What happens to a mother of five after she loses her husband in a deadly landslide in Sierra Leone that kills more than a thousand people?
Brazil’s leading climatologist wants to change the way businesses view the Amazon. If standing trees become more valuable than cleared land, the forest can recover and continue to absorb greenhouse gases.
Despite promises of reform, Saudi Arabia is escalating its assault on civil society—and, for the first time, women have become its primary targets.
On the anniversary of #MeToo, the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination has turned into a cultural reckoning.
Marvin Kalb, senior adviser to the Pulitzer Center, writes about President Donald Trump's potential damage to a fundamental component of American democracy.
Indigenous people are fiercely guarding their lands in the Amazon against deforestation. They could be just the lifeline the struggling forest needs.
For decades, the Indian government has failed to prioritize individual well-being when it comes to family planning. Now advocates are helping couples take control of their contraceptive futures.
Big landowners along the Brazilian Amazon's 'arc of deforestation' are pushing the government to ease regulations, spelling disaster in the battle to preserve the world's largest tropical forest.
In an attempt to report on the resurgence of ISIS and the migration crisis in Libya, two Western journalists navigate grave risks to tell their story.
Forty years after it turned up in the Bolivian Amazon, the giant, carnivorous has come to dominate the rivers and lakes of the entire region, remaking the lives of everyone who lives there.
Education provides a sense of hope to Rohingya refugee children.
In the 1970s, the Indian government was under international pressure to control its population—and took drastic action
The serious consequences of earth's changing climate are the subject of three new documentary films: "Easy Like Water," "Water Wars" and "Sun Come Up," which are funded in part by the Pulitzer Center.
Senators introduce Child Protection Compact Act, a bill providing the State Department with additional tools to combat child trafficking, exploitation and enslavement.
Specialists from across sectors gathered at the National Geographic Society on World Water Day, Monday, March 22, to share information on an issue seemingly so simple we often take it for granted.
But you don't have to be an expert to know about water.
Just ask the man who sold me my coffee today. "Well, that's obvious," he said of the event, "it doesn't matter what else people have; without water, they're going to go after each other to get it."
Inside the shade of a tribal hut in rural India, I am listening to Devudama tell her story in Telugu. Our translator sits between us with the neighbor's baby on her lap while the neighbor chats with a friend. The baby is busily gumming our translator's arm. Two dogs sleep in the sun, and children's clothing is drying on the slanted, low-hanging roof of the opposite hut.
This morning, David Westphal and Geoffrey Cowan gave a press briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to discuss their report "Public Policy and Funding the News." Westphal is executive in residence at the USC Annenberg School for Journalism and former Washington editor for McClatchy. Cowan is dean emeritus at Annenberg.
Tonight, ABC's 20/20 will air the Pulitzer Center supported reporting project by journalists Dane Liu and Carmen Russell on child slavery in Haiti.
William Wheeler was honored in Copenhagen, while the UN held its climate change conference, with an Earth Journalism Award for "The Water's Edge," exploring the water crisis in South Asia. The Orange County Register features an interview with him on his climate change work.
Sean Gallagher tasted sand as he focused his camera lens on a masked man who had emerged suddenly from the bright orange cloud that enveloped both of them. Unable to see more than a few yards in front of himself, Mr. Gallagher pressed the shutter and the man disappeared into the sandstorm, as if he had been an apparition.
A key feature of the Pulitzer Center's upcoming web portal on climate change is Daniel Grossman's reporting from Bangladesh on how rising sea levels threaten this South Asian country.
Yesterday Grossman had a piece run on PRI's The World, looking at the ways in which Bangladesh is experimenting with protecting itself. Among the experiments -- using floods to prevent floods.
See the piece as it ran at www.theworld.org
Pulitzer Center grantee Meredith May receives an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on the project "Olga's Girls," which tells the story of indentured servants in Nepal.