The Mentawai culture is being expurgated by modern life.
As coconut-based products grow in popularity, questions linger over sustainability concerns
Scientists in Indonesia are exasperated at the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As governments try to slow the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in human history
Despite setbacks, Hong Kong's and Singapore’s targeted strategies for fighting COVID-19 may yet succeed—and provide a model for other countries.
Pallavi Puri examines the daily life of beedi workers in India touching on both the economic challenges and the health risks.
Volunteer healthcare workers and underpaid nurses are keeping the virus at bay, for now.
Debate ensues over whether or not coconut, which grows in the same tropical regions as oil palm, is really a sustainable alternative.
A trial was designed in which health care workers in Asia, Africa, and Europe will receive two old drugs used against malaria.
Ahmadis are constitutionally prohibited from “posing as Muslims,” which leaves the community vulnerable to state-sanctioned and societal persecution in Pakistan.
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.
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?
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.
As the United States negotiates its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 18 years of war, what is it leaving behind?
The Philippine government will relocate over 200,000 families living in informal settlements in an effort to clean up Manila Bay. How will displacement affect their lives?
Women in some of the most impoverished areas of Cambodia sell their hair as a means of survival. But are they being exploited for vanity an unregulated hair industry?
Can we create a nutritious and affordable food system in a way that’s green and fair? PBS NewsHour Weekend’s "Future of Food" international series reports on work by people who think they have solutions.
Tigers and elephants are beloved in the West, but these creatures pose a threat to the livelihoods and lives of people who must live with them.
Alleppey, India, a tropical, tourist town connected by streams and canals, is facing the challenge of cleaning its water while dealing with the effects of climate change.
Returning home after buying two milch cows, dairy farmer Rakbar Khan was lynched by a mob of “cow vigilantes”. His wife seeks meaning in mourning his death, while his perpetrators deny it.
Monika Bulaj is producing a visual atlas of threatened minorities and shared holy places.
What happens to the children of suicide bombers and those injured in attacks?
PBS NewsHour has produced one of the most robust efforts about China by any American television program, covering everything from Belt and Road to the trade and technology wars to Xi Jinping to green vehicles.
James Whitlow Delano returned to the slums of Manila to dig deeper into the lives of women left behind after men in their lives fell victim to extrajudicial killings in Duterte’s drug war.
Photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher reports from Beijing on the growing trend of exotic pet ownership in China.
Journalist Siddharthya Roy documents the many threads of political turmoil and violent crisis that have gripped Bangladesh.
Journalist Timothy McLaughlin reports on domestic developments in Myanmar surrounding the Rakhine crisis as well as the case of two Reuters journalists currently on trial for their reporting.
Journalists Dene-Hern Chen and Taylor Weidman look into the rising sea levels and the returning number of fish in the Aral Sea, providing a better economy for fishermen in Kazakhstan.
Phil Caller and Tania Rashid discuss their three-part series for PBS NewsHour on the Rohingya refugee crisis—reporting on the mass exodus, rape, child marriage, and human trafficking—and finding a strong will to live and tenacity among the people.
TIME reporter Molly Ball looks into Cambodia's press crackdown and the future of democracy.
While discussing his fieldwork in Pyongyang, North Korea, Laya Maheshwari speaks about the state's use of culture for propaganda.
Bangladesh is ground zero for learning how to adapt to climate change. Efforts on the coast to protect farmland and millions of people from flooding show just how hard it will be.
Daniel Brook reports on the building of instant, modern cities in the developing world and examines the effects of major infrastructure projects on citizens living in Mexico, China, and India.
U.S. President Barack Obama made rapprochement with Myanmar a foreign policy priority. Did his administration turn a blind eye to the suffering of the Rohingya as a result?
A freelance journalist based in Brooklyn, Wes Bruer received a Pulitzer Center grant to pursue a story of a unique counterterrorism program being implemented by the U.S. State Dept in Mumbai, India.
Award-winning grantee considers ethical issues of photographing human trauma and telling the stories of those lost and those who survived state-sponsored violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar.
A short, immersive video of the "Both Sides of the Veil" exhibition, showcasing the work of Jake Naughton and Aarti Singh for "Limbo for India's LGBTQ Community".
Pulitzer Center grantee Stern was nominated in the International category, and student fellows Nabong and Yates were nominated in the Student Journalism category.
Grantees Nariman El-Mofty, Shiho Fukada, and Jeffrey E. Stern received OPC awards for their reporting projects, while Amy Martin, Maggie Michael, Maad al-Zikry, and Nariman El-Mofty received citations.
Patrick Brown wins the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for his photography documenting the Rohingya crisis.
Pulitzer Center grantees Nahal Toosi, Patrick Brown and Ben Taub have been nominated for the 2019 National Magazine Award for Print and Digital Media in Reporting.
Student Fellow Kent Wagner's film is being nominated for the Television Academy Foundation's 39th College Television Award for Non-Fiction/Reality.
Meet the next generation of global changemakers: our contest winners are profiled here, and receive congratulatory videos from journalists reporting on their letters' focal areas.
Shiho Fukada's piece on elderly women in Japanese prisons was featured in Longreads' "Best in Crime Reporting" list.
Holocaust Memorial Museum's outside walls display images of the Rohingya crisis and pair with music by refugees.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
Pulitzer Center grantee Max Pinckers wins first prize in the highly prestigious photography competition for his 'Red Ink' series.
Students explore text and photos (including Instagram stories) about a school for girls in rural India in order to spark conversation about access to education and feminism in their communities.
Discussion and activity ideas for a lesson exploring the re-criminalization of homosexuality in India through portrait photography.
Students explore how to seek out under-reported global stories and make local connections to them in this workshop.
In this lesson, students read a short text [5-10 minutes] about how exotic pet ownership leads to loss in biodiversity, and respond to writing prompts. Students can be introduced to the subject...
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
In celebration of Earth Day, we've compiled our top ten lesson plans that feature reporting on how communities around the world are responding to diverse environmental issues.
Students practice close text analysis and writing while exploring reporting from National Geographic on how China is responding to dangerous levels of air pollution.
This lesson pools resources on youth movements in 4 countries and asks students to examine: what matters to young people the world over, what matters to you, and how do you fit into a global picture?
In celebration of Women's History Month, we've compiled our top five lesson plans that feature reporting on women's rights and the ways women are fighting for them.
Students explore an interactive story map of a journalist's journey on foot along the Silk Road to think critically about subjective perceptions of geography and to design their own creative maps.
Students evaluate how visual images work in tandem with words to create stories and produce writing that pairs text with visuals to describe the story of textile manufacturing in Winston-Salem, NC.