In South India, a quiet battle is taking place between rising tiger numbers and dwindling tribal rights.
Abdul Mozid's father was forced into labor in Myanmar and later died on a hunger strike at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Mozid remembers him through his music, and sings songs about Rohingya plight.
The Islamic State’s territorial defeat in the Middle East did not discourage jihadi networks in Indonesia. Rather, it emboldened them to expand and encourage women to take on more active combat roles.
Dargahs serve as a uniquely accessible public space in South Asia, particularly for women. In some dargahs, however, there are limits to this openness—but women are fighting for equal access.
Dementia is proving more prevalent in the world around us. Japan has been dealing with this crisis for the past decade and has turned to its community and agriculture for answers.
Hydropower is Bhutan's only electricity source, yet climate change is threatening its future. As India seeks increasingly more of Bhutan's hydropower, Bhutan must re-evaluate its own energy security.
Formin left Myanmar for more music opportunities in southern Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka has the world's highest rate of human-elephant conflict – last year alone, it killed 70 people and 300 elephants. A simple solution can make all the difference, if people are willing to try it.
From France to Kenya to India and Malawi, women are feeling more empowered to make their voices heard—and to demand gender equality.
Tokyoites and foreigners marched through busy Tokyo streets on September 20, 2019, as part of the Global Climate Strike.
Hong Kong residents protested for months this year against an extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China.
The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls one of the worst human rights crises of modern times.
The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is about to move into dangerous waters.
In Cambodia’s floating villages, tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese eke out precarious lives on the Tonle Sap. Born into statelessness, they are not permitted to vote, work, or even live on land.
Refugees fear the fate that awaits them in Myanmar and are refusing to return without guarantees of safety. In the camps girls face being trafficked into the sex trade or forced into child marriages.
Media freedom is under threat and democratic space is shrinking in Myanmar amid the fallout from the Rakhine crisis.
For the fishing villages around the Aral Sea in Kazakhstan, fortunes ebb and flow with the water's tide.
This project examines social and economic crises in a super-aging Japan.
Many refugee children in Malaysia are attempting to adjust to a foreign society, but with their illegal status, everyday lives are ridden with fear.
In the 1960s, Bangladesh walled off parts of its coast to stop flooding and create farmland. Today that land is afflicted with chronic flooding, due to these very walls. Can the problem be solved?
The drug war in the Philippines has killed thousands of drug suspects from low-income communities. Despite the severe psychological toll of the drug war on families of slain drug suspects, mental health resources are sparse and often inaccessible.
Caught between a rising China and a retreating United States, the Philippine government launches twin wars against the forces it says threaten to tear it apart: Chinese drug cartels and ISIS.
Did the United States ignore signs of a coming mass atrocity against the Rohingya when it chose to upgrade its relationship with Myanmar and lift sanctions on the country?
"All I have left are my words," the Rohingya Muslim refugee said. The AP documents systematic gang rape of Rohingya women by the Myanmar military, and reconstructs a massacre in one Rohingya village.
Eli Kintisch visited high Arctic sites in Siberia and Alaska to report on the tenuous state of the permafrost.
Pulitzer Center grantee Esha Chhabra explores India's healthcare problems, many of which stem from the country's overwhelming pollution.
Like so many of Mao’s pronouncements, it sounded simple: “The South has a lot of water; the North lacks water. So if it can be done, borrowing a little water and bringing it up might do the trick.”
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
Saul Elbein tells us that 41 journalists were killed in the last decade while covering the environment, more than were killed while reporting on war in Afghanistan.
The UN is trying to bring forests into the fight against climate change with an ambitious programme known as REDD+. Can it work in a complex place like Papua New Guinea?
Photojournalist Paula Bronstein discusses her reporting from Afghanistan, where she has documented the lives of the many war widows, the legacy of three decades of war.
What to do when an earthquake steals the lede of your story? Pierre Kattar and Rajneesh Bhandari reflect on how they changed course to produce a more timely video story for NPR.
Small, democratic Taiwan faces constant pressure from big, undemocratic China, but, so far, it shows no signs of yielding on the essential point, its de facto independence.
Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, is home to a virulent breed of gangster politics.
A school in Philadelphia takes global issues and makes them local in a unique way.
In many ways this century already belongs to the city. By 2050, it is anticipated that an additional 2.7 billion people will live in metropolitan regions.
Property grabs threaten life and livelihood for women around the world.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Photographer Paula Bronstein honored by Photo District News for her work on Afghanistan's war wounded.
Persephone Miel fellow and photojournalist Anastasia Rudenko to report from Russia.
International journalism and film and media arts students are among the most recently selected Campus Consortium international reporting fellows for 2017.
Amy Toensing visited Guilford College to present her Pulitzer Center-supported project, "A World of Widows."
Pulitzer Center Student Fellows are chosen as three regional winners and one finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards.
Xyza Bacani was recognized by the Alexia Foundation for her reporting on migrant workers in Singapore.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
Grantee Ian Johnson just published a book, "The Souls of China," on the return of religion after Mao's death.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
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.
This Masters-level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
This Masters level lesson introduces journalism as an important tool for public health students and researchers to communicate complex public health issues in an accessible way for the general...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
In this lesson, students use online reporting to compare the 2016 U.S. election to elections in Iran and Taiwan.
This climate change lesson plan explores the environmental impacts of China’s growing polluters and industry. It also looks at the human impact of China's water transfer project.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be used.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This project outline uses several photojournalism projects to engage student in reflections and analysis of how a “slow approach” to journalism can highlight larger issues in their own communities.
Students investigate educational resources about the safety of pedestrians in developing countries and design mock letters to politicians in charge of roads in a developing country.