In the race to find a vaccine for the coronavirus, some scientists believe the answer lies in targeting human cells.
Five small breweries across the Netherlands are crafting beers from rain to raise awareness about urban flooding with help from the organization Rainbeer.
COVID-19 isn’t the first infectious disease scientists have modeled—Ebola and Zika are recent examples—but never has so much depended on their work.
The innovative Dutch response to climate change may have lessons for New Orleans.
Dutch engineers hope to make up for past mistakes.
Climate change is bringing heavier rain and bigger storms — new challenges for old cities. Efforts in Amsterdam to "rainproof" the city may provide insight in addressing similar issues in New Orleans.
For years, the Dutch built levees, artificial barriers to keep water out. In the face of climate change and rising sea levels, they are reversing the process, and returning to nature.
Like New Orleans, Rotterdam is coping with heavier rains and bigger storms brought about by changing climate.
Climate change is bringing new threats and the Dutch are trying some unusual approaches in response.
On pilgrimage with Albania's Bektashi, a storied Sufi order that has had to invent or re-invent its traditions after its 20th-century repression in the world's first atheist state.
Nigerian refugees in Bavaria spend up to three years in isolated centers, with no work, an allowance of 90 euros a month, dire living conditions, and travel restrictions.
In his photojournalism series Gayropa, Bradley Secker profiles individuals from around the world who have made the difficult decision to migrate to Europe and claim asylum because of their sexuality.
A ship enters punishing seas. A plane skims above a heaving ocean. All to determine the origins of the coldest, densest water of the North Atlantic—which fuels the ocean's global circulation system.
In the last two years, voters across Europe have elected new governments whose platforms rest, in more or less explicit ways, on the politics of "identitarianism."
Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet. The world was ready to act. But we failed to do what was necessary to avoid a catastrophe.
Current political events have demonstrated the fragility of Slovenia's government. From resignations to emerging political parties—what do the people of Slovenia want for their future?
Texas is searching for ways to curb the alarming number of women dying less than a year after their pregnancies. Poland, a conservative, anti-abortion, religious country may have solutions.
During World War II, a French village helped Jews escape the Nazis at great peril. Today, as the world turns its back on refugees, they welcome them. We explore why.
This project examines de-radicalization efforts inside London's highest security prison following a string of terrorist attacks that have rocked Europe in recent years.
As the ice vanishes, will the Arctic die? Aboard the Norwegian research vessel Helmer Hanssen, Eli Kintisch explores the mystical Arctic ocean during Polar Night, and finds surprising answers.
After a failed attempt to completely ban abortion, a look at the ongoing reality of women's rights in Poland.
Season two of Threshold takes listeners to the homes, hunting grounds, and melting coastlines of Arctic peoples, where climate change isn’t an abstract concept, but a part of daily life.
A series on Europe’s controversial "pay-to-stay" effort to fight migration at its source.
Genetic scientists in Iceland want to warn 2,400 people who are more likely than others to develop breast cancer, but they can't. The individuals have the right not to know.
Grantee Jeanne Carstensen reports on the Syrian refugee crisis and Greece's reaction to the influx of migrants crossing its borders.
Photographer Misha Friedman talks about Ukrainian Police reform: why he chose to do this project and why it matters.
Pope Francis encounters the limits of his moral authority in Latin America, where his encyclical on climate change and environmental protection is met with scorn from those who need to be influenced.
Journalist Jeneen Interlandi travels to Hungary to report on prejudice towards the Roma, desegregation efforts and the potential for psychological interventions.
Photojournalist Holly Pickett discusses her project with Joanna Kakissis, reporting on Syrian migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
Mathilde Dratwa describes the process behind an animated video on Luxembourg's tax haven.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Pulitzer grantee Misha Friedman travels to Russia to report on how LGBT communities have been affected by the amendment to Russia's Child Protection law, which effectively criminalized homosexuality.
Between anti-government protests and investigations into high-level corruption, it has been a tumultuous year in Turkey.
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.
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.
National Geographic photographer, Amy Toensing and Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, select the final photographs for Your Shot assignment.
This week: the lives of refugees throughout Europe and beyond, the humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram, Russian hacking in Eastern Europe, and the ICIJ wins the Pulitzer Prize.
Cynthia Gorney discussed her Pulitzer Center-supported National Geographic project, "For Widows, Life After Loss" at the University of Texas at Austin.
The International Consortium for Journalists, Elliott Woods, Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie, and Ben Taub all won 2017 Overseas Press Club Awards.
There are two weeks left to submit photos of strong women to the joint assignment with NatGeo Your Shot.
NatGeo Your Shot features photographs of inspiring women from around the world.
Pulitzer Center grantees provide insights into the lives of refugees affected by United States' recent ban of migrants from seven countries.
Honored reporting covers issues ranging from refugees and the world economy to human rights abuses by the Assad regime.
This week: how the refugee crisis changes the world economy, migrants search for their children, and Pulitzer Center staff picks for a year in photos.
Tomas van Houtryve set out on the refugee trail following the digital breadcrumbs left by migrants along the way. A preview of the video installation featured at SECCA's Dispatches exhibit.
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.
This lesson plan and attached classroom resources use international reporting to investigate how Muslim communities in Sweden are preventing radicalization of Muslim youth in their communities.
This lesson explores the Greek Island of Lesbos, which has taken in thousands of refugees despite its small population. The island has been a focal landing point for migrants and refugees.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
This lesson looks at climate change and how some countries are trying to combat it.
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
This lesson will help students apply knowledge of language to understand how it functions in different cultures and contexts.
Various standards-aligned lessons to support student learning around the importance of language diversity.
Students will debate what policy Italy should implement when dealing with the migrants from Libya after their role in overthrowing Gaddafi.
Students will be able to identify the largest problems facing refugees and construct a campaign to spread the word about how to offer solutions and aid to refugees.
Students will learn about the effects of burning coal in Poland and apply their analyses of the articles to create a presentation that they feel will best support advocacy for coal regulation.