All published articles
A selection of my articles published in print media and online
Sixty years after my great-uncle's expedition conquered Everest, perhaps it's time we changed our attitude to adventuring. Published in The Guardian.
How a right-wing, nationalist resurgence is undermining independent culture in the heart of Europe. Published in New Internationalist.
While the oil-rich emirate’s economy is fast recovering from the global financial crisis, the plight of its indentured migrant workers has scarcely improved. Published in Political Insight.
Ethiopia is courted by the west as an outpost of strength and democracy in a chronically unstable region. But Meles Zenawi’s government stands accused of crushing dissent, imprisoning its opponents and stifling the free press. Published in New Internationalist.
A journey to the cave of a melting god: Amarnath's sacred Shiva-lingam. Published in The Guardian Travel.
What does climate change mean for a region already ravaged by conflict? Published in World Conservation
The real meaning of the Ffos-y-Fran Land Reclamation Scheme. Published in Natur Cymru
How language loss in Europe's icy northern fringe reflects the biocultural extinction crisis taking place across the world. Published in Search
How the tradition of sacred groves of India dovetails with very modern concepts of conservation. Published in Search
How two Sámi communities are trying to stem the tide of language death. Published in Resurgence