Because of Enviva, North Carolina creates more wood pellets than any other state, according to the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association.
This series on the wood pellet industry and the different views on the role of North Carolina forests in combating climate change took six months to put together, but drew on years of experience and reporting.
For European power plants facing a continental commitment to getting off coal, biomass provided a convenient fix.
This year, the NewsHour Weekend special series “Future of Food” covered global efforts to produce and consume food sustainably and ethically. The producers behind the series, Megan Thompson and Melanie Saltzman, joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss their reporting and how it impacted their own views on food.
An Associated Press investigation found that the misery of migrants in Libya has spawned a thriving and highly lucrative web of businesses funded in part by the EU and enabled by the United Nations.
With father deported, Flores family wrestles with financial pressures, emotional toll.
After father deported, former Hazel Dell family navigates life separated by border.
After Motel 6 gave his name to immigration agents, a Vancouver, Wash., man’s family was torn apart. The Columbian reports from the U.S.-Mexico border, where the family is navigating a life divided.
"Holding Fire" follows Somia Elrowmeim, a determined Muslim activist, as she navigates local politics and organizes her community in South Brooklyn at a time of unprecedented Islamophobia.
Mass abuse of the opioid tramadol spans continents, creating international havoc some experts blame on a loophole in narcotics regulation and a miscalculation of the drug’s danger.
Two Trump administration initiatives have driven down traffic, locals say: the “remain in Mexico” program requiring people to wait out their asylum cases south of the border, and the threat to slap tariffs on Mexico unless it cracked down on migrants crossing through it.
The Boston Globe created a 12-minute documentary short highlighting how climate change is affecting the future of Cape Cod.
In the 1950s the Cold War forever changed the American southwest, as thousands of hopeful uranium prospectors took to the hills in Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and beyond.
How did a little village in Albania come be known as Europe's unofficial marijuana capital? Nate Tabak discusses his project about Lazarat, and the rise and fall of its marijuana business.
Pulitzer Center grantee Ty McCormick discusses Foreign Policy's multi-part series on the unintended consequences of the EU's response to the migrant crisis.
Filmmaker and video journalist Max Duncan introduces his project about a family from a remote corner of China. The parents left their children behind in order to give them a better future.
Journalist Richard Bernstein traveled to Taiwan and Thailand to report on the growing influence of China around the world and in Southeast Asia.
A little-known story of survival during the Holocaust.
Journalists Noah Fowler and Jonathan Kaiman discuss their three-part series on China's growing role in Africa.
Writer Michelle Nijhuis and photographer Lynn Johnson traveled to Guatemala to report on the chronic, quietly devastating problem of toxic household smoke.
Collective punishment is often reported on, but Pakistan's tribal areas are one of the few places where it is written into the law itself. What is life like for people on the ground?
How does a country fail? Peter Gwin spent three years traveling to the Central African Republic to look at how a rebellion destroyed the nation and what's happened to its wealth of resources.
Why did the BBC and three photographers think yet another Nile trip was important? Watch this clip of a dishevelled, sleep-deprived journo to find out.
Kenneth R. Rosen traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan, a semi-autonomous region, that is home to 4 to 5 million Kurds, to cover the referendum for independence.
Photographer Stephanie Sinclair and writer Cynthia Gorney shared their investigative report on child marriage Oct. 3 at the National Geographic Society.
Pulitzer Center grantees Andre Lambertson and Anna Badkhen were featured on the show Local Diversity to talk about their reporting from Haiti and Afghanistan on Women and Children in Crisis.
Students from St. Louis met with Pulitzer Center Grantees Anna Badkhen and Andre Lambertson as part of the Global Gateway program.
On June 23rd, CNN and the Alliance to End Slavery & Trafficking hosted a panel on modern day slavery. Participants included Mira Sorvino, Luis CdeBaca, and trafficking survivor, Rani Hong.
Pulitzer Center journalist Paul Franz talks about post--disaster education in Haiti as part of the Clinton Global Initiative's 'Building Resilient Societies' panel.
To mark World Water Day (March 22), the Pulitzer Center presented films on water and population at the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital on Monday, March 21.
A discussion with Katherine Bliss, Director of the Global Water Policy Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and filmmakers Stephen Sapienza, Rhett Turner, Jonathan Wickham and Fred de Sam Lazaro followed the screening. The panel was moderated by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer.
Of the 600,000-plus hand pumps installed in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 20 years some 30 percent are known to have failed prematurely.
On mothers Day in Norway the NGO Congo Women projected a video including images by Marcus Bleasdale onto the facade of the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway.
Pulitzer Center/ Human Rights Watch presentation at George Washington University on Lord's Resistance Army. Video highlights.
When Melinda Gates addressed the Women Deliver Conference in Washington earlier this month, she said in her speech that preventing women from using "safe and effective tools" for family planning was "reckless."
Two months ago, Sudan conducted its first multiparty elections in almost twenty-five years. The National Congress Party (the ruling party of northern Sudan) portrayed the elections as a milestone in Sudanese history, an opportunity for a peaceful transfer of power and a bloodless process that truly spoke to Sudan’s political evolution.
This week’s Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C. was the first in a series of international conferences and summits that will focus the world’s attention, for the next four months, on Millennium Development Goal 5: to reduce maternal deaths in the world by two thirds and to provide access to reproductive health care for all by the year 2015.