Elbein writes articles about the environment and the complex and often tense relationship between people and the land.
Asylum-seekers face a series of hurdles as widely varied as the stories that brought them to the Continent.
An Associated Press investigation found that the misery of migrants in Libya has spawned a thriving and highly lucrative web of businesses funded in part by the EU and enabled by the United Nations.
The misery of migrants in Libya has spawned a thriving and highly lucrative business, in part funded by the EU and enabled by the United Nations, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The world's forests are getting drier and people are living closer to them, ushering in a dangerous new era—unless we can find a way to coexist with the flames.
The facility is jam-packed with nearly 1,200 migrants, including hundreds who fled from abuse at other detention centers in hopes of sanctuary.
BBC Business Daily interviews Pulitzer Center grantee, Hannah Lucinda Smith, about her reporting on the booming cryptocurrency industry in Russia and how it relates to U.S. sanctions.
Not too long ago, this small country was a part of the Soviet Union. Today, Estonia is the first defense line the Russians would face.
Something is stopping us from creating the families we claim to desire. But what?
Two years into Scotland’s bid to end child poverty, a notorious neighborhood tests the nation’s resolve — and its fate may send a message to crusaders for poor kids everywhere.
Poland has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the European Union, and in practice, it's all but banned. But four women, nicknamed the "abortion dream team," are pushing back.
With its systematic torture, Ras al-Ara in Yemen is a particular hell on the arduous, 900-mile journey from the Horn of Africa to oil-rich Saudi Arabia.
From smugglers in Agadez, to factory owners in Turkey, to the Italian and Nigerian mafias in Italy, and small business owners in Greece, people making a killing off the global migrant crisis.
Following the lives of four Syrian refugee mothers and their babies from the day these women gave birth through their newborns’ all-important milestones: first smiles, first meals, first steps.
As 21st century refugees cross Europe with their smartphones, they've left behind a trail of digital breadcrumbs documenting their exile.
Some 1.1 million migrants came to seek asylum in Germany’s borders in 2015 and more are on their way. What's life like for refugees after they arrive?
Examining the cultural, historical, and political meanings of Europe by traveling along its geographical border with Asia.
The crisis in Europe has created entire towns of refugees in rural Germany and prompted an epidemic of xenophobic arson attacks across the country.
This investigation into the lifestyles, struggles and cultures of the Roma people living in Rome examines how the Italian government—and citizens—treat the Roma population.
Amir Hassan reports from Manchester, UK, on Muslim youth who embrace their heritage, using it to promote non-violence, community building, and a sense of global citizenship.
The French government is pouring money into developing new "deradicalization" programs for French youth. But does anyone really know how to "deradicalize" someone?
Europe's failure to provide adequate health care to tens of thousands of migrants trapped in Greece threaten the continent with a flood of new contagions
On paper, the au pair program is a cultural exchange program. But for many people, the motivations are economic relief rather than cultural immersion.
After the European Union’s plan to send new refugees from Greece back to Turkey, Italy is more inundated with refugees than ever. And Rome is at the center of it all.
Melting ice and rising seas threaten to displace communities around the world.
A look at school lunches around the world compared to those in the U.S.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
The Pulitzer Center partners with Thompson Reuters to support hostile-environment training for up to 14 freelance journalists. Training takes place Nov. 22-27 in Belfast; application deadline Oct. 15.
Governments and aid organizations routinely earmark billions of dollars for overseas aid. Could "privatized" forms of aid prevent that money from going to waste?
"Everyday Africa" and other Pulitzer Center grantees included in the Atlantic's Roughly Top 100 non-fiction pieces of 2014.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Pulitzer Center grantee among three journalists speaking about free press with President Obama on World Press Freedom Day, 2015.
Photographs from the “Numbered Streets” settlement in Hungary, where residents are facing forced relocation.
Photographer Yana Paskova finds that for Bulgaria, democracy doesn't necessarily mean prosperity.