Brit-Yank journalist & environment consultant.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, TED fellow, Reporting @NatGeo, @NYT, @bbc etc
Feb 26, 2021
Lake Urmia in Iran was once the world's second largest salt lake, but in a matter of years it shrank to almost nothing. Now, the lake is slowly coming back to life.
Feb 26, 2021
That future wars will be fought over water, rather than oil, has become something of a truism, particularly with regard to the Middle East. It’s also one that most water experts have refuted time and time and time again....
Feb 8, 2021
Climate change and geopolitical troubles make fishing an ever more difficult business.
Jan 12, 2021
The Syrian civil war has raged for almost a decade now, and in the climate security community it can feel as if we’ve spent at least that long arguing about its causes. For every claim about the impact of...
Dec 15, 2020
Today, the Middle East faces a severe security concern that is crystalizing in plain view: the human impact of a rapidly changing natural world. The region, home to some of the world’s most parched lands and much of its...
Nov 12, 2020
Iran once boasted one of the greenest governments. But persecution, paranoia, and war have sunk the Middle East’s most vital conservation programs.
Apr 5, 2020
Feb 6, 2020