3 November

Environmental Photographer of the Year – Shortlist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Environmental Photographer of the Year – Shortlist

Happy to share with you the news that an image of mine has been shortlisted for the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition. This image was taken as part of my recent project ‘Exotic Pets in China‘, supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This is the second year running one of […]

21 June

Multimedia Journalism MA – Scholarship Application Open for 17/18

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Education, News
Multimedia Journalism MA – Scholarship Application Open for 17/18

The University of Bolton is offering two 50% reduced tuition fee scholarships for the Beijing, China based postgraduate degree; MA in International Multimedia Journalism for the 2017/18 academic year. Recipient’s tuition fees will be reduced by half meaning scholarship students will pay £3,250 instead of £7,500 for the single year degree program. To be eligible […]

14 June

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, News
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

17th June marks the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. This is a topic I have spent much time covering during my career, most notably in my two projects ‘Desertification in China‘ and ‘The Broken Land: Drought in India” which was a short film and photo-essay. As outlined by the UN‘s website: “Desertification is […]

21 October

Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
Photographic Museum of Humanity Feature

Bearing the Cost of Environmental Degradation The past decade has witnessed an exponential increase of environmental damages; public awareness has grown at a slower pace but has finally reached the point of dialogue and action. And this, thanks to the contribution of early voices such as photographer Sean Gallagher. I spoke with the Photographic Museum […]

5 September

Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, Stock Photography
Giant Panda – National Geographic Creative Collection

It’s a good week to be a Giant Panda. News has just broke that the species has been upgraded from ‘endangered’ to ‘vulnerable’ by the IUCN (the International Union for the Conservation of Nature), the organisation responsible for assessing and monitoring the status of the world’s animal and plant species. In 2011 I did a […]

20 June

Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Contests, News
Environmental Photographer of the Year Shortlist

Very pleased to share the news that I have been shortlisted for Environmental Photographer of the Year, for an image in my series ‘Beijing: The Masked City’ taken early last year. Thanks to Atkins CIWEM – The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management who also selected my film ‘The Toxic Price of Leather’ as […]

27 April

Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

Posted by Sean Gallagher in published work
Climate Change in Images – Earth Hour Blog

From the official Earth Hour Blog this week… 25 April 2016: Often viewed as barren, we like to think the resilience of the desert is something to learn from. In the absence of flora and fauna, we often think of deserts as a vast plain of inhabitable and harsh land, and while landscapes of these […]

17 February

Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Events, News
Presentation at Coal+Ice Exhibition in Shanghai – 20th Feb

If you’re in Shanghai this weekend, I’ve been invited to speak about my work documenting climate change issues in Asia at the Coal+Ice Exhibition, a project of the Asia Society’s Center on US-China Relations. I’ll be presenting my work at the Vanke Xuhui Center (55 Ding An Road, Shanghai, China) from 14:00-15:30. I look forward […]

9 December

10 Images of Air Pollution in China

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Stock Photography
10 Images of Air Pollution in China

China has been in the headlines again this week for its infamous air pollution hitting hazardous levels again. According to an article in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, “China, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, is suffering from serious air pollution, largely attributed to smog from coal-fired power plants.” It adds that the […]

16 October

New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

Posted by Sean Gallagher in News, published work
New Pulitzer Center eBook: China, the Environment, and Religion

This past summer, I was invited by the Pulitzer Center to take part in a unique event in Beijing, focused on the topic on “ecological civilisation”. The conference, hosted by the Pulitzer Center, The Communication University of China and the Yale School of Forestry was a bringing together of scholars, journalists, business leaders and government […]