Hydropower is Bhutan's only electricity source, yet climate change is threatening its future. As India seeks increasingly more of Bhutan's hydropower, Bhutan must re-evaluate its own energy security.
Water is fundamental to Bhutan's physical environment, but it is also deeply interwoven with Vajrayana Buddhism, Bhutan's state religion, from the smallest temples to the biggest hydropower projects.
Bhutan is widely known as a carbon-negative country. With forest cover measuring 83 percent, the country is swimming in trees. But how did this commitment form and could climate change threaten its future?
From Bhutan to Massachusetts: How does the urban/suburban divide impact refugee satisfaction?
Bhutanese refugees stuck in refugee camps in Nepal long to be re-united with their families in the United States.
In Bhutan, there are only eight ophthalmologists. With a population of roughly 750,000, that’s about 90,000 patients for each eye doctor. The answer is not in more funding but smarter infrastructure.
In mountainous Bhutan, water is critical. From Himalayan glaciers to Indian plains, rivers sustain hydropower—Bhutan’s largest export. As climate change threatens, Bhutan must adapt to grow globally.
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.
Bhutanese refugees in Nepal never got much international attention and now, after more than 20 years living in camps, they are being resettled around the world. Will their cultural identity survive?
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2014.
Journalism professor Bill Freivogel and former fellow Julia Rendleman cap a weekend of spirited discussion by this year's students on global issues.
How do you get the story when you are a "professional outsider"?
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.