In the Indian town of Alleppey, miles of canals run littered with trash. A project to rejuvenate not only these urban rivers but the spaces around it is making a difference.
Water and Sanitation
Expansion works to cultivate new fields of alfalfa on land run by investment companies in Egypt has replaced hundreds of agricultural workers.
Production of rose flowers and several other types of floras is impairing Blue Nile River and communities in Ethiopia.
Investors are increasingly buying vast swaths of fertile land in Sudan. To find out what this means to Sudanese, grantees Fredrick Mugira and Annika McGinnis talked to Stefano Turrini, a scholar involved in the study of land grabs in Sudan.
Land deals along River Nile could easily impair its recharging potential if water abstraction is not regulated.
While water dams and reservoirs produce much needed renewable energy, provide water for agriculture, industrial use, and control river flow and flooding, a new study by scientists has found that they can potentially worsen the negative impacts of droughts and water shortages.
Forestland grabs are not only denying land rights to forest communities and indigenous people but also leading to biodiversity loss and climate change.
Up to 10.3 million hectares of land has been acquired by investors from individuals, communities and governments in the 11 Nile basin countries since 2000. So, what does this means to rural women?
Journey along one of the world’s greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banks.
Brian Castner retraces Alexander Mackenzie's 1,200-mile journey in search of the Northwest Passage through Canada, transporting readers to a world rarely glimpsed.
When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater.
One of Indonesia’s biggest agricultural industries is also one of its filthiest. A visit to the palm-oil plantations and the people whose lives are shaped by this demanding crop.
University of Chicago student reporting fellow Adam Janofsky looks at the lack of government oversight in Thailand's fishing industry.
Insight: News Network interviews photojournalist Micah Albert about his award-winning Pulitzer Center project "Buried in Dandora" and his career as a photojournalist.
Calkins Media’s ShaleReporter.com and the Pulitzer Center release joint international investigative journalism project on fracking and Marcellus Shale drilling.
Micah Albert's picture of women scavenging refuse from a landfill in Dandora, Kenya, a winner in the People category of the National Geographic Photo Contest.
Ameto Akpe wins the Bronze Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation/UNCA Global Prize for coverage of climate change from the UN Correspondents Association.
Pulitzer Center photographers discuss their reporting projects on commodities from around the world at George Washington University.
Pulitzer Center photojournalists spread out across Washington, DC, to showcase their work on the local costs of global goods.
Join us for a week of events at FotoWeekDC featuring photography focusing on the human cost behind our global goods.
Panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center with Kenneth Weiss of the LA Times, Pulitzer Center's Tom Hundley and Ohio University's Geoffrey Dabelko on the impacts of population growth.
See behind the scenes of an international reporting project. Follow science writer Erik Vance and photojournalist Dominic Bracco as they report from the Sea of Cortez.
Deep Water, a partnership with TED books, makes innovative use of an app to bring us a multimedia adventure about global warming and sea-level rise, one of the most critical issues of our time.
Daniel Grossman's first TED ebook, "Deep Water," explores sea-level rise and climate change while making innovative use of a new interactive platform.