At the heart of a raging debate over the impacts of the proposed New England Clean Energy Connect project lies a fragile ideal of wilderness and wild living that some fear will be lost forever with the change in the landscape and loss of brook trout spawning grounds.
Water and Sanitation
By the end of the century, sea levels off the Georgia coast are expected to rise anywhere from one to eight feet.
Gain a sense of the sights and sounds of Huaraz, Perú, and the mountains that surround the Andean city.
Kenneth Dickerman and James Whitlow Delano document the damage palm oil plantations have had on the culture and ecology of the Batek of Kuala Koh, Malaysia's last hunter-gatherers.
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.
Hydropower is Bhutan's only electricity source, yet climate change is threatening its future. As India seeks increasingly more of Bhutan's hydropower, Bhutan must re-evaluate its own energy security.
Planned barriers along the Rio Grande could trap debris and send floodwaters into nearby communities.
To the millions of us who visit Cape Cod once or twice a summer, the effects of climate change can seem subtle, if we see them at all: A breach in the dunes. A crack in the pavement. But once you know how to see what is shifting, changing and washing away, it is impossible to ignore. Come with us as we explore the Cape to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction might be.
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.
The scramble for land along River Nile by foreign investors in has seen swaths and stretches of fertile communal lands being allocated without the due involvement of local communities.
He Guangwei's series on soil pollution in China has been re-posted on news sites across the globe.
Many malnourished children suffer more from poor sanitation than lack of food. Simple things like hand washing, sewage systems, and public latrines could save millions of lives each year.
This week: Staggering levels of soil pollution in China linked to heavy-metal contamination of rivers, cadmium-related deaths, and new cancer "hot spots." Cleaning up the mess will cost trillions.
Inadequate medical care, substandard sanitation, and counterfeit drugs are just some of the reasons why malaria continues to claim millions of lives worldwide. Could chemoprevention be the answer?
Sean Gallagher's short documentary chosen from more than 10,000 entries focused on environmental photography and film.
Watch award-winning documentary focused on one version of climate change adaptation in Bangladesh: floating schools.
Pulitzer Center student fellows Steven Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez receive two Illinois Press Photographers Association prizes.
"Easy Like Water," a film that documents one man's mission to help Bangladesh's schools adapt to climate change, attracts notice from television broadcasts.
Cross continents with eleven of our grantee journalists as they take you into the mines to show you where we get our gold––exposing the hidden social and environmental costs of this business.
The Pulitzer Center staff shares favorite images from 2013.
Photographers and Writers. It takes two.
The Pulitzer Center is pleased to announce the publication of five e-books on the Creatavist platform, including the new book "Meltdown: China's Environmental Crisis."