For nearly 10 years, Congo-Brazzaville's Sangha department has been an "El Dorado" for Chinese gold mining companies. It also exemplifies the challenges of enforcing the country's mining code and the rights of affected communities.
Polluted water, land grabbing, land degradation–this story takes us into the deep forest of Sangha department more than 800km north of Brazzaville and reveals the ecological disasters caused by gold mining over the last 10 years.
The journal Nature reports that a key bulwark against runaway climate change is breaking down.
Scientists have determined that trees in the Congo Basin of Africa are losing their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, raising alarms about the health of world’s second largest contiguous rainforest.
On International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, filmmaker Fiona Lloyd-Davies reflects on any progress made.
This project shows how the illegal exploitation of gold results in environmental destruction, forest cover loss, and water pollution in mining zones.
Tom Hundley, senior editor, shares with this week's reporting — from Tajikistan's "Great Game" to Richard Mosse's infrared photography.
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.