Members of Central India’s Gond tribe find themselves caught in a decades-long conflict between armed Maoists and the police.
More than 36 years ago, in the early hours of December 3, 1984, around 35-40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) leaked from a factory in Bhopal.
Some question if Budi Gunadi Sadikin, who has a degree in nuclear physics, can help the country recover.
Flora and fauna are well preserved even outside the conservation area.
Solar power relies heavily on Xinjiang — a region in China with forced labor for Muslim minorities.
President-elect Joe Biden will arrive at the White House next week with the smallest military presence in Afghanistan in nearly two decades.
Although climate change is often blamed for coastal inundation in places like the Bay of Bengal, other factors such as dam building and urbanization play an important role.
We learn about the global collaborations taking place and hear from the individuals working to avoid 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.
Leading scientists discuss the diseases they focus their time and effort on, and why they might cause the next pandemic.
After a discontinued first attempt, WHO heads back to China to continue its investigative mission to study the COVID-19 pandemic's origins.
While the world focuses on Covid-19, scientists are working hard to ensure it doesn't cause the next pandemic.
This project is a feature on the Gond tribe from Bastar, an insurgency-hit region in Central India.
Out of fear, hope, or desperation, millions of women around the world migrate each year in search of new lives.
The forest, its inhabitants, and local communities are interconnected. Promoting their mutualism can help forest and biodiversity conservation efforts.
What stays behind after Hong Kong's year-long democracy movement?
Encroachment in the Educational Forest of Tanjungpura University is not only causing forest cover loss and environmental damage, but also state financial loss.
COVID-19 is leading to a rise in child marriages by families desperate for economic help in developing countries.
On 3rd December 1984, Bhopal was devastated by a leak of poison gas. With 60 percent of survivors already suffering from respiratory illness, how are adult survivors being affected by COVID-19?
The women of a nomadic tribal Muslim group in Kashmir often lack access to reproductive health and rights.
The construction of a hydropower mega-project in the Kayan River, North Kalimantan, has the potential to disrupt the ecosystem in the areas.
This five-part series will capture the impact and experiences of incarceration in India — the extreme living conditions, lack of medical care and legal support, and violence within the system.
Filipino sailors understand the mystic lure of the ocean. They also know its dangers firsthand. These are their stories of survival.
This project explores intensifying armed conflict between the Arakan Army and Myanmar military through the voices of affected civilians, within the context of COVID-19 and national elections.
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."
What happens when a woman looking for companionship or love online instead finds jihad? Pulitzer Center grantee and 2014 Miel Fellow Ana P. Santos travels to Indonesia to find out.
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.
Eliza Barclay explains how the Vox reporting team focuses on key superpowers of three tree species in three rainforests to convey their unique ecological roles and the urgency of protecting the them.
In June 2019, a mysterious illness spread like wildfire claiming 16 lives within two weeks in a community of 186 Batek, Malaysia’s last hunter-gatherers. In the end, only 20 were left unaffected.
Tigers, elephants, and other large, charismatic animals are much beloved in the west but, as Pulitzer Center grantee Rachel Nuwer explains, they pose a dire threat to the livelihoods and lives of people who must live with them on a daily basis.
Photographer Sim Chi Yin speaks on the thinking and impulse behind making the latest chapter of her ongoing project "Shifting Sands," a visual investigation of the global depletion of construction sand.
A Chinese surrogacy agent’s business in southern California has become a one-stop shop for wealthy Chinese couples seeking to hire American surrogates to have their babies.
From sheltering the vulnerable to registering women to vote, women across Pakistan are pushing up again patriarchal customs and fighting for their rights despite the immense dangers they face.
Photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani discusses climate refugees in Indonesia who become vulnerable to exploitation by human traffickers.
Meet Adam Willis and Eloisa Lopez, reporting on the Catholic church in the Philippines and Duterte's war on drugs.
Emiko Jozuka investigates the social, economic, and political consequences of Japan's rapidly-shrinking population.
The working of India’s $8 billion compensatory afforestation scheme is cause for serious concern on ecological and social justice grounds.
Journalist Paul Salopek is on a journey to re-trace ancient patterns of human migration.
Cambodia Burning is a finalist in the 2021 Social Impact Media Awards.
Kiran Misra has won a Journalism Excellence Award for her story on the effects of New Delhi urban development on local communities.
The documentary, which explores Cambodia’s rapid deforestation due to agriculture and logging, won in the short film category.
Grantee Sean Gallagher’s project looks into how logging, agriculture, and rubber plantations are pushing Cambodian forests to the edge of existence
The initiative will tackle stories at the intersection of climate change, corruption, and governance in the world’s three main tropical rainforest regions.
This webinar collaboration with Georgetown University’s Berkley Center looks at the ways casteism follows immigrants from South Asia.
The multimedia projects profiled three species of trees from the world’s largest rainforests that help stave off global environmental disaster.
The 10 journalists will harness data, collaboration, and investigative reporting to tackle stories at the intersection of deforestation, corruption, and governance. The Rainforest Investigations Network will be coordinated by award-winning Brazilian journalist Gustavo Faleiros.
Members of the Southeast Asia RJF Advisory Committee shared insights about what makes a strong pitch for RJF’s funding opportunities.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Boyoung Lim spoke to journalist Maria Ressa about keeping her “eyes wide open” while facing government intimidation and online harassment
In this lesson for ELA classes, students reflect on how identity and community have been affected by COVID-19, and the role of media in times of crisis.
This unit focuses on the power of both underreported news stories and poetry to tell a story and get to the emotional core of a justice issue.
Students use varied art and media forms to learn about and raise awareness of food (in)security issues around the world and in their own communities.
Students reflect on stories they have seen about migration, and then analyze text and photography from eight short articles about women from different parts of the world who were forced to migrate.
Students will engage with infographics to analyze and communicate global migration trends, and specifically visualize the experience of women who are migrating.
In this lesson, students will analyze the challenges facing communities in Kenya and Hong Kong in stopping COVID-19 and compare their responses to other places' around the world.
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this workshop, elementary students will learn what it means to be a refugee, explore how four child migrants around the world go to school, and reflect on common threads between their lives.
As students across the world learn remotely, Pulitzer Center is committed to supporting educators with engaging resources that are online and easily printable.
Students analyze reporting recounting a North Korean woman and her children's journey to a new life in South Korea, understand the factors that pushed her to flee, and encounter challenges she faced.
Engage with the challenges and solutions that communities around the world are grappling with when trying to access vital food sources.
Will China’s decision to heavily invest in genome editing of crops payoff in the long run?