In Danger: The Great Barrier Reef
With an unprecedented amount of dredging damaging its fragile ecosystem,
UNESCO is threatening to downgrade the GBR to the World Heritage ‘In Danger’ list. And while financial and ecological decisions remain unaligned, everyone stands to lose. What’s at stake is much more than just a World Heritage status.
Resource Extraction in West Papua
West Papua is one of the last great frontier wildernesses.
Over 250 distinct indigenous communities live amongst spectacular rainforests, mountains and coral ecosystems. But all is not well on the world’s second largest island.
Last of the Sea Nomads
Marine nomads, the Bajau Laut, have lived in the waters of the Coral Triangle
for centuries but their way of life and their uniquely intimate relationship with the ocean is being destroyed.
Among the Kazakh Eagle Hunters
An ancient tradition dating back more than 6,000 years,
the fur hats and magnificent eagles of each hunter are a matter of great pride amongst the Kazakhs. I stayed with two families living in the remote Altai mountains of Mongolia.
Bolivia’s Chipaya and the Altiplano
The Chipaya people are the living relic of an ancient past.
They are the only remnant of the Tiwanaku civilization, which predates the Inca by 2,500 years.Johnny Langenheim & James Morgan