For two years, the Bering Sea has been largely without winter ice, a development scientists modeling the warming impacts of greenhouse-gas pollution from fossil fuels once forecast would not occur until 2050.
Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with not much more than his computer and the help of a few friends.
The largely Afro-Caribbean community of Parcelas Suárez is starved of economic resources and faces another major challenge: drastic coastal erosion from strong Atlantic currents, made worse by sea-level rise and increasingly strong storms linked to climate change.
National Native News takes a look at the climate of fear, mistrust, and despair that arises when perpetrators don’t face any consequences. A group of mostly Alaska Native women have been working for years to change the narrative coming from a mostly male, non-Native government and legal structure.
Nome, Alaska's police department and city officials fostered a system of neglect and incompetence that left countless women and girls feeling isolated and traumatized.
If nothing is done, the Amazon rainforest might completely disappear before the end of the century.
Rape survivors and their supporters told the AP that the city’s police department has often failed to investigate sexual assaults or keep survivors informed about what, if anything, is happening with their cases.
How the World Health Organization is battling bullets, politics and a deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial.
In the second part of a special two-part series, reporter and photographer Spike Johnson looks how Midwest agriculture contributes to the dead zone and what’s being done to reduce the damage.
Burning and deforestation have damaged parts of the Amazon in the Brazilian state of Acre.
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.
Joanne Silberner is visiting Australia and Fiji to find out if changing weather patterns can affect the mental health of a population. The answers aren't so simple.
Mattey's Garden, a 13-year-old gardening program offered at Matthew Whaley Elementary School in Williamsburg, VA, isn't just about vegetables.
Washington area students--from three-year olds to university undergrads--learned about critical global issues from Pulitzer Center photojournalists.
Paula Bronstein documents how war in Ukraine impacts the nation's most vulnerable population, the elderly. These silent victims of war age into unlivable conditions exacerbated by poverty and violence.
After Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker issued him a pardon, Miguel Perez Jr. looks to return to his family in his hometown of Chicago after his deportation in 2018.
Since 2009, the Pulitzer Center has supported international reporting fellowships for more than 170 students at our partner universities. Here's where they are now!
How is religion used to foster peace and healing in active conflict societies?
On Monday March, 25th 325 educators from around the world joined the Pulitzer Center’s Senior Education Manager, Fareed Mostoufi for the edWeb webinar "First Person: Bringing International Investigative Journalism into the Classroom."
The Pulitzer Center hosted a screening of A Table for All, a film produced by Pulitzer Center-Columbia Graduate Journalism School fellows Liz Scherffius and Thea Pilzecker documenting the work of Emma's Torch, a Brooklyn-based restaurant providing employment to refugees.
Experience aerial photography of our rapidly changing planet and a discussion on religion and climate change.
Pulitzer Center staff chose their favorite photos of the year. Take a look at the work of our grantees who traveled the world to report on a wide range of issues.
The makers of award-winning documentary 'We Became Fragments' talked with middle schoolers in Washington, D.C about exploring the world through film.
At City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, a lively conversation about running a noodle business and immigration policy.
K-12 students from DC public schools met a professional filmmaker and two world-renowned acrobats as part of the "Circus Without Borders" school visits.
Pulitzer Center student fellow Caron Creighton will share her reporting on the lives of African asylum-seekers in Israel.