Brit-Yank journalist & consultant roving around the Middle East.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, Reporting @NatGeo, @Newsweek, @bbc etc
Oct 14, 2019
Farmers around the world rely on millennia-old wisdom to guide their planting. Scrambled weather and seasons are forcing them into uncharted territory.
Sep 9, 2019
For years, security service recruitment has masked climate instability in rural Jordan. Now that strategy is breaking down and no one knows what will take its place.
Sep 3, 2019
The Mustansiriya has withstood centuries of war, floods and architectural butchery, but can it survive its own restoration?
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,…