One-size-fits-all agriculture has robbed Indonesia’s peatlands of its moisture. Now, the country is working to restore these historic swamps by embracing their boggy nature—and enjoying the pasta.
One-size-fits-all agriculture has robbed Indonesia’s peatlands of their moisture. Now the country is working to restore these historic swamps by embracing rather than fighting their boggy nature.
After the 2011 disaster, which killed his grandmother and laid waste to his ancestral home, an American journeys to Japan to search for what the tsunami left in its wake.
Din Islam fled an attack by security forces in Myanmar. His father couldn't keep up, and Din is left with his music and memories.
Part three of a four-part series covering casteism in Indian society and continued discrimination against "untouchables" living abroad.
This is part two of a four-part series covering casteism in Indian society and continued discrimination against "untouchables" living abroad.
Part one of a four-part series covering casteism in Indian society and continued discrimination against "untouchables" living abroad.
What steps can pedestrians around the world take to ensure road safety for children?
Magnum nominee Sim Chi Yin’s ongoing project, Shifting Sands, examines the global hunger for sand, and the ill-regulated, under-documented industry it has fed.
Commercial land reclamation projects have drawn scrutiny from Chinese authorities, who are beginning to clamp down on the activity.
This article is part four of a four-part series covering casteism in Indian society and continued discrimination against "untouchables" living abroad.
This article is part three of a four-part series covering casteism in Indian society and continued discrimination against "untouchables" living abroad.
Media and customers are pushing brands to rethink their supply chains, especially in fashion and beauty. Can India deliver new inventive business models that are people and planet friendly?
Palm oil—a product that appears in candy bars, cereal, and cosmetics—is a product the world needs. But can it be produced in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner?
Many Afghans are grappling with the decision to leave or stay in Afghanistan right now. Their choice is not a simple one, as they stand to lose so much no matter what they decide.
While the developed world continues to deliberate climate change, the seas have already found their way into Bangladeshi lives.
China's Muslim minorities make up only two percent of the population, but comprise 20 million people. How do they relate to Islam, the state, the majority Han Chinese and one another?
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
Brick making across India and Nepal has long relied on bonded and child labor. What will it take to clean up an industry so rife with abuse?
The legacy of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal could last for decades. Scientists begin to understand why the badly shaken landscape is prone to landslides, especially during monsoons.
Pro-government militias are being lauded as a bulwark against rising insurgency, even while some stand accused of extrajudicial killings and running remote districts as fiefdoms.
As plans are being made to turn Sri Lanka’s oldest leprosy hospital into a museum or a geriatric home, the few remaining patients are a living history of the stigma of the disease.
Murders of environmental and land rights campaigners are on the increase worldwide.
Vaccines for rotavirus, cholera and other diseases result in relatively weak immunity among children in Asia and Africa. Can treating pervasive, chronic gut disease boost vaccine performance?
Joshua Yaffa reports from Russia on how a protest movement opposed to Vladimir Putin took hold in Moscow and other large cities, and how the country has since changed.
Would you risk your life for poetry? Pulitzer center grantee Eliza Griswold says many Afghan women do, for the sake of landai poems that give voice to the many challenges they face.
Pulitzer Center grantee Hilke Schellmann shares the lessons she learned while reporting on a long-term project in Pakistan—one of the most dangerous place for journalists.
Photojournalist Shiho Fukada discusses Japan's disposable workers—those who are easily fired and have to live without a social safety net.
Resources for teachers and students ahead of journalist Stephen Sapienza's visit.
Many believe that cancer is a rich nations' disease, but Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner discusses what she's learned reporting from Haiti, Uganda and India.
Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine talks about issues faced by the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar who have been denied citizenship.
Coming off of adventures in Asia during summer 2011, one traveler's questions shifted from whether China is ready for an Arab Spring to what the future of democracy looks like there.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sonia Shah discusses the intersection of science, politics and economics around the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections endowed with the superbug "NDM-1" gene.
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
Kem Sawyer, author of "Mohandas Gandhi: Champion of Freedom," discusses the influence of Gandhi's thinking on the work of Indian anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Reporting on the environment can put you in harm's way.
The new climate agreement is good news, but there is much more to be done.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
"Defending the Koshi" by Pulitzer Center's 2013 student fellows, Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez, will screen as an "Official Selection" at the 13th Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival.
Reporting on the hazardous conditions of underwater mines in the Philippines wins in Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Newscast category.
Our latest e-book offers surprising insights on a growing global debate about the environment.
Filmmaker speaks about her journey into journalism and what it means to report on the environment and its human stories.
China and Taiwan still miles apart on reunification.