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Around the world, the environment is increasingly under threat from industrial pollution, business development of the wilderness and climate change. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Environment” feature reporting that covers climate change, deforestation, biodiversity, pollution, and other factors that impact the health of the world around us. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on the environment.

 

What Will Cause the Next Pandemic?

Scientists and experts talk about how human activity has caused disease in the past, and how we’re creating more opportunities every day for a spillover.

Women on the Move

Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.

Mutualism in Indonesia's Forests

The forest, its inhabitants, and local communities are interconnected. Promoting their mutualism can help forest and biodiversity conservation efforts.

The Next Super Virus

With a global health system stretched thin by new viruses, the next pandemic could be unthinkably close.

Migrant Farmers' Crops Connected to Their Lifeline

An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.

Eucalyptus: The Wood That Makes Kivu

The province of North Kivu has always been praised for its reforestation policy and could be the first Congolese region to benefit from a carbon credit. This reforestation effort is primarily made up of eucalyptus trees.

The Tijuana Estuary

A binational, bilingual reporting project on the Tijuana Estuary, led by Voice of San Diego in partnership with Tijuana Press, delves into the decades-long issue of sewage and accountability.

Behind the Story: Cambodia Burning

Deforestation and fires are ravaging the forests of Cambodia. What does the future hold for the country? Photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher discusses his work on "Cambodia Burning."

Behind the Story: China's Changing Yellow River

China’s Yellow River continues to struggle for its survival after decades of unchecked development. Today, that fight has escalated to its headwaters on the Tibetan Plateau. Here, at 4,500 meters, patches of degraded land have connected to form vast deserts.

Behind the Story: The Future of Food

What does it take to produce an international series in multiple locations? Journalist Melanie Saltzman takes us behind-the-scenes of her reporting for PBS NewsHour Weekend’s “Future of Food” series.

Back to School: Catching up with the World

At the start of the school year, students might want to discuss global issues that arose over the summer. This lesson is intended to spark discussion on current events and ways to keep up with them.