Projects

Launched September 10, 2019 Fabio Pontes, Jardy Lopes
This project analyzes how the fire in the Amazon rainforest impacted the triple frontier between Brazil, Bolivia, and Peru.  
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 September 4, 2019 Fiona Macleod, Tricia Govindasamy
Land reform, or sleight of hand? Who benefited from the multimillion-dollar MalaMala deal in greater Kruger National Park? Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism follows the money trail of South Africa's most expensive land settlement.
Launched August 30, 2019 Michelle Tyrene Johnson
MLK's legacy makes a mark with more than 900 streets named after him, including most recently, Kansas City, Mo. But from USA to Europe to Africa, how does that legacy look from those streets?
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 Jacqueline Charles, José Antonio Iglesias
On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti suffered its most devastating disaster. More than 300,000 souls were lost, 1.5 million people were injured and an equal number made homeless. What has happened since?
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 Maurício Angelo
How do the end of programs such as Bolsa Verde, along with the austerity of the Michel Temer and Jair Bolsonaro governments, affect riverside communities and accelerate deforestation in the Amazon?
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 8, 2019 Oliver Staley
Stroke is the world's second-leading killer and is particularly deadly in developing nations. In Zambia, a Harvard doctor is training the next generation of neurologists to help turn the tide.
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.