I am pleased to share with you my latest published work, a feature on the Guardian about the environmental threats facing China’s Bohai Bay. Followers here will be familiar with some of this work as I have been sharing images from this project the past couple of months on my Instagram and Facebook feeds. It’s always very satisfying to see work published, especially in such a good layout. Special thank you to Dale Willman from the Resilience Journalism Program of […]
[new_royalslider id=”28″] I am very pleased to announce the launch of MELTDOWN: China’s Environment Crisis, my new eBook for iPad and Kindle, produced with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, which is now available for download on iTunes and on Amazon. This new free eBook is a culmination of 6 years of my work focusing exclusively on documenting, through photos and video, the many environmental challenges that China is facing in the early 21st Century. The challenges of capturing the […]
It’s a good week for the blog this week, as it was acknowledged by Danwei as one of the best photography blogs dedicated to covering topics related to China in 2012! Thanks to the team at Danwei for recognising the blog and the regular updates I try to do. Don’t forget to check out some of the other excellent sites that have been mentioned to get you fill of China-related news! Especially my fellow photographers and friends Janek Zdzarski and […]
A must watch video about the continued distressing events taking place in Syria at the moment. Released by the UK’s Channel 4 television station and shot by a French photojournalist, going by the name of Mani.
The NASA Earth Observatory just released these two satellite images showing the view from space of the Japanese coastline around the city of Sendai. This, as I am sure you know, is the region that was hit on Friday by an offshore earthquake and subsequent tsunami. View some of the scenes which resulted here. It is quite clear from these images the extent of the movement of water inland as a result of the tsunami. The ‘before’ image (click here for […]
I, like many others, are shocked and saddened by the events that have occurred in Japan over the past 36 hours. I lived in Japan for a year and feel desperately sad for the Japanese people and those affected by the recent earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Some of the footage that has come out of Japan has been quite incredible, although disturbing to watch. Having been glued to my computer, watching updates from those on the ground and the news […]
Quite a shocking piece of news fell into my inbox this morning, via the Mangrove Action Project newsletter which I receive every month. The news is a couple of weeks old but it seems that on November 15th, there was an explosion in a hotel in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen that tragically killed seven people. The cause, it has been speculated is most likely, is not a bomb but mangroves! As many readers of this blog will […]