The UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Siberut Island is the smallest and most endemic area in the world with 20 endemic animals including four endemic primates.
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.
In 1989, 10 farmers died in Guanarito, Portuguesa state, from an unknown virus. Juan Carlos Navarro went in to investigate.
This is the story of a priest who found a way to keep working amid a growing epidemic, recurrent power shortages, and a lockdown that continues in Venezuela.
Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to battle over Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory and enclave of ethnic Armenians. This week, Russian officials pushed the two countries for a cessation of hostilities—but so far the effort to broker peace has been unsuccessful.
When Deborah Birx was named coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Task Force in February, she was widely praised as a voice of data-driven reason. But some of her actions have undermined the effectiveness of the CDC, according to a Science investigation.
Damage to Tabora forests threatens to dry up Lake Tanganyika.
Success in the push to find a COVID-19 vaccine at record-breaking speed could result in the first vaccine to cross the finish line might be only marginally effective.
A study of some of the sickest COVID-19 patients, such as those placed on ventilators, has identified gene variants that put people at greater risk of severe disease.
Mateo Ruiz González photographed what the response to the coronavirus pandemic looked like on the streets of Brooklyn.
In Vienna, Illinois, no one talks openly about the violence that drove out Black residents 66 years ago, or about how it became a "sundown town." The town is still grappling with racial tensions today.
What does recovery and reopening look like across Brooklyn during the pandemic? Mateo Ruiz González captured images of Brooklyn's streets in this COVID-19 Writers Project photo essay.
The coronavirus pandemic was accelerating. More tests were needed. More personal protective equipment was needed. Food supplies were depleting. Prices for essential products skyrocketed. Hysteria was setting in.