A story with immense explanatory power touching on geopolitics, the rise of China and the power of Chinese consumers—and of course, climate change.
Angered by President Donald Trump’s recent political decisions, many Iranians showed their frustration at the polls.
A multi-part series on India's caste system and the effects of caste on individuals, especially on Dalits, or "untouchables."
In Indonesia, survivors of terror attacks talk about the trauma that haunts them and the lack of support they receive, after the media coverage dies down.
Like so many politicians, campaign rhetoric switches once leaders take office and face the realities of doing business with China. But Bolsonaro has bet big on China — and that's risky business.
The AP took powerful, intimate reporting on the dangerous journey of Ethiopian migrants to Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
The president’s political success illustrates many of the reasons populist leaders the world over are able to bypass challenges that would torpedo a more typical politician.
There is growing evidence that these biofuels have little climate or environmental benefit.
The spike in violence in Iraq proves disheartening for Wisconsin veterans who served in the Iraq war.
Last year, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reached the highest rate in more than a decade. One of the biggest drivers of deforestation in the region is the growing of soybeans for livestock feed. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to reporter and Pulitzer Center Grantee Melissa Chan about her reporting in Brazil on Chinese interests in the Amazon.
How Pakistan's Swat Valley went from basket case to on the mend.
With Flávio Dino's endorsement, Chinese money displaces the poor in Maranhão.
In the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sweeping reelection last May, journalist Maddy Crowell looks at the wide-ranging voices of dissent in India – the people and places that are working to defend the image of a pluralistic and tolerant India against the swelling tide of Hindu nationalism.
Dairy farms—Wisconsin's economic engines—have been decimated in recent years due to decreased demand, lack of workers, and slumping milk prices.
As the U.S. tries to rein the prescription opioid bonanza that launched its epidemic, Big Pharma is expanding around the globe. Their trail includes a bribery scheme, addiction, and an unprepared world.
India is addressing deforestation by creating thousands of 'compensatory afforestation' projects. But is this big-ticket scheme a greenwash and a land grab?
China has aggressively embraced CRISPR, a powerful new genome editing tool that's transforming the discovery of improved crops and medicines—and raises thorny ethical, regulatory, and legal issues.
What do Afghan and Pakistani women see as the roots of violent extremism, and how are some of them working together to build peace? Who are the women who are fighting to be more than mere victims?
How can environmental law govern China's overseas mining investments? A comparative investigation of two mines backed with Chinese capital in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Reports of congenital disabilities are significantly higher in the northern part of Bhopal, where the 1984 Union Carbide accident occurred, than in the rest of India.
The Catholic Church is an outspoken opponent of a deadly war on drugs in the Philippines. But in a face-off with President Duterte, the Church is losing ground, forcing its clergy to a crossroads.
The North Korean underground railroad is credited with saving thousands of lives over the last two decades—but now Kim Jong-un is on the verge of destroying it.
On the Tibetan plateau, an unlikely group of nomads, Buddhist monks, and yak-wool artisans have seen their lives change—through basketball. Can they also help change Tibet?
As Japan experiences its steepest population decline since record-keeping began in 1967, Emiko Jozuka examines how a historically inward-looking country will reimagine its future.
Journalist Ana Santos and photographer James Whitlow Delano report from a divided Philippines, where the country itself may be the biggest casualty of Duterte’s war on drugs.
Refugees are using technology in unprecedented ways to connect with loved ones and document their time in exile. Photographer Tomas van Houtryve explains how his project came together.
Rong Xiaoqing discusses how she followed the lives of a unique group of undocumented Chinese immigrants in the United States—and how her reporting led her back to China.
Meet the journalists behind the Kashmir Rail Line project as they discuss their train ride through Jammu and Kashmir—and tell us what went wrong.
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin reported from Russia on patriotism, media, radicalism, the Kremlin’s enemies, the country’s relationship with the United States, and the emerging protest movement.
As new museums and universities are erected in the Gulf, Negar Azimi reports on the complexities surrounding the use of low-wage migrant labor, with a focus on a group of artist-activists.
With the United States backing away from action on climate change, is China’s struggle for cleaner air making it the world’s new climate leader?
Doug Bock Clark discusses his reporting in Myanmar, a country once one of the most isolated in the world. In 2015, democratic elections opened the nation to the globalized world.
Howard W. French traveled to Hong Kong to take stock of its uneasy relationship with China, on the eve of major elections that were held in March 2017.
"The most important solid substance on earth," Vince Beiser tells us, is sand—used to build skyscrapers and shopping malls from Boston to Beijing. But the world is running out.
Photographer Diana Markosian discusses her collaborative series, 'Year One,' which profiles a refugee family's first year in Germany as they witness some of their first experiences.
Journalist Sophie Pinkham discusses her reporting on AIDS activism in eastern Ukraine and how the war and take-over by pro-Russian separatists have affected HIV treatment and policy.
This week: air pollution kills over 4 million people each year, Rohingya survivors tell their stories, and Putin is building his ties in Africa.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is calling on Bangladeshi authorities to promptly release photographer Shahidul Alam, who was arrested and beaten by police on Sunday, August 5, 2018.
Here you will find reading comprehension tools, activities and other resources to bring "Losing Earth," The New York Times Magazine's special issue on climate change, into the classroom and beyond.
Grantees Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin have won the Edwin M. Hood Award for Diplomatic Correspondence in Broadcast.
This week: making local-global connections with international news stories, joining a pedagogy workshop on teaching conflict, and practicing slow journalism in New York City.
This week: discussing feminism and access to education, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and explaining the placebo's power.
This week: exploring portraits of LGBTQ+ people in India, proposing creative education projects to National Geographic, and examining unique challenges and opportunities for youth peacebuilders.
Pulitzer Center grantee Kristen Gelineau won the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Award for Excellence in Reporting on Women's Issues for coverage of Rohingya women and girls raped by members of Myanmar's armed forces.
Journalists and policymakers discuss the impact of external intervention in global conflicts during a panel at the Pulitzer Center Beyond War Conference.
Several Student Fellows are awarded the 2017 Society of Professional Journalists regional Mark of Excellence Awards.
The Associated Press won the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards Grand Prize. Another grantee, Foreign Policy, was honored with an RFK Journalism Award for new media.
For a brief period, the Out of Eden Walk becomes a traveling caravan, as teenagers and adults join Paul Salopek in the Punjab to practice slow journalism together.
Students analyze how photojournalist applies different photography techniques to communicate his reporting on a variety of global issues in order to plan and execute their own photo stories.
Students will be able to describe the impacts of removing exotic animals from their native environment, including impacts on the food chain, using details from reporting by Sean Gallagher. Within...
This lesson for journalism or ELA students explores Evan Osnos’ North Korea reporting to debate the role of journalists in crises and to develop original reporting projects.
Students learn about the politics and policies of nuclear security by exploring the U.S.-North Korea and U.S.-China relationships.
Students will learn about tannery and e-waste pollution in India and the connection with American consumer goods. They will design a presentation based on what they learn.
Students will analyze how the writer's point of view shapes articles written about the U.S.-North Korean nuclear crisis.
Students explore two recent reporting projects on North Korea, comparing and contrasting the journalists' purpose, content, and style.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
In this lesson, students will analyze an article about terrorism in the Maldives while practicing their writing and presentation skills.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
This group of lessons explores the interplay between religion and power. Students evaluate the degree to which religious forces impact the strength of a country's democratic institutions.
Students learn about the legal, political, cultural, and religious factors that impact the treatment of widows in India, Uganda, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.