We learn about the global collaborations taking place and hear from the individuals working to avoid the next pandemic.
Scientists and experts talk about how human activity has caused disease in the past, and how we’re creating more opportunities every day for a spillover.
Leading scientists discuss the diseases they focus their time and effort on, and why they might cause the next pandemic.
The United Kingdom decided to allow up to 12 weeks between doses of two authorized vaccines, rather than the 3 or 4 weeks tested in trials.
As the COVID-19 pandemic surges, fueled in some places by new, fast-spreading variants, officials and public health experts are debating strategies for stretching limited supplies of vaccines. And vaccinemakers have been caught in the middle.
In southeastern England, the new variant of COVID-19 identified last month may be the harbinger of a new, particularly perilous phase of the pandemic.
Statements about vaccines in China and the United Kingdom have caused perplexity.
An analysis published by virologist Ravindra Gupta has become a crucial puzzle piece for researchers trying to understand the importance of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant found in the United Kingdom.
One variant of SARS-CoV-2 is causing mayhem in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe.
Although several vaccines have won emergency use authorizations in multiple nations, they will remain in short supply for many months—even in wealthy countries.
In the U.S., school closures during the pandemic have some worried about a "lost COVID generation" of children. But that's not the case in Germany.
During the pandemic, schools in Europe and the U.S. have erected tents in their yards or expanded school gardens. Forest preschools go a step beyond that. Their advocates say nature should be the tool for learning, not just the backdrop.
Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.
How did Germany reopen schools compared to the United States, and with cases ticking back up in Germany, will its early success and the United States’ troubled restart hold through the fall?
Is the “last dictatorship in Europe" finally ready for reform, or is the stage being set for a Russian takeover? Simon Ostrovsky reports on the Belarusian election and the subsequent protests.
"We thought we were ready, and then we realized we had no idea," said Dr. Sabeena Qureshi. COVID-19 created the biggest U.K. healthcare crisis in living memory. This is the story of the teams at the frontline.
Italy, a country whose history is rife with pandemics and once the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Europe, offers harsh lessons in containment, testing, and economic salvation.
This project explores the history of the Syrian Democratic Forces and the consequences of the American withdrawl from Syria.
Campus Consortium initiative brings Pulitzer Center-supported journalists to the college for series of seminar workshops throughout the year, ultimately leading to independent reporting by students around the globe.
“The Forgotten OneƵ” explores the idea of fantasy versus reality, revealing one of Germany's darkest secrets: the current state of Nigerian refugees in the countryside of Bavaria.
Hani Zaitoun examines Estonia's defense capabilities and its special relationship with its Russian neighbor and the Russian ethnic minority that makes up almost 30 percent of Estonia's population.
Many of the victims who fled the violence and massacre still live in long-forgotten refugee and collective centres around Bosnia.
Despite sharp international criticism, a Russian geneticist is pushing forward a project to edit embryos of a deaf couple so their children won't inherit the mutation that impairs their hearing.
The Netherlands has long battled back the sea, but climate change is forcing the lowland nation to rethink its approach. It's now learning to live with water rather than fight it.
Many of the temporary camps set up in 1995 for internally displaced persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina still exist. What is life like there for the widows from Srebrenica?
Gayropa is a photo-led project about LGBTI+ asylum seekers and refugees around Europe who form a sense of community and challenge stereotypes.
Journalists Rich Lord, Michael M. Santiago, and Stacy Innerst speak about their year-long exploration of child poverty—one that takes them to Scotland, where the national government, local leaders, and the health system work to ensure that by 2030, no more than 5 percent of kids will live in poverty.
Almost all produce that comes from southern Italy has been tainted, says Ayo Awokoya, as she discusses her reporting project on modern-day slavery in Italian agriculture.
Author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue reports on assisted dying and euthanasia practices in North America and Europe.
Meet journalist Anna Filipova, who is examining how melting permafrost in the northernmost village in Greenland affects the residents' lives.
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?
Eli Kintisch wrote and produced THAW, a documentary series that tells the story of a journey to the Arctic ocean in the dead of winter, revealing a radically changing ecosystem with global implications.
Journalist and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Teresa Fazio speaks about her reporting on gender equality in Sweden's military.
The truth about Hungary: How a country that used to be a poster child for a successful transition to democracy collapsed into a new kind of authoritarianism.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
A frigid current, a heroic expedition, and air turning into rock. Meet science journalist Ari Daniel and hear about his 2018 reporting trip to Iceland.
WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore will travel to Finland to report on the country’s “open prison” system, criminal justice reform, and relationship with immigrants.
The Pulitzer Center announces our inaugural Fellows and projects for the Post-Graduate Reporting Fellowship Program for Columbia and Medill Journalism Schools.
The Associated Press project 'Outsourcing Migrants' received an Honorable Mention from the James Foley Awards.
Watch a recorded webinar for students in which Dr. Seema Yasmin share her insights on the role of journalism during public health emergencies
Ayo Awokoya and Tobias Jones received the 2019 Frontline Club Award For Print for their in-depth, investigative reporting on exploited migrants working in the south of Italy.
Ekeke, a 2019 Pulitzer Center Fellow who reported on Nigerian refugees, speaks to the San Franciso Chronicle about creating visual symphonies.
The podcast's second season reported on climate change in the Arctic region.
The Pulitzer Center's newsletter for the week of June 25, 2019.
Panelists discuss how religion can reinforce divisions between social groups in Israel, Northern Ireland, and Indian-Americans in the United States.
Grantee Callum Macrae was nominated for an award at BAFTA's Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards for his reporting on the Ballymurphy massacre.
Louie Palu received four awards in three contests for his Pulitzer-supported project 'New Cold War.'
Panelists explore living, dying, grief— and why talking about death is good for our health.
Students reflect on stories they have seen and heard about migration, and then analyze text and photography from eight short articles about women from different parts of the world who were forced...
This lesson examines an infographic from “Women On The Move” that provides a closer look at migration patterns. Students will actively engage with the infographic to analyze migration trends...
Students analyze reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and historical research on The Black Death in order to evaluate the purposes and biases of sources, compare and contrast pandemics from two time...
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.
Students analyze solutions to end child poverty in Glasgow, Scotland and Allegheny County in the Southwest of Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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.
In this printable PDF, you will find text summaries, discussion and comprehension questions, and other useful materials for students and teachers navigating "Losing Earth."
Guide your students in creative, expository, and persuasive writing, class debates, and science communications exercises designed for any subject area.
Activities encouraging students to create and evaluate visual representations of climate change in order to interpret and share environmental knowledge effectively.