The Solomon Islands, once a South Pacific paradise of blue lagoons, and emerald forests are severely affected by climate change.
A story with immense explanatory power touching on geopolitics, the rise of China and the power of Chinese consumers—and of course, climate change.
The journal Nature reports that a key bulwark against runaway climate change is breaking down.
As sea levels rise, septic tanks pose a destructive threat to water quality throughout the coast of Georgia.
Amid growing scrutiny of Kentucky law enforcement’s use of asset forfeiture, more than twice as many agencies disclosed last year how much cash and property they seized than they did two years prior.
Last year, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reached the highest rate in more than a decade. One of the biggest drivers of deforestation in the region is the growing of soybeans for livestock feed. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to reporter and Pulitzer Center Grantee Melissa Chan about her reporting in Brazil on Chinese interests in the Amazon.
The law known as “enabling child abuse” has been criticized for its unfair sentencing, particularly regarding women. Advocates for criminal justice reform say men walk away with lesser sentences.
Elizabeth Crafton got a 20-year sentence for failing to protect her young daughter from abuse. Her boyfriend, who was convicted of abuse in the case, received an 11-year sentence.
More than 900 streets in the United States are named after King, as are another hundred elsewhere in the world.
A discussion on the Harper's Magazine podcast about the migration crisis in the Comoro islands.
Elbein writes articles about the environment and the complex and often tense relationship between people and the land.
Deforestation is devastating in Bolivia, but solutions exist. Mario is an organic productor and he has faith in sustainable cultures. Huber and his family are conserving the forest in the family plot.
Managing director Nathalie Applewhite discusses the Pulitzer Center's approach to covering global news and the Center's innovative approach to outreach and education.
As part of the DC Environmental Film Festival, four films explore the conflicts tied to water issues, as part of the annual World Water Day observance.
How filmmakers Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger fell in love during the filming of their Oscar-nominated short documentary Sun Come Up.
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.