Wood products that are nearly as strong as steel are going into more high-rises, locking up carbon. But can we grow enough trees to keep pace?
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
We know it's bad news that Arctic sea ice is melting. But what happens when people see opportunity in sea ice loss?
How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles.
Forty-five minutes outside of Coimbatore, India, a Finnish company is producing a new kind of factory which will turn trash into a fashion business.
Someone in Tampere, Finland, has been excreting stools laced with the poliovirus and flushing them into the sewer system since 2008, threatening eradication campaigns.
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
Threshold is a public radio show and podcast tackling one pressing environmental issue each season. The show aims to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world.
WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore will travel to Finland to report on the country’s “open prison” system, criminal justice reform, and relationship with immigrants.
Louie Palu received four awards in three contests for his Pulitzer-supported project 'New Cold War.'
After reading Erik Vance's The Science Behind Miracles, students discuss what it means to have a “limitless” world and whether or not science has anything to do with achieving the impossible.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.