Brit-Yank journalist & consultant roving around the Middle East.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, Reporting @NatGeo, @Newsweek, @bbc etc
Jul 22, 2019
Firefighters and police are up against illegal loggers, border guards—and ISIS.
Jun 17, 2019
Rising waters and illicit logging are killing the trees in the Sundarbans, the natural wall that protects the India-Bangladesh coast.
Apr 9, 2019
Mesquite was introduced on purpose from the New World, but the dream of a helpful tree soon turned into a nightmare.
Apr 2, 2019
The country could be one of the world’s great breadbaskets. Instead, land disputes and steep food prices have pushed it to the brink.
Mar 30, 2019
Environmental activists pushing for clean water, restrictions on poaching, and action on climate change have faced prison—or worse
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 25, 2019
In this corner of the Middle East, a changing climate and debilitating dust storms have brought life to a standstill.