22 March

Speaking at George Mason University in Washington DC – March 27

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Speaking at George Mason University in Washington DC – March 27

Are you in Washington DC on Thursday March 27? If yes, please join me and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for a talk and presentation about my work in China and India, taking place at George Mason University from 12-1 p.m. Here is more information from the Pulitzer Center website: Gallagher’s starting point in […]

20 March

Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions: Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival – March 25

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Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions: Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival – March 25

Please join me and the Pulitzer Center on Tuesday March 25 for Urban Legacies, Rural Traditions, a series of Pulitzer Center funded short documentaries. This event at the Carnegie Institution for Science will be part of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Here’s some more information from the Pulitzer Center website: Join us […]

19 March

Presentation at the University of Michigan – March 24

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Presentation at the University of Michigan – March 24

If you are in the Detroit/Ann Arbor area next week on the evening of Monday March 24, please stop by the University of Michigan where I will be giving a public talk from 7:30 p.m. The talk is hosted with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and will focus on my work covering environmental issues […]

30 October

Tibet is One of World’s Cleanest Areas…Except in the Places it Isn’t

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Tibet is One of World’s Cleanest Areas…Except in the Places it Isn’t

A couple of news articles caught my attention last week regarding environmental conditions on the Tibetan Plateau that I wanted share with you. Regular readers here will know this a subject close to my heart having covered this issue in my project ‘Meltdown: Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau‘, for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis […]

24 October

China’s Epic Smog Seen from Space – A City Disappears

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China’s Epic Smog Seen from Space – A City Disappears

First, I’d like to apologise for my lack of posts recently. I am on the road in Japan at the moment, shooting an assignment and trying not to get caught up in Typhoon Francisco which is currently descending on the south east of the country. While I have been out of China, it seems that […]

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 […]

8 October

Photocrati Fund 2013 Winners and Finalists Announced

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Photocrati Fund 2013 Winners and Finalists Announced

The Photocrati Fund 2013 winners and finalists have just been announced and I’m very pleased to share with you the news that I was lucky enough to receive an honourable mention for my project ‘Jakarta: The Sinking City’, above. The Photocrati Fund offers a $5000 grant to a photographer to undertake an important humanitarian and […]

7 October

China Dialogue Interview – China’s Environmental Crisis

Posted by Sean Gallagher in Editorial Photography, published work
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 […]

23 September

Do You Live Where The Air Can Kill You? Check This Map To Find Out

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Do You Live Where The Air Can Kill You? Check This Map To Find Out

I do live where the air can kill you. Actually, I think I am based in the capital of cities where the air can kill you. Beijing. According to this map released by NASA, China’s capital isn’t the only city however that suffers from air pollution levels so severe that they pose a major health […]