Rural health care workers in the Philippines face great danger amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In the world's second-largest country by population, the coronavirus poses a unique problem. A 21-day lockdown might help curb the virus' impact on the nation's 1.3 billion people.
Pet testing gains interest after three dogs tested positive for coronavirus.
As the palm oil industry expands, coconut farmers are struggling to adapt.
Public health officials worldwide are watching closely as China addresses COVID-19.
George Gao oversees 2,000 employees as the director-general of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
A grassroots anti-noise movement aims to silence a serious urban health threat. Not everyone is on board.
The use of data was crucial in the reporting of our project series.
The recycling industry struggles in response to the disposal of plastic throughout the world.
Pallavi Puri examines the daily life of beedi workers in India touching on both the economic challenges and the health risks.
With the world drowning in plastic, the need for recycling is more acute than ever. But the industry that handles all that waste is on the verge of collapse.
Rapid development and increasing groundwater extraction are causing parts of Kolkata to subside. Is the delta megacity doing enough to avert a crisis?
In the Philippines, frontline health workers are fighting against COVID-19 without protective gear, or health benefits.
With journalists in Indonesia and Brazil, the stories in this project highlight how tropical forests in Costa Rica, Indonesia, and Amazonia might ameliorate—or, to the contrary, aggravate—climate change. The project also explores the current impacts of climate change on people and wildlife.
How Flávio Dino's administration has violated the environmental rights of traditional communities in favor of commodity exploration and extraction with Chinese capital.
In the summer of 2019, more than 500 Yemenis refugees arrived at Jeju Island, South Korea. With their visas soon expiring, many face the risk of losing the lives they’ve built and returning to a war-torn Yemen.
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.
Vivienne Walt and Sebastian Meyer reported from the U.S. and Malaysia in their investigation of the failure of global plastics recycling.
Ten years after Taliban rule, Malala's hometown is a success story.
To whom does the forest belong? To the people, the animals, or the state?
The "new authoritarianism" is on the rise in Southeast Asia, personified by Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines and Thailand's Prayuth Chan Ocha. Are they not just the present, but the future as well?
Dementia is not a new concept to Japan. However, reishi mushrooms are.
The rivalry between 'Democratic Taiwan' and the 'China Model' has lasted for seven decades. Has it now reached a tipping point?
A mysterious illness has taken the lives of 15 out of 180 members of a clan of Malaysia’s last hunter gatherers, the Batek.
Photographer Sim Chi Yin speaks on the thinking and impulse behind making the latest chapter of her ongoing project "Shifting Sands," a visual investigation of the global depletion of construction sand.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Meet Adam Willis and Eloisa Lopez, reporting on the Catholic church in the Philippines and Duterte's war on drugs.
Emiko Jozuka investigates the social, economic, and political consequences of Japan's rapidly-shrinking population.
What happens when ISIS captures your city.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Learn about family planning in India with reporter Hannah Harris Green.
Journalist Shaina Shealy traveled to Myanmar last spring to report on how women and girls are using Facebook.
Grantee Rachel Oswald investigates the possibility that South Korean conservatives will push for the development of nuclear weapons.
Raghu Karnad reported on the vast scale of residential schooling for tribal children in India—and the cost it exacts on fragile tribal cultures and heritage.
Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and writer Thomas Erdbrink follow members of one of the last nomadic communities in the world living on the Iranian plateau.
Aarti Singh and Jake Naughton discuss their work exploring the strange limbo of India's LGBTQ community.
The winners of the 67th Scripps Howard Awards represent among the best of journalism from 2019.
The Pulitzer Center-supported documentary on hate crimes in India was announced as a nominee in the 2020 Digital Storytelling Contest.
The Pulitzer Center-supported series on supertrees around the world was chosen as a finalist for the 2020 Ellie Award for Feature Design.
Seven years ago, National Geographic Explorer and Pulitzer Center education partner Paul Salopek set out on a round-the-world journey by foot. Here he reflects on the people he met and the places he’s been.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce, as part of the Rainforest Journalism Fund, that we are now accepting applications from journalists working in Southeast Asia interested in taking a Hostile Environment/First Aid Training (HEFAT) course. The deadline for applications is February 10, 2020.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ana P. Santos received two awards for her Pulitzer Center-supported reporting.
Reporting Fellow Erin McGoff wins Best Director at the Los Angeles Festival.
Xyza Cruz Bacani talk with Frederick Van Johnson about her photography book—We Are Like Air—documenting the lives of people living within and on the outskirts of Hong Kong.
Boston University highlights Reporting Fellow Pallavi Puri's journalistic work investigating the public health and economic inequities associated with India's beedi industry.
After a successful year of supporting rainforest journalism in the Amazon, the Rainforest Journalism Fund is expanding its global reach.
On Day Two of Washington Weekend, Pulitzer Center reporting fellows presented global reporting projects on Human Rights, Women’s Empowerment, Global Health, and Climate Change and the Environment.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of July 30, 2019.
Students analyze reporting recounting a North Korean woman and her children's journey to a new life in South Korea, understand the factors that pushed her to flee, and encounter challenges she faced.
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Will China’s decision to heavily invest in genome editing of crops payoff in the long run?
Conflict—difficult to define, but keenly felt. Explore these stories about under-reported aspects of conflict and peacebuilding.
Climate change—an issue that affects us all, no matter where we are in the world. This guide will help begin a conversation about today's under-reported stories surrounding our global crisis.
This lesson introduces students to some of the ways people around the world are fighting climate change in their own communities, and challenges them to take action themselves.
This lesson plan uses resources about women around the world leading nonviolent movements to fight against violence and injustice.
Students explore reporting on the Yemeni war and consider: What forms can war take, and how does it affect civilians directly and indirectly? How can journalists report on a conflict well?
Students evaluate the status of freedom in Turkey using Freedom House criteria, and consider how freedom may be defined at home and around the world.
Students will evaluate how communities rely on their ecosystems for survival and climate change's impact on their ability to do so by examining the Meitei people's relationship to Loktak Lake.
What should environmental reporting accomplish, and what creative approaches can journalists take to meeting their goal? Students reflect on these questions and plan a reporting project of their own.
In this 30-45 minute lesson, students evaluate how a photojournalist composes portraits of elderly women in Japanese prisons using details from interviews.