Xyza Cruz Bacani’s exploration of Indonesia’s palm oil plantations focuses on the lives of local workers.
A group of men from Mexico contends with a difficult decision every year—to stay and work on a farm in Connecticut or to make the journey home to see their families.
Many forecasts for climate change assume that tropical forests will continue to offset human emissions as the world warms. What if they don’t?
Pulitzer Center Reporting Fellow Carly Graf from Medill School of Journalism reports on how Palestinian resistance starts with what people eat.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to eradicate Indigenous lands for agribusiness purposes. What lies ahead for the Potiguaras and Guarani-Kaiowás on their quest for land recognition?
The best known Wisconsin survey, taken more than a decade ago, estimated the hired immigrant workforce at more than 40% of the total.
Amy Martin and Nick Mott went to Kaktovik, Alaska to investigate climate impacts, polar bear tourism, and oil drilling threats to this small town on the boundaries of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
India has the potential to nearly quadruple the world’s tiger population. But some experts say that that could — ironically — require killing some of them.
The 2018 Japan Heatwave was the worst in the country's history. Science has proven that it was caused by human-induced global warming. The Japanese response is mixed but has notes of hope.
Marketing material in China made claims about OxyContin’s safety and effectiveness based on company-funded studies and outdated data that has been debunked.
Not too long ago, this small country was a part of the Soviet Union. Today, Estonia is the first defense line the Russians would face.
Migrants denied asylum in the United States are being sent back to the lawless border state of Tamaulipas.
From Eastern Europe to South America, soaring gold prices have triggered a global gold rush. Industrial mining companies—quite a few of them based in Canada—are muscling aside small local operations and laying waste to large swaths of previously pristine countryside. It is an under-reported crisis that has been on the Pulitzer Center’s radar for more than a year, and it now seems to be gaining some media traction.
As a part of FotoWeek DC, Pulitzer Center hosts a number of events that let you connect with some of the best photojournalists. All of them have demonstrated a unique approach to covering crises.
Libya's Most Eligible Bachelors
After toppling a string of dictators across the region, the Arab Spring can also claim credit for launching a sexual revolution of sorts. Ellen Knickmeyer, writing for Foreign Policy, reports that young men in Libya, especially those who took up arms against the Qaddafi regime, suddenly find themselves looking more attractive to women.
Pulitzer Center New Media Strategist Maura Youngman and Senior Editor Tom Hundley visit Elmhurst College for a panel discussion on crisis reporting in a digital era.
The College of William & Mary Reves Center for International Studies highlights a recent visit from Pulitzer Center grantees and former Pulitzer Center intern, Shannon Beydler.
A Bachelor Nation As Big As Texas
China’s draconian one-child policy helped check population growth in the world’s most populous country, but because of the ancient preference for sons, it has also thrown the country’s gender ratio completely out of whack. Today, for every 100 females in China, there are 120 males. In some areas the ratio is 100 to 150. This means that by 2020, China will have a nation of bachelors as large as the entire population of Texas.
Pulitzer Center grantees Andre Lambertson and Anna Badkhen were featured on the show Local Diversity to talk about their reporting from Haiti and Afghanistan on Women and Children in Crisis.
Students from St. Louis met with Pulitzer Center Grantees Anna Badkhen and Andre Lambertson as part of the Global Gateway program.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer delivered the 2011 James C. Millstone Memorial Lecture, titled "Bringing Stories Home: New Approaches to Covering the World."
Pulitzer Center-grantee and photographer Peter DiCampo contributed photography, testimony from survivors and his reporting to the Human Rights Watch report on Ivory Coast.
Tom Hundley recaps the Pulitzer Center's week, highlighting a new series of Untold Stories from grantee Jenna Krajeski who is reporting on Kurdish youngsters jailed on harsh anti-terrorism laws.
The Pulitzer Center-supported documentary "Easy Like Water" receives MacArthur Documentary Film Grant Award. The film is one of eight selected out of nearly 400 proposals.