Region

Oceania

Offshore Postcard: Confronting Faith

In a new episode of Offshore, produced by Honolulu Civil Beat and PRX, Anita Hofschneider explores the significance of recent lawsuits being brought against Guam’s Catholic Church for sexual abuse.

Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining in Africa

Belying Australia's positive international reputation, mining companies from Down Under are accused of killing, maiming and polluting communities across Africa.

The Ends of the Earth

Seven decades ago the Marshall Islands felt what nuclear war would be like. This century they're grappling with the legacy of U.S. bomb tests—while staring down a new threat driven by climate change.

Kiribati: Casualties of Climate Change

As the low-lying island nation of Kiribati edges closer to a climate change end game, what will happen to its people, its territory, its sovereignty?

Tasmania's Opioid Farms

Farmers in the Australian state of Tasmania raise a majority of the world’s legal pharmaceutical opiates. Is the lucrative poppy crop easing global pain or fueling an epidemic?

Atlas of Pentecostalism

An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.

Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn

In 2009, The Seattle Times reported that ocean acidification – the plummeting pH of seas from carbon-dioxide emissions – was killing billions of Northwest oysters. That was only the beginning.

Philippines and Indonesia: The Cost of Gold

Tiny children and teens toil in the gold mines of the Philippines and Indonesia. A risky, often deadly, business, child labor is growing as families rush to exploit the worldwide demand for gold.

Papua New Guinea: Exxon Mobil's Gas Project

Is Exxon Mobil's natural gas project a heaven-sent opportunity to boost Papua New Guinea’s GDP, or a threat to the 60,000 people who can claim "customary ownership" of the land that will be affected?

A Year of Field Notes

Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.

Environmental Health: What is it?

This lesson draws from a range of projects on food waste, ocean health, global goods and extractives, food insecurity, water and sanitation and more to support student understanding around...