A young Brazilian activist is responsible for an association of six afro-Brazilian communities that face the threat of environmental destruction. Her story is the third in the "Rainforest Defenders" series, presenting five young leaders fighting to preserve the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.
This young Brazilian activist is fighting to change unsustainable practices in her community, asking that they stop littering and stop burning trash. This is the fourth story in the series "Rainforest Defenders," which presents five young leaders who are fighting to save the Amazon rainforest.
India destroys thousands of acres of forest each year, loss supposedly offset by a compensatory afforestation scheme. But the scheme, now a new law, is undermining the rights of indigenous communities.
People are eating more fish than ever, and a third of global stocks are threatened by overfishing. A small company says its genetically engineered salmon can help meet the demand, while critics say it’s a step in the wrong direction.
The communities of Brazil's Amazon face challenges due to aggressive agribusiness activities encouraged by the new Bolsonaro regime. This series features five young leaders who defend the forest and its territory. In this chapter: Ednei.
Wayne Jenkins was on a mission to find big dealers and steal their drugs and cash. Then the feds found him.
A passing tradition at a farm in Connecticut on Father's day signifies so much for the men who leave their families to work.
Ignoring warning signs of misconduct, Baltimore Police praised—and promoted—Gun Trace Task Force leader.
The communities of the Brazil's Amazonian face challenges due to aggressive industrial activities, today encouraged by the new government. This series features five young leaders who defend the forest and its territory. In this first chapter: Ednei.
2019 Pulitzer Center student fellow film She's Not a Boy focuses on an intersex woman who moved from Zimbabwe to the United States.
This Pulitzer Center-supported documentary examines attacks on Muslim dairy farmers in India by Hindu vigilantes who accuse them of smuggling cows for slaughter.
In the country with the highest rate of femicides in the most violent region in the world, young girls are taking their own lives. And the victims are getting younger.
Susan Meiselas documents the Garifuna people’s fight for their land rights in Honduras in the midst of development and conflict with private investors and the government.
Photographer Jonas Bendiksen traveled to Greenland to visualize its demographic challenges: As more women than men leave to study or live abroad, there are fewer than nine women for every 10 men.
Indigenous people, once careful stewards of the rainforest, have been driven out of the forest to resettlement centers and denuded villages.
Photographer Thomas Dworzak discusses his reporting on Maasai women fighting for their land rights.
Photographer Emin Özmen documents the daily lives of Talysh women in Azerbaijan and their complex history of assimilation.
Lizzie Wade traveled to Colombia to document how the country’s peace deal with FARC, a guerrilla group at war with the Colombia state from 1964 to 2016, is opening up new opportunities for field work.
Grantee Danny Gold reports on the young men abandoning gang life in El Salvador to join the evangelical church.
New Zealanders are now the largest group inside Australian immigration detention centers. Journalist Sylvia Varnham O'Regan discusses her reporting on this increasingly divisive issue.
How does a school for poor girls in rural India crack the patriarchal system? Annalisa Merelli discusses her reporting project "The Girl Effect."
Yasmin Bendaas discusses reporting in Algeria—a 2012 project on the disappearing tradition of facial tattoos among the Chaouia and a current project on the effect of climate change on sheepherders.
Peter Andrey Smith reports on the growing opiate industry in Tasmania, off the coast of Australia. Its fields of opium poppies are custom tailored for pharmaceutical manufacturers in the U.S.
Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan has been dealing with one it didn’t foresee: senior crime.
The Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium continues to grow, and students are better for it.
Global health reporting can often be dangerous work that is hard to pitch. Some of the Pulitzer Center's top global health grantees talk logistics, safety, and dealing with subject matter that lacks the "sexy" headlines.
On October 8, journalists and industry executives from Mother Jones, ICIJ, the Marshall Project and The Washington Post gathered to discuss the nature and practice of public interest reporting today.
This year, 31 Pulitzer Center student fellows traveled to 24 different countries to report. In October 2016, they met in Washington, D.C., to share their work.
This film explores the risks sometimes associated with reporting and the conversations reporters wish they had started back home. David Rohde, Michael Scott Moore and Diane Foley are featured.
A panel discussion on the people and issues behind "Fractured Lands," a landmark issue of The New York Times Magazine on the makings of tragedy in the modern Middle East.
Scott Anderson, co-author of The New York Times Magazine's "Fractured Lands," speaks about his reporting on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
The Pulitzer Center marked its first decade with the announcement of a $12 million endowment challenge grant. Video highlights from a celebration dinner in New York.
To mark our ten-year anniversary we decided to tell our story in a new way: an animated tour!
Grantee Sally Jacobs discusses Obama's trip to Cuba with reporters Christopher Muther and Doug Struck.
"Defending the Koshi" by Pulitzer Center's 2013 student fellows, Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez, will screen as an "Official Selection" at the 13th Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival.
Video highlights of the 2015 Pulitzer Center Student Fellows Washington Weekend.