Regrets, I’ve had a few: Reflections & lessons on better climate reportage
Anthropology / Climate change / Human Rights / Journalism / Pacific

Regrets, I’ve had a few: Reflections & lessons on better climate reportage

As a serial ‘parachute’ journalist, dropping in & out of places not my own, I’m all too aware of the shortcomings of this model of reporting. Thinking out loud about how to tell truer, deeper stories of climate impacts in the Pacific in this critical moment, I’m grateful for the insights of Katerina Teaiwa and … Continue reading

Weekend in Gondwana
Anthropology / Climate change / Forests / Journalism

Weekend in Gondwana

Inside Story has just published the essay I contributed to the recently published NewSouth book ‘Living with the Anthropocene: Love, Loss & Hope in the Face of Environmental Crisis’. The book is in the shops now, and it’s a really thoughtful, energising, informing collection including voices like Tony Birch, James Bradley, Sophie Cunningham, Delia Falconer, … Continue reading

Walk on the wild side: Cosmos
Anthropology / Profiles

Walk on the wild side: Cosmos

My first article for Cosmos, Australia’s premier popular science magazine. This is a profile of National Geographic “Explorer In Residence”, rock-star anthropologist and ethnobotanist Wade Davis, who recently visited Australia for some speaking engagements. Here we discuss his own journey, the value of culture, climate, and what anthropology can teach about conflict and a changing world. … Continue reading