Monthly:June 2011

World Day to Combat Desertification 2011

Today, June 17th, marks the United Nations‘ World Day to Combat Desertification. As regular readers of this blog and followers of my work will know, a large portion of my work in recent years has been about the scourge of increasing desertification in China.┬áPlease take this opportunity today to spread links and talk about the issue of desertification, one of our world’s most pressing and under-reported environmental crises. According to the United Nations: “Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) threaten […]

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Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau Workshop 2011

This past week saw the first of our new Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau workshops. Leading this workshop with Tibetan Connections, I tried to introduce the students to this amazing part of China through photography. It was a great success and was a fascinating to see the students discover this region in their own different ways. To see images of the participants in action, please go here to the Facebook page for our workshops. In-between teaching, I had the opportunity to make some […]

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