Burning and deforestation have damaged parts of the Amazon in the Brazilian state of Acre.
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.
Marcio Pimenta captures aerial photos of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil as fires burn through the area. Locals are still struggling to put out the fires in the world's biodiverse ecosystem.
Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from dairy farmers' sales on promotions and partnerships, but milk sales continue to fall.
Pablo Albarenga and Francesc Badia I Dalmases’s project “Seeds of Resistance” highlights the plight of indigenous land defenders in Brazil. Albarenga’s ambitious project presents photo composites of land defenders as a way to bring attention to their work.
Cubans seeking asylum in the United States fear reprisals if they are forced to return to Cuba.
Daily life is fraught with danger for people living in remote areas of a country where health funding is as scarce as specialist medicine.
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome to preserve—knowing many are already lost.
In the first part of a special two-part series, reporter and photographer Spike Johnson examines how dead zones affect the Gulf seafood industry and efforts being taken in Louisiana to mitigate the problem.
An Australian man was prescribed opioids after a routine wisdom teeth surgery. Addiction soon followed, including countless overdoses. His mother, who raised him alone, has done everything she can to help him, but he keeps returning to prescription pills, which Australia's weak regulations make easy to get.
More than 3 million Australians—an eighth of the country’s population—are getting at least one opioid prescription a year.
The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and a critical line of defense against climate change. But it’s been steadily deforested since the 1970s, with nearly 20 percent of its land area wiped out.
In the forests of Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, a green initiative is uniting generations and faiths.