All across the Arctic, frozen soil is thawing out. A lot of stuff is buried there—plants and animals that lived more than 10,000 years ago. What happens when a Paleolithic bison bone starts to decompose for the first time?
The fight for clean air has emerged from numerous directions. The law, in particular, has proven to be a necessary and sometimes surprising tool.
Britain sought to retain its imperial clout as the Empire crumbled after the Second World War by seeking to dominate the arms industry. This is a major investigation of the contemporary results.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was Malta’s most dogged and controversial journalist. Last year she was murdered. Alexander Clapp travelled to the island to find out why.
Callum Macrae discusses how his new film examines the search for justice over British soldiers’ killing of 10 unarmed people in Belfast, months before they shot dead 13 in Derry.
A new kind of authoritarianism is taking root in Europe — and there are warning signs for America.
London already waged one battle for its air nearly six decades ago. The war, however, isn't yet over. A rise in pollution threatens the city and its most vulnerable residents yet again.
Even though he is an unofficial, non-state actor, Steve Bannon’s efforts as an American constitute a dramatic break with the past; the United States has a unique stake in Bosnia’s stability.
The most dangerous effects of air pollution often go unseen. The city of London has implemented numerous measures to mitigate rising air pollution. But, has it done enough?
Ari Daniel's essays chronicle his Iceland reporting—about a current crucial to the circulation of seawater and heat, and on a team transforming CO2 into rock. There's also a great shot of a horse.
Democracies can fall many ways: military coups, assassinations, mass protests. But what does it look like when a democracy quietly backslides into autocracy?
The global circulatory system is incredibly complex, and parts of it, like the North Icelandic Jet, are barely understood. That's why these scientists are in Iceland in the dead of winter.
Members of the African diaspora in France share many common experiences; discrimination, lack of acceptance, and the struggle to succeed to become educated and full members of society.
For thousands of refugees, the shores of Lesbos are their first passage into Europe. Can locals cope with the arrival of tens of thousands each month?
A small community of Irish citizens is now responsible for an entire nation's cultural revival.
For at-risk LGBT asylum seekers from former British protectorates, the UK is an ideal and obvious destination. But what happens when the British government won't allow them to stay?
Poland gets 90 percent of its power and much of its heat by burning coal, one of the dirtiest of fuels. The consequences for Poles' health are severe, and one polluted city is now pushing back
Thousands of displaced Syrians have made treacherous journeys across land and sea to the safe haven of Europe. But many here don’t want them. How are the new immigrants adapting and adjusting?
Half the population of the United Kingdom may be obese by 2050. What are the causes and what is being done?
When people think of a tax haven, most have visions of a tropical island in the Caribbean. But what if there was a tax haven hidden right among us?
The Black Sea region has become the focus of heated geopolitical contention, but local environmental issues remain underreported and poorly understood.
Robert Eric Shoemaker presents a multimedia excavation of the artisans of Venice through the lens of climate change: a conversation between art and science.
To escape poverty and social exclusion in their countries of origin, many Roma seek refuge in France. Often they face the same discrimination in their new home.
Pulitzer Center student fellow Britton Nagy from High Point University takes a look at Norway's rehabilitation-focused prison system and finds that low security brings high benefits.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Berry explores threats and scandals that challenged Pope Benedict's papacy from sex abuse to corruption.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
Honors given to two Pulitzer Center-supported projects, including the data-driven, multimedia Financial Times investigation examining the impact of UK austerity measures.
Do the Chinese really want to build a luxury resort and golf course in a remote corner of northern Iceland?
The best journalism takes time — time to report, time to write. We urge you to take time to read two examples of long-form magazine journalism of the highest order.
Richard Mosse's Infra series continued with The Enclave at this year's 55th Venice Bienniale.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.
Today is International Women’s Day and the plight of women and children in crisis is a recurring theme in much of the reporting that the Pulitzer Center supports.
As the cardinals of the Catholic Church gather in Rome to elect the next pope, one constituency whose voice will not be heard in the Sistine Chapel are the women who make up at least half the church.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week reporting on human rights in Turkey and Cuba.