The Islamic State’s territorial defeat in the Middle East did not discourage jihadi networks in Indonesia. Rather, it emboldened them to expand and encourage women to take on more active combat roles.
In this coffee shop, former militants learn how to make coffee instead of bombs. They also learn acceptance by serving and interacting with others from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds.
The Indonesian government is focusing counterterrorism efforts on prevention through education.
"Democracy is resilient, but if ignored, it will be under assault," said Congressmen Steny Hoyer at the 2019 Copenhagen Democracy Summit.
One-size-fits-all agriculture has robbed Indonesia’s peatlands of its moisture. Now, the country is working to restore these historic swamps by embracing their boggy nature—and enjoying the pasta.
One-size-fits-all agriculture has robbed Indonesia’s peatlands of their moisture. Now the country is working to restore these historic swamps by embracing rather than fighting their boggy nature.
Palm oil is a multibillion-dollar industry for Indonesia. But the people responsible for its production are not the ones reaping the riches.
The peat swamp forests of Borneo are the site of a failed agricultural experiment. As indigenous people lost their livelihood, carbon poured into the atmosphere.
How do Muslim-majority countries incorporate Islam into their foreign policies? Pulitzer Center Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan moderates a discussion at the Brookings Institution to discuss this issue.
Climate change is forcing people in rural Indonesia to move abroad to Malaysia, a top destination for Indonesian migrant workers. However, global warming is causing another problem for Indonesia — human trafficking.
Palm oil is used in food and cosmetics, and palm plantations are a major agricultural activity in Indonesia. Yet it is having a negative environmental impact on the country.
One of Indonesia’s biggest agricultural industries is also one of its filthiest. A visit to the palm-oil plantations and the people whose lives are shaped by this demanding crop.
In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.
In Indonesia and the Philippines, explosive growth and rapid modernization test religious belief and attitudes toward family planning.
Profitable as it is for multi-national companies, palm oil is extracted at a heavy social and environmental cost, making it one of the most controversial commodities in the world.
Seattle Times, journalists recognized for reporting excellence "stunning multimedia investigation of the consequences of worldwide ocean acidification."
Award-winning Pulitzer Center-supported Seattle Times reporting stretched from Pacific Northwest to the South Pacific.
Honors for Pulitzer Center-supported Seattle Times ocean acidification series, "Sea Change: The Pacific's Perilous Turn."
Long a staple in the developing world, palm oil’s versatility and long shelf-life are fueling a surging demand that has turned it into a lucrative cash crop--with devastating consequences.
Pulitzer Center journalist Jason Motlagh discusses his reporting with over 1,000 students in Philadelphia and Chicago.
This Week in Review: The New Big Oil
In this lesson, using Pulitzer Center journalism resources, we'll examine air pollution around the world.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
This lesson draws from a range of projects on food waste, ocean health, global goods and extractives, food insecurity, water and sanitation and more to support student understanding around...