When analyzed by stricter criteria than used earlier, the vaccine’s efficacy against all forms of COVID-19, including mild cases, dropped from about 78% to 50%.
Activamente is a community engagement journalistic project that examines how COVID-19 quarantines affect the mental health of young people.
After being stuck in Bogotá, authorities forced two women to stay in an isolation unit when they returned home to Venezuela.
Brazil is inching closer to having an authorized COVID-19 vaccine called CoronaVac, created by the Chinese company Sinovac.
"The Political Arc of Deforestation" tracks the political fingerprints behind the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
Riverine populations expelled from their homes years ago face the pandemic while still trying to reorganize their lives.
A journalist and indigenous poet brings interviews and reports from the Yanomami indigenous people and sertanistas about how mining has always been, and still is, a source of violence, death and disease.
In the Javari Valley, indigenous populations live in voluntary isolation. But the virus has reached the region.
Satellite data and images help reveal the drivers of forest clearing in Caquetá.
La Silla Vacía interviews Rodrigo Botero about the risks that the Colombian Amazon is facing - and how the state is involved.
The second episode of the "Scorched Earth" series covers the quilombola community of Alcântara, in Maranhão, where families experience a constant threat of expulsion.
The first episode of the "Scorched Earth" series features testimonials about the importance of indigenous women in community and national politics in Brazil.
Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.
This multiplatform series explores the illnesses of Amazon indigenous communities besides Covid that economic exploitation and modern life have brought to the rainforest way of life.
An investigation of the spurious relations between local politics and environmental degradation in the Amazon rainforest.
This project tracks applications for mining concessions inside Indigenous lands in the Amazon in order to reveal the companies and people who want to develop these protected areas.
With no electricity, potable water, or healthcare system—and with less than 400 inhabitants—Bolivia's Yuquis fight on against COVID-19.
COVID-19 has seized on the historical vulnerability of Quilombola populations on the lower Tocantins River in the Brazilian state of Pará.
Indigenous Mexican immigrants access cultural and linguistic inclusion through community radio in California. Equitable programming expands health justice and basic rights.
This project focuses on the spread of the new coronavirus throughout the Brazilian Amazon forest in a 5-episode documentary style podcast.
A look at Amazonian fires and deforestation during the dry season and the possible consequences for the health of the Amazonian population over the COVID-19 pandemic.
Immigrant women from the Bajo Flores slum are at the lead of the resistance and fight against COVID-19 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Adiela, a Siona Indigenous leader, follows the spiritual guidance of her elders and clears landmines from her ancestral territory in the Colombian Amazon, in hope that her people may some day return.
This multi-media project focuses on the evolution of mining in Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Amazon, using geolocation to identify mining sites and environmental impact.
How does the mass murder of bees caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides threaten the Amazon and Cerrado biomes?
As Brazilians convert en masse to evangelical Christianity, drug gangs are becoming entwined with churches in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.
What happens when the world’s most populous country has an appetite for beef and soy produced in Brazil? How China helps fuel the deforestation of the Amazon.
Jesse Hyde traveled to the Brazilian Amazon in June 2019 to report on the impact of cattle ranching on the rainforest and a series of violent conflicts over the forest's future.
Eliza Barclay explains how the Vox reporting team focuses on key superpowers of three tree species in three rainforests to convey their unique ecological roles and the urgency of protecting the them.
While Colombia has taken measures to address 24,000 'stateless' babies born to fleeing Venezuelan mothers in the country, it may not be enough to address the citizenship crisis.
Journalist Nadja Drost discusses her reporting with filmmaker Bruno Federico on Venezuela's battle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and Juan Guaidó.
Journalist Nadja Drost reported with documentry filmmaker Bruno Federico on efforts to build and keep peace in Colombia after the peacekeeping deal with FARC.
Multimedia journalist Larry C. Price traveled around the world to report on air pollution: specifically, PM2.5. What is it, and how does it manifest across the globe?
Laura Dixon, Mariana Palau, and Verónica Zaragovia report on the aftermath of Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group.
Environmental journalist Sam Eaton discusses his deep dive reporting trip along Brazil’s violent “arc of deforestation” to explore the crucial question: Can we save the Amazon, so it can help save us?
Meet Frederick Bernas and Rayan Hindi, who discuss the challenges of producing a documentary about a ballet program in Rio de Janeiro's Alemão favela.
Centinela, a cross-border investigation into Latin America’s COVID-19 response, is an example of collaborative reporting that can combat the ‘infodemic’
A webinar explores ways to make news coverage of the Amazon forest more balanced.
The initiative will tackle stories at the intersection of climate change, corruption, and governance in the world’s three main tropical rainforest regions.
The multimedia projects profiled three species of trees from the world’s largest rainforests that help stave off global environmental disaster.
The 10 journalists will harness data, collaboration, and investigative reporting to tackle stories at the intersection of deforestation, corruption, and governance. The Rainforest Investigations Network will be coordinated by award-winning Brazilian journalist Gustavo Faleiros.
Participants in a webinar organized by the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund and Reporters Without Borders highlight the importance of ethical collaboration for quality coverage of the Amazon.
Multilingual site supports all five languages spoken in rainforest regions.
The Pulitzer Center-supported Vox project profiles three tree species vital to the global ecosystem
The project focuses on three climate superheroes under threat of deforestation.
Prodavinci has used scientific analysis, narrative journalism and now, hand-drawn posters to report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Venezuela.
2020 Elon University Reporting Fellow Anton Delgado is interviewed by Today at Elon about his Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, documenting the resurgence of leprosy in Brazil.
A project considered strategic by the Brazilian government underestimates socio-environmental impacts in one of the most threatened regions of the Amazon.
Students reflect on stories they have seen and heard about migration, and then analyze text and photography from eight short articles about women from different parts of the world who were forced...
This lesson examines an infographic from “Women On The Move” that provides a closer look at migration patterns. Students will actively engage with the infographic to analyze migration trends...
This unit explores how journalism can (dis)empower communities, and uses news stories to examine the roots and effects of injustice against Indigenous people in the Amazon and in students' own lives.
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.
As students across the world learn remotely, Pulitzer Center is committed to supporting educators with engaging resources that are online and easily printable.
Students explore reporting on Indigenous youth activism in the Amazon, analyze the causes of plastic pollution, and consider how they can make a difference in reducing waste in their own communities.
Students learn about how gold from illegal mines in Colombia winds up in American electronics, and the violence, labor conditions, and environmental consequences that result from this trade.
At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.