Mining companies plan to solve a transport bottleneck with a new road that opens up tiger habitat and risks illegal logging.
A collection of reporting from Pulitzer Center grantees featuring international news stories published by media outlets from around the world, as well as reporting original to the Pulitzer Center website.
The opposition to Black voters in Mississippi has changed since the 1960s, but it hasn’t ended. On the eve of the most divisive presidential election in decades, voters face obstacles such as state-mandated ID laws that mostly affect poor and minority communities and the disenfranchisement of tens of thousands of formerly incarcerated people.
The transition to remote learning in Nigeria has raised calls for the restructuring of the country’s education system, as ed-tech companies and NGOs stepped in to help fill gaps in the sector.
Tasha Guidry is tired of watching her neighbors decide not to vote, and worried they won’t go to the polls. After Hurricane Rita 15 years ago, voter turnout was down to 13% after many residents were displaced.
Under the policy, workers usually receive a point or points for missing a day. If they gain enough points, they’re fired.
German students have been in school since August, thanks to hygiene measures and targeted quarantines. But that early success could soon be put to the test with a resurgence of the coronavirus.
Beverly Jones is a long-time resident of St. Louis's 63106, a Zip code with the worst social determinants of health in the region. Despite her own health struggles, Jones is determined to stay.
Certain COVID-19 vaccine candidates could increase susceptibility to HIV, warns a group of researchers who in 2007 learned that an experimental HIV vaccine had raised in some people the risk for infection with the AIDS virus.
After floods and multiple hurricanes, homes in Sellers, South Carolina, are plagued with mold. This mold is causing health problems for Sellers residents.
Since childhood, Lilia Isolina Java Tapayuri has been drawn to the Amazon river fauna. This draw has marked her profoundly, both spirituality and professionally.
There are no states that mandate cooling in farmworker housing. And there’s no relief from the summer night sky in North Carolina. “We struggle to fall asleep at night because of, well, that damn heat,” said one worker.
For José Gregorio, an indigenous man from the Colombian Amazon region, training young people to fight for the conservation of the rainforests in his community is part of a global struggle to mitigate the climate catastrophe currently unfolding.