Today, 1 percent of the world is a barely livable hot zone. By 2070, that portion could go up to 19 percent. Billions of people call this land home.Where will they go?
Despite a flood, financial difficulties, and the pandemic, the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities continues to preserve a legendary dancer's legacy and educational mission in an underserved community.
The eight-year-old Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, in a historic Rock Island, Illinois, building, reopened June 26, but doesn’t draw many visitors, according to co-director Margie Cain, who runs the facility with her husband Chris.
There was a COVID-19 outbreak at a popular market in Maracaibo, Venezuela’s second most populous city. Everything there has changed. This is the story.
Despite millions of dollars in public relief to child care centers, more than 1,500 North Carolina programs — one in four — remain closed, according to data from the state Department of Health and Human Services. Others now operate at reduced capacity. This shortage arrives at a moment when many parents — eager to return to work as their unemployment benefits run out — desperately search for placements.
Even before coronavirus swept across the state, close to half of North Carolinians lived in child care deserts, areas where at least three children under the age of five vied for each opening.
Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce.
Photographers from NVP Images traveled throughout Iran to document the struggles of daily workers during the pandemic, including lack of protective gear and declining earnings.
Typically, the Vintage Wheels & Wings Museum opens in April. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the museum was one of 85,000 worldwide closed for much of this spring. The museum finally opened on June 20 on weekends and by appointment.
Two studies indicated that ivermectin reduced mortality rate by 80% in covid-19 patients, but Venezuelan doctor Carlos Chaccour was skeptical. He looked at the underlying database built by American company Surgisphere and found errors. This is the story of what happened next.
Increasing salinity from rising sea levels, storm surges, and declining river flow, threatens the livelihood of millions of paddy farmers in the Indian Sundarbans and other Asian deltas.
The Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Illinois, was forced to lay off 84 percent of its staff during the pandemic. The museum is now set to reopen this Friday, with a restricted schedule.
“Using Art for Social Engagement” panel explored how the union of art and journalism allows stories to be told in a compelling way that draws people in.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Pulitzer Center grantee Dominic Bracco II was interviewed by Wired about his experience documenting Mexico's Los Ninis and what he hopes his photographs will convey to an American audience.
Stephanie Sinclair wins first prize in the contemporary issues category from World Press Photo for her images of the hidden but widespread practice of child marriage.
Two years after the earthquake the Pulitzer Center visits Haiti, along with poet Kwame Dawes, for a special performance of the multimedia production “Voices of Haiti."
Chicago students explored the myriad contributing factors to the global tuberculosis epidemic in early November, looking at overcrowding, migration, underfunded health systems, and social stigmas.
As a part of FotoWeek DC, Pulitzer Center hosts a number of events that let you connect with some of the best photojournalists. All of them have demonstrated a unique approach to covering crises.
Students from St. Louis met with Pulitzer Center Grantees Anna Badkhen and Andre Lambertson as part of the Global Gateway program.
The Newseum's 800-square-foot atrium screen is featuring National Geographic and Pulitzer Center photographs on the water crisis from across the globe.
Water issues affect us all, from the women who spend hours daily fetching water to political battles over international rivers to melting icepack and rising sea levels. We are all downstream.
Worldwide, just under 900 million people lack reliable access to safe water that is free from disease and industrial waste. And forty percent do not have access to adequate sanitation facilities. The result is one of the world's greatest public health crisis: 4,500 children die every day from waterborne diseases, more than from HIV-AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.