Environmentalists in India are criticizing government moves to continue to approve major industrial projects.
Task force report calls for land titles to be distributed to the Dalit and Adivasi farmers affected by the issue.
As governments try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in human history
Pallavi Puri examines the daily life of beedi workers in India touching on both the economic challenges and the health risks.
A trial was designed in which health care workers in Asia, Africa, and Europe will receive two old drugs used against malaria.
In the world's second-largest country by population, the coronavirus poses a unique problem. A 21-day lockdown might help curb the virus' impact on the nation's 1.3 billion people.
A task force set up by the MP government in 2019 may help resolve the issue, which covers an area equal to 20 times the size of Mumbai.
A grassroots anti-noise movement aims to silence a serious urban health threat. Not everyone is on board.
Twenty years ago, India let Masood Azhar go. Now he and his jihadist group may be one of the greatest obstacles to resolving the crisis in Kashmir.
Rapid development and increasing groundwater extraction are causing parts of Kolkata to subside. Is the delta megacity doing enough to avert a crisis?
A multi-part series on India's caste system and the effects of caste on individuals, especially on Dalits, or "untouchables."
Sufi shrines – long accessible to all – are being viewed with suspicion both by Hindutva supporters and conservative Muslims.
Overshadowed by the Rohingya crisis, another event is unfolding along the Indo-Myanmar border. This is the story of fast-depleting rainforests in the world's second most populous country.
In one of the planet’s loudest cities, a battle rages over noise pollution and when the sounds of a booming metropolis become a threat to public health.
India will soon be the most populous country in the world. Innovators throughout the country are creating new tools to help families stay small while taking control of their reproductive destinies.
In Odisha in eastern India, Arko Datto and Raghu Karnad cover the resistance of Dongria Kondh women to industrial interests that want to exploit their sacred hills for bauxite reserves.
This project explores efforts being made across India—from government, media and tech companies—to address the issue of disinformation spreading on social media and messaging platforms.
There are a lot of systems of division. Caste is one of them. This series takes listeners/viewers to India and back to the U.S. where caste impacts thousands, but for which there are no legal protections.
Airborne particles—sometimes much smaller than the width of a human hair—are not just contributing to climate change. They are a leading driver of serious illness the world over.
What happens when a country takes a huge and unexpected step backwards? India decriminalized homosexuality in 2009, then made it illegal again in 2013. Now, untold LGBTQ Indians are living in limbo.
How paying 14 girls to attend schools boosted an entire economics ecosystem in rural Uttar Pradesh, India.
University of Chicago student fellow Kiran Misra looks at urban development in Delhi, a process that has resulted in the displacement of thousands of Indians living in informal housing settlements.
The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is about to move into dangerous waters.
The floating islands of Loktak Lake, known as “phumdis,” are home to unique animals and plants and an indigenous community—and are threatened by development.
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
In many ways this century already belongs to the city. By 2050, it is anticipated that an additional 2.7 billion people will live in metropolitan regions.
Nell Freudenberger reports from Mumbai about the dwindling population of the Parsis in India.
Mathilde Dratwa discusses what attracted her to Rhitu Chatterjee’s reporting on India’s school lunch program and describes the challenges of honoring nuanced reporting in short animations.
Journalist Sarah Weiser travels to India to look at how different regions have approached population control and family planning.
Along the banks of the Ganges River in the lap of the Himalayas, Cameron Conaway talks about why he has embarked on his project "Rejuvenating the Ganga."
Roger Thurow reports from India on the necessity of proper healthcare and nutrition during an infant's first 1,000 days.
Michael Edison Hayden and Sami Siva reporting from Villupuram and Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India.
Michael Edison Hayden and Sami Siva report from West Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh on India’s health care crisis.
Photojournalist Sean Gallagher talks about his experiences documenting health and environmental issues related to pollution.
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause 63 percent of all cases of death in the world. In India, heart attacks, diabetes and cancer are increasing within the wealthy and poor communities.
Reporting on Polio and mHealth in India — Lessons Learned
Inaugural grants, provided in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and ONA camera bags, highlighted in New York Times Lens blog.
"Global Health" panelists discussed current initiatives, the future of public health, funding, and the importance of giving communities a voice in their own treatment.
Property grabs threaten life and livelihood for women around the world.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
Amy Toensing visited Guilford College to present her Pulitzer Center-supported project, "A World of Widows."
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
The Guilfordian's Abigail Bekele wrote about Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Toensing's visit to North Carolina.
NatGeo Your Shot features photographs of inspiring women from around the world.
Your Shot's assignment tasks its community to find the strong women in their life and document them.
This week: the mental health system in India, how religion fuels conflict in the middle east, and peace talks in Afghanistan.
This week: Life for widows around the world, who's bringing peace to Afghanistan, and sanctioned murders in the Philippines.
Students are asked to read two articles related to religion's take on pollution and two articles from nations where there is an attempt to make recycling a part of the culture.
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
The discussion questions attached can be used by teachers to engage students and book clubs in conversation about the themes of Roger Thurow's The First 1,000 Days.
This global health lesson plan for history teachers, humanities teachers, science teachers and English teachers introduces students to Roger Thurow's book The First 1,000 Days, which analyzes the...
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This Masters-level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
This Masters level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
The following lesson explores the project "Pumped Dry," which covers the recent shortage of vanishing groundwater. It teaches skills of persuasion.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.