1 November

Lens on China – City Weekend

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Lens on China – City Weekend

Quick post today to say thanks to the City Weekend Beijing team for featuring this interview (below) on their website recently. He is about to head to Nanjing for a series of meetings with members of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, but Sean Gallagher sits in the booth of the noisy UBC Coffee with […]

14 October

Inside China’s Environment Crisis – Wall Street Journal Video

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Inside China’s Environment Crisis – Wall Street Journal Video

My new eBook, Meltdown: China’s Environment Crisis, continues to spread through news outlets and was picked up by the Wall Street Journal last week. I was excited to see this publication as the WSJ decided to cover the project with a slideshow and video interview which you can watch above. Below is the introductory text […]

7 October

China Dialogue Interview – China’s Environmental Crisis

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China Dialogue Interview – China’s Environmental Crisis

China is growing fast and, as it grows, it is faced with urgent environmental challenges. Climate change, species loss, pollution, water scarcity and environment damage are not problems confined to one country: they are challenges that concern all the world’s citizens, but the rise of China gives them a new urgency. Tackling these challenges will […]

25 September

China’s Environmental Crisis Through the Lens – Woodrow Wilson Center – New Security Beat

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China’s Environmental Crisis Through the Lens – Woodrow Wilson Center – New Security Beat

This week, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog kindly featured my new eBook, MELTDOWN: China’s Environment Crisis, and interviewed me about its production. Please find below an excerpt of the interview. Make sure to visit their excellent website which is dedicated to environment and security issues. China is one of the world’s 12 […]

17 September

Ancient Cities Turned to Sand in China – UTNE Reader

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Ancient Cities Turned to Sand in China – UTNE Reader

The text below is an adapted excerpt from MELTDOWN: Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau, featured on UTNE Reader this week. There are some places in the world where you don’t want to get a flat tire. The middle of China’s vast Taklamakan Desert—with no cell phone coverage and no hint of civilization—is one of […]

6 September

5 Myths About China and the Environment – National Geographic News Watch

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5 Myths About China and the Environment – National Geographic News Watch

Delighted to share with you the news of a recent guest blog post that I contributed to the National Geographic website, in their News Watch section. The post is titled “5 Myths about China and the Environment” and highlights some of the misconceptions about China’s environmental issues that I’ve come across over the years covering […]

4 September

Mongabay: Change on the roof of the world: new book explores climate change and the Tibetan Plateau

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Mongabay: Change on the roof of the world: new book explores climate change and the Tibetan Plateau

A quick post today to say thanks to the folks at Mongabay for featuring excerpts from my new eBook on their website this week. If you’re not aware already, Mongabay is a wonderful resource for all the latest news and stories related to the natural world. If it’s not a bookmark in your browser, it […]

8 October

Published Work: CNN Photo Blog and International Herald Tribune

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Published Work: CNN Photo Blog and International Herald Tribune

CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE TIBETAN PLATEAU – CNN PHOTO BLOG Excerpt… The majority of glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau in central Asia are shrinking rapidly, according to a comprehensive study published this year in the Nature Climate Change journal. Photographer Sean Gallagher recently visited the region to document how rising temperatures have affected the vulnerable communities and ecosystems on […]

28 June

Michael Anti for Deutsche Welle

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Michael Anti for Deutsche Welle

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to photograph one of China’s leading characters from the blogosphere, Michael Anti. Anyone familiar with this sphere will know about Michael’s writings about freedom of the press in China. Our shoot was part of the Deutsche Welle ‘BOBs’, the organisation’s blog awards focusing on ‘the world’s digital […]

28 February

Author of The Fat Years, Chan Koonchung, for the Globe & Mail

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Last week I had the opportunity to photograph the Hong Kong author, Chan Koonchung, who has recently sprung to the attention of the international community as a result of the publication of his book, The Fat Years. The Fat Years paints a dystopian picture of China, dissecting the political workings of the country and its […]