Projects

Launched December 3, 2018 Rodolfo Asar
Why Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, is failing to stop deforestation in its tropical forests.
Launched December 3, 2018 Sabrina Felipe, Ana Mendes
Gamella Indians of Maranhão reclaim their ancestral lands from the hands of landowners and regenerate Amazonian flora and fauna.
Launched December 3, 2018 Yefferson Ospina Bedoya
Throughout the years of Colombia’s armed conflict between the State and FARC guerrillas, the Massif region was paradoxically protected by its being a warzone. That's changing now.
Launched November 29, 2018 Pam Dempsey, Brant Houston
A data-driven look at the impact of civil asset forfeiture reform laws throughout the Midwest.
Launched November 29, 2018 Saul G. Elbein
In the name of renewable energy, the British government is subsidizing the clear-cutting of the American Southeast.
Launched November 29, 2018 Jacob Ryan
Kentucky has some of the weakest laws in the country when it comes to protecting property from seizure. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting examines why law enforcement is seizing so much property—and who's suffering.
Launched November 28, 2018 David Gauvey Herbert
With the war in Ukraine at a standstill, will crowd-funded military support break the deadlock?
Launched November 26, 2018 Jonathan Torgovnik
Rwanda’s children born of genocide rape are coming of age—against the odds. Their mothers have now disclosed to their children the circumstances of how they were born.
Launched November 23, 2018 Teresa Fazio
Sweden’s first gender-neutral class of conscripts reports for duty in the wake of their military’s #MeToo movement, #givaktochbitihop, which translates loosely to “stand at attention and bite the bullet.”
Launched November 23, 2018 Joshua Carroll
U.S.-backed anti-trafficking shelters in India claim to rescue women from sexual slavery. But women kept against their will in these institutions say they are worse than prisons.
Launched November 20, 2018 Andres Gonzalez
American Origami is a work of images and text that looks at the aftermath of mass shootings in American schools.
Launched November 19, 2018 Melissa E. McCart
How one Taiwanese restaurant in Pittsburgh feeds the local community.
Launched November 15, 2018 Jacqueline Charles, José Antonio Iglesias
Getting cancer in Haiti can be like getting a death sentence. Treatments are hard to come by, and with limited options, the poor and powerless pay the price for the reluctance of Haiti’s leaders to invest in their care.
Launched November 14, 2018 Moises Saman , Michael Obert
It has been eight years since the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict, and Tamil-speaking war widows in the country's north are still seeking justice for wartime violations.
Launched November 14, 2018 Lauren-Brooke Eisen
This project explores how Australia and New Zealand are partnering with the private sector to ensure less people come back to prison. 
Launched November 13, 2018 Disha Shetty
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.
Launched November 13, 2018 Flaviana Sandoval
With Venezuela's organ procurement system in paralysis since 2017 and the public health infrastructure in disarray, patients have little or no access to organ transplants, and they face illness and even death.
Launched November 12, 2018 Anna Filipova
Permafrost in Greenland is melting rapidly. The soil is collapsing and affecting the infrastructure and ecosystem.
Launched November 8, 2018 Ayo Awokoya, Tobias Jones
Musa Touray was killed in a van collision that sent shockwaves around Italy. A migrant hailing from the Gambia, Musa worked as a farm hand tomato picker on the outskirts of San Severo.
Launched November 5, 2018 Victoria Mckenzie, Maye-e Wong
In remote villages of rural Alaska, Native women and girls who suffer high rates of sexual violence are frustrated by what they call an ongoing legacy of indifference from authorities.
Launched November 2, 2018 Liz Goodwin
America is exporting a different set of ideas to the world under the leadership of President Trump.
Launched November 2, 2018 Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
Centuries after the abolition of the slave trade, descendants of former and freed slaves in Southeastern Nigeria still face discrimination—but some activists are working to change that.
Launched November 1, 2018 Brian L. Frank, Justin Maxon
The “Visions of Justice” workshop immerses court involved youth in visual storytelling as a means to nurture self-expression, self-respect, and the exploration their ideas of freedom and justice.
Launched October 30, 2018 Andreea Campeanu, Patricia Huon
In South Sudan, the trauma of the war and the use of child soldiers is transmitted from one generation to another. But people are also finding ways to keep hope.