Brit-Yank journalist & consultant roving around the Middle East.
Fellow @ Center for Climate & Security, Reporting @NatGeo, @Newsweek, @bbc etc
Jan 25, 2019
In this corner of the Middle East, a changing climate and debilitating dust storms have brought life to a standstill.
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…
Jul 11, 2018
Almost from the moment he could walk, Muhammad Siddik Barzani has delighted in his native Barzan region’s rich flora and fauna.
From the herds of curly-horned wild goats, some 5,000 of whom…
Jun 14, 2018
Were Jason and the Argonauts to set sail now, they would scarcely recognize their original route. The shorelines, once covered in trees, have been largely stripped of greenery, while many of the fine…