A team of biologists brought 13 critically endangered Maui parrotbills to the other side of Haleakala to save the species from extinction. But less than a month later, only three birds have survived.
Every year, an explosion of microscopic life reigns over western Lake Erie, forming a green slick of algae and bacteria so massive and vibrant that it can be seen from space.
Harmful algae blooms and dead zones have killed or forced many Lake Erie fish to migrate.
As agricultural runoff and urban wastewater pour into Lake Erie, the nutrients and warmth of the shallowest Great Lake give rise to massive blooms of algae and bacteria.
These ecological threats could have wide-ranging impacts on wildlife, fishing industries and coastal recreation.
There is a battle for the land. It pits peasant farmers against cattle barons, multinational soy conglomerates against the indigenous. It is a battle for the future of the world’s most important rainforest. It is a battle that cost Sister Dorothy her life.
Two years into Scotland’s bid to end child poverty, a notorious neighborhood tests the nation’s resolve — and its fate may send a message to crusaders for poor kids everywhere.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sarah Shourd reflects on how storytelling in different mediums can affect scale, audience, and impact.
Threshold presents a special miniseries about one of the oldest, most contentious, and most complex environmental issues in the United States: the future of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
In the Yungas, coca leaf is everywhere, it's an ancestral cultivation in Bolivia but also used to make cocaine. This plant is lucrative, and it became a monoculture which is causing trees to vanish.
In South India, a quiet battle is taking place between rising tiger numbers and dwindling tribal rights.
Food scarcity and toxic algae—both driven by climate change—have led to a massive die-off of animals in the Bering Sea.
North Carolina high school students explore poverty in Winston-Salem in the student-produced documentary "Placing Identity," developed as part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
This week: Ethiopian refugees are fleeing to war-torn Yemen despite the risks, cypersecurity companies are growing in quaint English towns, and efforts to reconcile differences between Serbs and ethnic Albanians suffer setbacks.
Students traveled to Mexico and Uganda when viewing two screenings at National Geographic, both projects showing stories of struggles and triumphs.
Inspired by a Pulitzer Center workshop introducing Everyday Africa, a DC teacher and her students created "Everyday Coolidge" to combat stereotypes and share everyday life at Coolidge High School.
Students are demanding change and leading the global conversation on gun control.
Washington, DC students learn about journalism and tour the PBS NewsHour studio.
Students, families, and teachers gathered to celebrate the 2nd Annual EverydayDC Photography Exhibit.
Pulitzer Center staff choose 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.
A special opportunity to support our international reporting and education outreach—and to receive a print from one our Pulitzer Center photographer grantees!
The 2017 student fellows discuss their reporting on marginalized communities, human and animal rights, climate change, and mental health on the second day of the Washington Weekend.
Educators gathered at the University of Chicago for a two-day intensive professional development on integrating international journalism into their classrooms.
This week, Nathalie Bertrams' work from her project on cookstoves in Malawi will be featured on the Pulitzer Center Instagram account.