Projects

Launched January 27, 2020 Andrew S. Lewis
Dr. Stewart Farrell and other coastal scientists have been warning that much of the iconic Jersey Shore will be erased by sea-level rise and storms over the next century. But is anyone listening?
Launched January 27, 2020 Meg Jones
Wisconsin Army National Guard members overseeing the training of Ukrainian armed forces are reluctant characters in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump.
Launched January 22, 2020 Emily Fishbein
This project explores the ways that conservation efforts and community interests collide in Hkakabo Razi National Park, part of the Northern Mountain Forest Complex in Myanmar’s Kachin State.
Launched January 17, 2020 Sean Gallagher
In the heart of South East Asia, fires and chainsaws are clearing Cambodia’s last fragments of forest. Logging, agriculture, and rubber plantations are pushing forests to the edge of existence.
Launched January 16, 2020 Vaishnavi Chandrashekhar
Rising seas threaten the future of Kolkata, a coastal city of five million in the Indian state of West Bengal. But what humans do on land may be increasing the region’s climate risk.
Launched January 9, 2020 Maria Hinojosa, Fernanda Camarena
Latino USA, led by veteran journalist Maria Hinojosa, reports on the real-life impact the Trump administration’s latest policies are having on refugees seeking asylum via the U.S. southern border.
Launched January 9, 2020 Garry Pierre-Pierre, Vania André
“Dashed Dreams: Haiti Since the 2010 Quake” takes a look back at what’s transpired in Haiti since the earthquake and explores how far the politically-troubled country has come 10 years later.
Launched January 7, 2020 Jacopo Ottaviani, Oluwatosin Adeshokan
Makoko, one of the most crowded slums in Lagos, Nigeria, is finally being mapped—a project intertwined with the fight for property rights in the community.
Launched January 2, 2020 Vivienne Walt, Sebastian Meyer
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer reported from the U.S. and Malaysia in their investigation of the failure of global plastics recycling.
Launched December 31, 2019 Thiago Medaglia, Flavio Forner
From arson caused by large loggers to the use of fire for subsistence in traditional communities, a journalistic investigation differentiates the types of fires in the Amazon rainforest.
Launched December 30, 2019 Marcia Biggs, Eric O’Connor
One year after the power struggle over Venezuela’s presidency, the country remains at a stalemate and its refugee crisis is second only to Syria. PBS NewsHour reports from inside Venezuela.
Launched December 27, 2019 Rosa Lyster
As an increasingly severe water crisis grips Mexico City, what will the future look like in a world that is rapidly running out of usable water?
Launched December 19, 2019 Saul G. Elbein
Alaska's Native corporations preserved their cultures by logging their ancient forests. Can they lead the way to conserving what's left?
Launched December 17, 2019 Fatima Bhojani
Ten years after Taliban rule, Malala's hometown is a success story.
Launched December 11, 2019 Hana Elias, Eleonore Voisard
"Holding Fire" is a behind-the-scenes look at the work of a Yemeni immigrant and grassroots Muslim activist in South Brooklyn during a time of unprecedented Islamophobia.
Launched December 10, 2019 Rebecca Hamilton
The world watched in awe as the Sudanese people brought about the downfall of long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019. Can Sudan now excavate itself from 30 years of dictatorship?
Launched December 9, 2019 Simon Ostrovsky
Will peace talks between Ukraine and Russia result in an end to the war in Eastern Ukraine?
Launched December 9, 2019 Jenna Kunze, Alice Qannik Glenn
Reporters explore Alaska Native resilience and cultural adaptation in the Arctic-termed ground zero for climate change- brought about by a rapidly shifting environment.
Launched December 5, 2019 Juliana Arini, Caio Mota
An expedition to Resex Guariba Roosevelt, in Mato Grosso, through the Brazilian Amazon wildness, to show life inside the most dangerous region of the Amazon.
Launched November 26, 2019 Danielly Gomes
The fires in the Brazilian Amazon became news everywhere in the last half of 2019. They alerted to the advance of an even bigger problem in the region—deforestation.
Launched November 26, 2019 Dan Schwartz
Legend tells of an Andean society that lived before Christ and died by the heat of three suns. Andeans say this old ending has returned as global warming. Communities are building lakes to prepare.
Launched November 21, 2019 Amy Mayer, Cara Hetland
How do farmers and rural towns in the Western United States reimagine their lives and businesses as the line dividing wet from dry marches east from the 100th Meridian, bringing arid land conditions with it?
Launched November 21, 2019 Sonia Shah
Hurricane Dorian survivors in the Bahamas, deprived of legal pathways to migrate, face human rights violations, evictions and worse.
Launched November 20, 2019 Hani Zaitoun
Hani Zaitoun examines Estonia's defense capabilities and its special relationship with its Russian neighbor and the Russian ethnic minority that makes up almost 30 percent of Estonia's population.