Brit-Yank journalist & consultant roving around the Middle East.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, Reporting @NatGeo, @Newsweek, @bbc etc
Mar 5, 2019
North Africa is by most measures already an exceedingly hostile environment. It has relatively little arable land, next to no rainfall beyond the narrow coastal strip, and extreme temperature highs,…
Feb 13, 2019
From ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq, the threat to a region’s water supply is the cruelest cut of all
Jan 16, 2019
From drought to dam dramas, the Middle East continued its grim water trajectory in 2018
Dec 19, 2018
At the precise moment when ISIS fighters were prepping for their retreat from the Iraqi city of Ramadi in February 2016, Hassan Mohammed lay in bed struggling to breathe.
For nine months, through…
Dec 13, 2018
One year after Iraq declared military victory over the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) our report finds that IS’s deliberate destruction of Iraq’s rural environment continues to have…
Nov 21, 2018
In the mangroves of Bangladesh, pirates are usurping tigers in one of their last refuges.
Oct 1, 2018
At 10am on a midweek summer morning, the village of Hasa in Sudan’s River Nile state feels all but abandoned. Stray dogs idle in the shade; vultures peck at what remains of a cow carcass. Only in…