monika Bulaj documents endangered rituals around the world.
As Purdue Pharma buckles under a mountain of litigation and public protest in the United States, its foreign affiliate, Mundipharma, has expanded abroad.
Climate change threatens Alaska's crumbling infrastructure and melts critical permafrost while increasing the state's carbon footprint.
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.
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.
“Americans love success stories,” writes grantee Sam Loewenberg in a thought-provoking article that appeared in The New York Times this week. But failure can also serve a purpose.
Our 2012 Annual Report is now available online.
On the surface, Poland would not seem to have much in common with Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. But dig beneath the surface in both places and you find shale gas, a potential source of cheap energy.
Documentary producer Micah Fink is running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $35,000 to finish a film on the stories of gay people in one of the most violently homophobic countries: Jamaica.
The conflict in northern Mali is a complex one. Here is a brief primer on the situation.
Follow grantees David Rochkind and Jens Erik Gould in the field on Storify as they report on the Garifuna and their use of culture to fight the spread of HIV.
Calkins Media’s ShaleReporter.com and the Pulitzer Center release joint international investigative journalism project on fracking and Marcellus Shale drilling.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week reporting on human rights in Turkey and Cuba.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jason Motlagh discusses his reporting with over 1,000 students in Philadelphia and Chicago.
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Executive producer of PBS NewsHour joins Pulitzer Center board.