The Dutch have long been the proud tamers of rivers, building vast networks of levees that kept the rising waters separated from farms and cities.
The project is the world’s largest experiment in coastal storm and flood defense at a time when climate change is causing seas to rise and storms to intensify.
Coastal communities across the world are now facing new climate threats — rising seas, more intense storms, and heavier rain.
Louisiana's flood and storm protection managers closely studied the Netherlands’ well-built, well-maintained system of sea gates and levees, which the Dutch call dikes.
Pulitzer Center grantee Bradley Secker discusses his work covering LGBTQ refugees seeking asylum in Europe.
How can coastal cities protect themselves from sea level rise? Berkeley Professor Kristina Hill shares the most effective strategies in Europe and the U.S.
A Wisconsin couple spent Valentine's Day together during their deployment in western Ukraine.
A civilian veterinarian and military medic is serving a one-year deployment to Ukraine.
Major General Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin's adjutant general, resigned after a report showed that the Wisconsin National Guard botched investigations of sexual assault and harassment.
More than 900 streets in the United States are named after King, as are another hundred elsewhere in the world.
Wood products that are nearly as strong as steel are going into more high-rises, locking up carbon. But can we grow enough trees to keep pace?
How can coastal cities protect themselves from sea level rise? UC Berkeley professor Kristina Hill shares the most effective strategies she has seen in Europe and the US.
Hackers are targeting nuclear facilities around the world. Understanding why the nuclear sector's cyber defenses are vulnerable—and how leaders are responding—has never been more urgent.
Despite having fewer yearly cases than Massachusetts, France is the first country to release a national plan on Lyme disease. What can France's prevention, research and treatment efforts teach us?
A team of German prosecutors are scouring two continents for Nazis who have managed to escape justice, hoping to bring them to trial before it's too late.
How are newly arrived refugees interacting with preexisting Muslim, Christian and other religious communities in Germany? What role does faith play in their integration, or lack thereof?
PBS NewsHour goes inside Russia for a series that explores everything from the bilateral relationship with the United States to ascendant nationalism, widespread propaganda, and the fate of the President Vladimir Putin’s enemies.
Thousands of lone minors fled war to find shelter in Sweden, a once exceptionally welcoming country. Now, asylum regulations are tightening, leaving refugees uncertain of the future.
The French elections are the next major test for gauging the global impact of populism, nativism and Islamophobia.
What does Russia really want and how does it get it? A look at Russian foreign policy—from agenda to implementation—in Europe and the Middle East.
"A Postcard Home" is a collaborative series exploring a remarkable chapter in human migration through the viewpoint of a child.
What is home for war refugees and the communities trying to integrate them? Where do conflicts arise and how do diverse people find common ground? A series about war refugees starting over in Europe.
The three Baltic republics—Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania—have been confronting the threat of Russian information warfare for years. What can the United States learn from their experience?
High levels of poverty and malnutrition in the UK are triggering a re-emergence of related “Victorian” diseases, such as scurvy, rickets and TB—and even cholera and diphtheria. But who is most at risk?
Dimiter Kenarov reports on shale gas development in Poland.
Bill Wheeler talks about his experience reporting on far-right extremist groups in Europe.
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
Joshua Yaffa reports from Russia on how a protest movement opposed to Vladimir Putin took hold in Moscow and other large cities, and how the country has since changed.
Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
After last August's riots, what's next for Britain?
Student fellow reflects upon reporting on immigrants in the United Kingdom supported by the Pulitzer Center
DC Public Schools students gathered for a reception with photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve on October 3, 2016 to celebrate the photos they contributed to the Pulitzer Center-supported photography contest for students who studied abroad in summer 2016.
This week's News Bite lesson explores Britain's growing population of irregular migrants, a major issue in the discussion of whether or not Britain should continue to be part of the European Union.
This week's news bite lesson explores the challenges facing Ireland in the face of the 100-year anniversary of Easter Rising, a rebellion that planted seeds for Ireland's ultimate division into the primarily Catholic Republic of Ireland in the south and primarily Protestant Northern Ireland, which remains part of the United Kingdom.
Ireland's next generation continues the fight for sovereignty.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Journalist's reporting recognized in "the fiercest competition" in the Southern California Journalism Awards' 58-year history.
Living in limbo, refugees turn to protest in Greece.
The plan inside French jails to "save" extremists.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
Can education equip young Muslims against radicalization?
About a third of all the food we produce in the world goes to waste. While some developed countries are taking the initiative to change that trend, others lag behind.