Projects

Launched September 9, 2019 Hal Bernton, Steve Ringman
The Bering Sea's winter ice has helped to sustain a remarkable abundance of sea life. For the past two years, it's been gone, and scientists are scrambling to figure out what that means for the future.
Launched September 9, 2019 Marcio Pimenta
By land and air, a photo essay that shows fire in the heart of the Amazon.
Launched August 28, 2019 Amy Martin, Nick Mott
Should we drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? Why? Why not? Who gets to decide? Travel north with the producers of the podcast Threshold to explore this wild and complicated place.
Launched August 27, 2019
Access free episodes and curricula for “The Weekly,” the news documentary television series by The New York Times.
Launched August 23, 2019 Audrey Fromson
It would only take a large piece of glacial ice for Lake Palcacocha to flood Huaraz, the city below it. But Lake Palcacocha is merely a symptom of how our climate crisis is destroying our relationship with the very thing that sustains us: water.
Launched August 23, 2019 Kaitlyn E. Johnson
Twenty-five years after Abkhazia and South Ossetia declared independence, people displaced by the conflicts continue to live in Georgia proper. What role does religion play in these communities?
Launched August 22, 2019 Nikhil Mandalaparthy
For centuries, Muslims and Hindus across India have traditionally worshiped at shrines called dargahs. How are these shared sacred spaces affected by increasing religious tensions and polarization?
Launched August 22, 2019 Sally Altman, Sylvester Brown
Judy Gladney and her late husband, Eric Vickers, were among the first African Americans to attend their suburban St. Louis high school. As her 50th class reunion approaches, Judy describes their struggle.
Launched August 20, 2019 Monique John
After a disturbing sexual abuse epidemic at an American charity in Monrovia, Liberians opened a new school in its place. Meanwhile, rape continuously plagues Liberia through its faulty legal system.
Launched August 19, 2019 Natasha S. Alford
In the midst of Puerto Rico's political crisis, its black communities fight for justice to address invisible racism, police oppression, gentrification, substandard schools, and economic disparities.
Launched August 16, 2019 Taylor Damann
When war came to eastern Ukraine, an unsuspecting population raced to action. Whether it be in the military, as a volunteer, or simply as a resident of an occupied town, women’s experiences do not reflect those of their brethren.  
Launched August 15, 2019 Jaime Joyce
What compels migrant families to flee their homeland and seek refuge in the United States? What do they experience once they arrive? “Home and Away” helps young readers make sense of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S. southern border. 
Launched August 12, 2019 Mark Schulte, Hannah Berk
The Pulitzer Center is proud to partner with The New York Times Magazine on The 1619 Project to expand its educational mission.
Launched August 12, 2019 Emma Johnson
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. 
Launched August 12, 2019 Shirin Alhroob
New research shows that participation of women in the computer industry labor force creates significant economic growth for Turkey and the world.
Launched August 9, 2019 Luke Mogelson, Adam Ferguson
As the United States negotiates its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 18 years of war, what is it leaving behind?
Launched August 9, 2019 Carly Graf
An exploration of the difficulties faced by small farmers and food producers in Palestine and how, in many ways, they mark the first frontier of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Launched August 7, 2019 Amy Nye
With the rise of obesity and diabetes in its population, Senegal is facing new challenges. While the factors causing this change may be obvious, the solutions are not always as simple.
Launched August 7, 2019 Micah Castelo
The Philippine government will relocate over 200,000 families living in informal settlements in an effort to clean up Manila Bay. How will displacement affect their lives?
Launched August 6, 2019 Rich Lord, Stacy Innerst
When half the kids are in poverty, our fractured towns can offer no future. This project explore the causes and effects of concentrated child poverty—and what other communities are doing to address it.
Launched August 5, 2019 Keishi Foecke
The #MeToo movement is making its way across the world. In Uganda, it means speaking out against a culturally deep-seated "open secret"—and finding the courage to speak out against sexual violence.
Launched July 31, 2019 Catherine Cartier
Revered since biblical times, Lebanon’s cedar trees have survived the tests of time and war, but climate change now threatens their future. How can interfaith collaboration help conserve them?  
Launched July 30, 2019 Julián Aguilar, Jay Root
A surge of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed the country's immigration system to the breaking point, and new policies aimed at stopping them have created a humanitarian crisis.
Launched July 29, 2019 Shelby Gilson
Since the 1970s, the people of Grassy Narrows in Ontario, Canada, have fought for access to clean water. Years of government inaction have resulted in the birth of generations of activists. Still, they fight.