Projects

Launched January 14, 2021 Aishwarya Airy
An increasing amount of information about the U.S. troop and weapon withdrawal from Afghanistan is being classified. With little clarity on exact numbers, asking questions is more important than ever.
Launched January 14, 2021 Sarah Shourd, Jean Casella
A five-article investigative series looks into the longstanding epidemic of preventable deaths in U.S. city and county jails and the alternatives to incarceration that are saving lives instead of taking them.
Launched January 13, 2021 The Everyday Projects
Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.
Launched January 6, 2021 Dhana Kencana
The forest, its inhabitants, and local communities are interconnected. Promoting their mutualism can help forest and biodiversity conservation efforts.
Launched December 23, 2020 Lydia Chávez, Sindya Bhanoo
Report Card explores how the pandemic has exacerbated and brought attention to issues of inequity in public education.
Launched December 22, 2020 Hsiuwen Liu
What stays behind after Hong Kong's year-long democracy movement?
Launched December 21, 2020 Arief Nugroho
Encroachment in the Educational Forest of Tanjungpura University is not only causing forest cover loss and environmental damage, but also state financial loss.
Launched December 21, 2020 Arianne Lachapelle Henry
Why do tens of thousands of women leave Ethiopia to work in the Middle East as domestic help? What happens when they return home traumatized and in need of mental health care?
Launched December 18, 2020 J. Weston Phippen
In  2018, dozens of people vanished in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, including a U.S. citizen. The government blamed cartels. But in fact it was Mexico's marines, an elite force with close ties to the U.S.
Launched December 18, 2020 Juanita León
This multiplatform series explores the illnesses of Amazon indigenous communities besides Covid that economic exploitation and modern life have brought to the rainforest way of life.
Launched December 18, 2020 Ebenizer Diki
The people of Deng Deng used to survive by gathering, hunting and fishing. But with a new dam and the government forbidding them to enter the National Park, they have been forced into brutal lifestyle changes.
Launched December 18, 2020 Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
With a global health system stretched thin by new viruses, the next pandemic could be unthinkably close.
Launched December 17, 2020 Justine van der Leun
True-life narratives of incarcerated women and groundbreaking unique nationwide data show the ways in which trauma and structural inequalities result in the punishment of the most marginalized.
Launched December 17, 2020 Aimable Twahirwa, Fredrick Mugira
This project involves cross-border reporting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and Rwanda.
Launched December 17, 2020 Jordan Wolman
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
Launched December 14, 2020 Krista Larson, Yesica Fisch
COVID-19 is leading to a rise in child marriages by families desperate for economic help in developing countries.
Launched December 7, 2020 Ashonti Ford
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
Launched December 3, 2020 Rohit Jain
On 3rd December 1984, Bhopal was devastated by a leak of poison gas. With 60 percent of survivors already suffering from respiratory illness, how are adult survivors being affected by COVID-19?
Launched December 1, 2020 Amanda Sperber, Nichole Sobecki
Drivers using the Uber app are drowning in the debt that they took on to work with the company—to the point that their work is essentially indentured servitude.
Launched November 24, 2020 Hervé Mukulu Vulotwa
The province of North Kivu has always been praised for its reforestation policy and could be the first Congolese region to benefit from a carbon credit. This reforestation effort is primarily made up of eucalyptus trees.
Launched November 24, 2020 Thierry Kalonji Kalonga
Since 2017, more than 600,000 trees have already been planted in Yangambi. But how can these forests be protected in the face of a population that uses them to meet its needs?
Launched November 20, 2020 Kelly Cannon
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
Launched November 20, 2020 Blanche Simona
Likouala is known for its wealth of honey. But the honey harvesters, mostly the indigenous Baka people, still resort to fire or tree cutting. These ancestral techniques cause enormous damage to bees and their habitat.
Launched November 18, 2020 Safina Nabi
The women of a nomadic tribal Muslim group in Kashmir often lack access to reproductive health and rights.