From Mato Grosso to Pará, how rural Brazil provides one of the food commodities China needs most.
Climate change is bringing new threats and the Dutch are trying some unusual approaches in response.
Private prisons are looking to push costs down, despite complaints of underpaid and overworked staff.
Evanston, Wyoming is struggling to thrive in a boom and bust economy. Amid this, a private prison company's proposal to build a detention center in the town sparked debate among locals.
The Dutch have long been the proud tamers of rivers, building vast networks of levees that kept the rising waters separated from farms and cities.
Oil rigs may soon be coming to the nation’s largest wildlife refuge. We find out what that could mean to the people who live there.
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.
In an interview with WSIU Public Broadcasting, Anna Badkhen said she tries to portray Afghans as complex human beings, not the two-dimensional stick figures that often appear in mainstream media.
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.