Chris Fitch

The dangers of deep-sea mining

Far beneath the waves, a race is unfolding to claim ownership of the world’s seabed – or, more specifically, to the minerals and other geological resources contained within the seabed itself. But is this increased activity putting global marine biodiversity at risk?
A short, summer eclipse in America has solar power generators preparing for a literal black out

Islands of the rising sun

The race for marine territory across Asia continues, as Japan registers hundreds more islands
Hiking and exploring Zagori, northern Greece, reveals more than just a spectacular geological landscape; it also uncovers the deep and rich histories of ancient culture
As is to be expected from such a cryptic title, few of us are likely to have ever heard of the tiny Caribbean island of Providence, which was settled by English explorers aboard the Seaflower in 1630, as they desperately tried to get a foothold in the New World
New exhibition highlights the ubiquity of plastic in the modern world, and the immense pollution it causes all over the world
What impact could an unprecedented incident of ‘river piracy’ have on Canada’s Yukon territory?
The conflict in Syria has focused attention on the ‘war crime’ of inflicting damage to significant cultural property
Zafer Kizilkaya has been awarded the 2017 Whitley Gold Award for his continued efforts in creating and monitoring marine protected zones off Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline

Libya’s Human Marketplace

Photojournalist Narciso Contreras exposes the reality of large-scale human trafficking which has emerged in post-Gaddafi Libya

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