After enduring nuclear-weapons tests in the 20th century and the rise of sea levels today, the people of this low-lying Pacific nation are experts in existentialism.
The Marshall Islands, once a nuclear test site, grapple with a painful past, troubled present and uncertain future due to climate change and lessening U.S. assistance.
Reckoning with drought and climate change in Papua New Guinea.
One of the most cutting-edge projects to tackle climate change is being pioneered in one of the most remote, undeveloped countries on earth. Can it possibly work?
The island nation of Kiribati is one of the world's most vulnerable to rising sea levels. But residents may have to leave well before the ocean claims their homes.
Fatal Extraction is the story of Australian mining’s vast but rarely-examined social and environmental footprint in Africa.
Maintaining a ship like the USS Pennsylvania, a nuclear submarine on active patrol in the Pacific, takes coordination. A PBS NewsHour crew witnesses a rarely seen resupply of the stealth warship.
Papua New Guinea has the highest rate of tuberculosis in the Pacific region. The epidemic is so bad, it's being described as a national emergency.
Aid agencies evacuate about 15 people accused of sorcery per week; experts say wealth gap may fuel such claims.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands was a small but forceful presence at the U.N.'s month-long review conference of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which ended May 22, 2015, without a consensus.
Poor access to adequate care leads to tuberculosis 'hot zones' and the rise of multidrug-resistant strains.
Kiribati President Anote Tong leads a Pacific island nation that’s facing a likely exodus due to rising sea levels. He weighs long-term options: stay and defend or flee to higher ground.
With the help of the Pulitzer Center, UN AIDS is achieving a major goal: harnessing the power and reach of the media to challenge HIV-related stigma and champion human rights.
We know that carbon dioxide emissions are affecting the planet’s climate. Now it appears that these carbon emissions are also altering the chemistry of our oceans.
Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy introduced us to the landay — a centuries-old oral poetic tradition from Afghanistan.
Guardian/Observer Calls Paul Salopek Out of Eden project the "most arduous piece of reportage ever undertaken."