In Cameroon, industrial corporations which specialized in either rubber or sugar cane exploitation have destroyed hundreds of hectares of forests, leading to the expulsion of Indigenous populations.
Reporting projects from Pulitzer Center grantees
A reporting project exploring the systematic abuses of agriculture workers in the food industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charlotte ranks dead last among larger cities in terms of upward mobility. This project looks at COVID-19's disproportionate impact on the city's Black population in several areas.
COVID-19 + the Trump Administration + an already broken asylum system = a total disaster.
Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (CPI) investigated the ways COVID-19 affects Puerto Rican communities in the US.
In partnership with local media organizations across Illinois, this project elevates the stories of “Prairie State” museums and their inherent community and economic value as they face the COVID crisis.
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.
A growing population, high demand for arable land, the need for wood for heating, and traditional medicine sources are all threatening the forests of Southern Burundi.
With the economy in crisis because of the pandemic, survival is a day-to-day struggle for millions of undocumented Americans and Latinx immigrants living below the poverty line.
The 1857 Project tells the story of race in St. Louis, Missouri, and Illinois. The 1857 Dred Scott decision denying blacks humanity and the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates were the prelude to Civil War.
Italy, a country whose history is rife with pandemics and once the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Europe, offers harsh lessons in containment, testing, and economic salvation.
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.