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.
Grantee Vince Beiser is a semi-finalist for the the PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize For Literary Science Writing for his book, The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization.
Holocaust Memorial Museum's outside walls display images of the Rohingya crisis and pair with music by refugees.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley discusses the importance of funding in-depth reporting in the latest environmental journalism issue of Crain's NewsPro.
Pulitzer Center grantee Pete Brook was awarded the Howard Chapnick Grant for his project working as a guest instructor for the Prison University Project (PUP) at San Quentin State Prison in California
2018 Student Fellows investigate human rights issues, cultural identity, and challenges facing refugees and migrants. Their reporting took them to a wide range of countries from Mexico to Nepal.
The Pulitzer Center's 2018 student fellow weekend featured two days of panel discussions and a formal dinner celebrating the work of student fellows from its Campus Consortium partner schools.
Editors and journalists share their experiences and tips with Pulitzer Center student fellows during two Washington Weekend sessions.
As news broke of a hate-filled week, student journalists offered a glimpse of hope.
Pulitzer Center grantee Maggie Michael wins highest internal honor of The Associated Press.
"We Became Fragments" was nominated for Best Short at the most prestigious award dedicated to the documentary genre.
Grantees Nathaniel Rich and George Steinmetz and Pulitzer Center staff visited a San Francisco high school to discuss with students the worldwide impact of climate change.