2 June

Desertification in China on LensCulture

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Desertification in China on LensCulture

7 years on and one of my first major stories, on desertification in China, still gets plenty of attention. Followers of my work will remember that I began this work in 2007 and expanded it significantly in 2009 when I was awarded my first grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to travel overland […]

13 March

Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

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Where Do Your Jeans Come From?

I recently got a call from the Natural Resources Defense Council’s onEarth magazine to take on an interesting assignment that I thought I would share with you here today on the blog. Have you ever wondered where your jeans come from? If you’ve followed my recent work, I hope you might of least thought about […]

16 June

Q&A with Roads and Kingdoms

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Q&A with Roads and Kingdoms

Another quick post today to share with you the news of a new Q&A with online travel magazine Roads & Kingdoms. I recently spoke with their team about the making of my recent project ‘The Toxic price of Leather‘. Here’s the first part of the interview… In the villages around Kanpur, in the north of […]

6 June

The Symbiosis of Photography and Video – A Photojournalist’s Perspective – NEWS SHOOTER

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The Symbiosis of Photography and Video – A Photojournalist’s Perspective – NEWS SHOOTER

I recently contributed a guest post to the popular News Shooter (formerly DSLR News Shooter) blog. Below is an excerpt of an article I wrote about the ‘symbiosis’ of photography and video and how both now play a major role in the way that photojournalist’s are telling stories. Be sure to check out the whole […]

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 […]