With Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on a ‘mission from God’ to settle the Amazon and carve it up for economic gain, Beijing’s growing reliance on the country for its soybean supply spells disaster for the region’s peoples and its rainforests.
After its expansion, the Karwar port’s annual capacity to handle cargo is expected to increase from the current 3 million tonnes to 4.5 million tonnes, according to project documents. The port expansion can lead to an increase in air pollution, risks oil spills in the water, and may permanently alter the land around the port, the documents show.
Transporters continue to wait at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border with little access to water, food, and restrooms.
Courtnesha Rogers faces a slew of challenges as she and her three young children live through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tegan Wendland and New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board Executive Director Ghassan Korban discuss strategies the Dutch have adopted to manage water and flooding in their cities.
Extended lockdowns amid the coronavirus pandemic have seen a rise in abuse and gender-based violence. This story is the second part of Ejiro Umokoro's ongoing reporting on abuse in Nigeria.
In Clark County, Wisconsin, where there are more cows than people, small towns' economies have been hit hard by the pandemic but are still finding ways to persevere.
For millions of people who live in poor and troubled regions of the world, the novel coronavirus is only the latest epidemic.
More than 30,000 indigenous people live in the Brazilian state capital hardest hit by the global pandemic. Many among them are sick with fever, straining for air and dying, but just how many no one knows.
2020 Syracuse University Reporting Fellow and photojournalist Maranie Staab set off on a road trip to document essential workers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In her second dispatch, Staab interviews individuals from across the American South.
Scientists study whether elevated carbon dioxide levels, such as those found at Rincón de la Vieja might help or hurt tropical environments.
At the end of May, Iran was hit by a second wave of the coronavirus. Seven photographers have looked around different corners of the country to depict the difficult everyday life of women in Iran during the crisis.
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.