Most of the money in the House bill would be used to support research on COVID-19 or to offset its impact on federally funded research activities.
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.
Ask Blew Kind when she knew the pandemic had hit her cafe, Franny Lou’s Porch in East Kensington, and she doesn’t hesitate: the second week of March, when sales went from more than $500 a week to just $88.
The U.S. government's Operation Warp Speed plans to have 300 million doeses of a COVID-19 vaccine for the United States by January 2021. Scientists and participants in existing initiatives to develop a vaccine note myriad logistical and ethical concerns with the outlined plan.
The international alarm about the COVID-19 pandemic was sounded first not by a human, but by a computer.
For nearly 10 years, Congo-Brazzaville's Sangha department has been an "El Dorado" for Chinese gold mining companies. It also exemplifies the challenges of enforcing the country's mining code and the rights of affected communities.
In the wake of high demand for rosewood timber, weak governance, and perverse incentives, community forest management may offer a way to save a tree species and the forest—but there are conditions for success.
COVID-19 may be the root cause for a massive dip in the price of gold at the site of extraction—but, the apparent free-for-all is enabled by ever-present power structures and illicit actors, leaving big losers as well as big winners.
On the digital maps available, these Lagos waterfront communities do not exist in their true form, making human activity difficult to estimate.
Science interviewed David King, a chemist who has criticized the way scientific advice has been handled by the Conservative U.K. government during the coronavirus pandemic.
In Ecuador, hundreds of patients urgently need their treatments in order to have a decent quality of life and—in many cases—in order to survive.
President Jair Bolsonaro has revived a plan, conceived in the 1970s, to extend the BR-163 highway, the main soy corridor in Brazil, north to the border with Suriname.
With so many trees and plants cut down, the water that would usually be absorbed by soil or end up in rivers is disappearing. Now, families struggle to meet subsistence needs and farmers can barely water their crops.