Goat Power explores how the humble goat is transforming the lives of women in some of the poorest areas of East Africa. Dutch photographer Chris de Bode teamed up with the international aid agency Farm Africa to tell the story of how goats are ...


What began a century ago as a commuting service for iron miners, has become a ubiquitous presence on the highway, and in movies, songs and fantasies. From a trope of freedom to a holdout of racial segregation to union picket line murders, the Greyhound ...


Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge killed almost two million people, up to a quarter of Cambodia's population. Over thirty years later, the first member of the radical Maoist group was finally brought to justice for the crime of genocide. Pol Pot's ...


'There you go, buddy,' says American Warren Sanchez, handing over a lunch box and bottle of water to a homeless person outside Taipei Main Railway Station, 'I can tell he's genuine, just smell him. Hes tried on every perfume in the store!' Sanchez knows ...


In stark contrast to the deserted, monotone landscapes of the Northern European winter, summer presents a flurry of activity and a jumble of colourful objects when viewed from above. Having endured another deep freeze over the course of the long and ...


Though it was the first country to record a case of coronavirus outside China in January 2020, Thailand has consistently bucked the trend during the developing pandemic. It is unclear whether there is one dominant reason why this has been the case but as...


Even by Australia's extreme environmental standards, Marble Bar in Western Australia is a remote, and sizzling, outlier. With a population of just 200, this desert community experiences on average 200 days a year when the mercury climbs above 35 degrees ...


After three months of empty silence, under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations reopens for business, starting with the Human Rights Council, and an urgent debate on racism and police violence. Meeting with strict measures in ...


It is difficult to imagine a more remote place yet on the Marquesas Islands, an archipelago in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, halfway between South America and Australia, a group of children have come up with a radical approach to conservation. Asked ...


Even in the pouring rain, in the middle of the night, they are out scavenging, wearing headlamps to scan a mountain of rotting garbage more than 15 stories high. The trash pickers, some trudging up the heap in mismatched plastic boots, use a hooked ...


'In the next 50 years, if nothing radical is done, Lake Victoria will be dead because of what we are pouring into it' says Professor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, Governor of Kisumu Province in Kenya. This apocalyptic prophecy concerns a 68,800 square ...


Once upon a time we travelled around the world. By 2019, tourist annual arrivals had reached 1.5 billion according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. At the time, I was one of them, travelling regularly to countries all over the world for ...


Despite having one of the most relaxed regimes in the fight against the spread of Covid-19, Sweden decided to order theatres and cinemas to close, thus avoiding crowds of people gathering in confined spaces. Some have had to come up with innovative ways ...


'In February 2020 I travelled to Diffa in Niger for Stichting Vluchteling, the Dutch Refugee Foundation. There I met a number of children, each of whom I asked a different question. We talked about friendship, possessions, loss, about the sun and the ...


During the Covid-19 lockdown many photographers have begun to search for stories much closer to home, turning their attention to their immediate environment which they might have previously overlooked in the rush of daily life. Jasper White discovered a...


This collection of plant portraits were all gathered during the length of William Arnold's regular lunchtime walk from his job at Truro College in Cornwall. The one hundred photographic specimens form a homage to Victorian botany from the rear-garden ...


High up in Vietnam's Hoang Lien Son mountain range, in the shadow of Fansipan, the country's highest peak, an unusual crop has been cultivated since the 1990s. Prized in China for its medicinal qualities in alleviating stomach complaints and used ...


Just when they thought it couldn't get any worse, things took another turn for the worse. Ravaged by bush fires that ripped through swathes of southeastern Australia in December 2019 and January 2020, killing hundreds of thousands of animals and making ...


Law and Order is a photo project that compares the criminal justice systems in four countries on four continents: Colombia (South America), France (Europe), Uganda (Africa) and the United States (North America). It combines an artistic view with a ...


University College Hospital in London is taking a deep breath, on a hot summer's day in London. It has survived the onslaught of the initial peak of Covid19 and is now taking stock, learning lessons from its successes and counting the losses of those it ...


Corona Virus Diary by Nick Hannes A strange calm has descended upon the land. The government urges the population to stay indoors and to limit social contacts with their own family members. Public life comes to a standstill, the rat race is stalling. ...


In war zones, bomb blasts deafen innocent civilians and explosions destroy homes and lives. Every day, people suffer death and destruction in faraway places nobody visits and few care about. All the while, we always thought that we were safe in our ...


The COVID-19 pandemic has already changed our lives and the way we perceive it. The outbreak has highlighted many issues in our societies and reawakened certain narratives - be it our health systems, the invisible workforce, the notion of a 'universal ...


Rare behind-the-scenes look at Chinese diplomacy and the World Health Organization (WHO). Inside the World Health Organization (WHO) as the coronavirus spreads - from the Strategic Health Operations Centre (SHOC) to the Governing Body - tensions were ...


Like a film set after the actors have gone or a dark metaphor for the future of multilateralism, the grand Palais des Nations, the UN's European base, has been emptied by the Covid-19 pandemic. On Friday 13th March, the UN precipitately ended all ...


At the coldest point in the day, Joanna Atkins emerges from a converted shipping container sitting on the back of a road train, parked on the side of a dirt track in the middle of the Kimberley in northern Western Australia (WA). Joanna's husband ...


Photographer Kieran Dodds took this series of photographs within 2 miles of his home in Edinburgh on his Covid-19 daily state-sanctioned exercise.During the walks he became increasingly aware of the boundary hedges in his neighourhood in what is known ...


Livestock herding in Australia's remote and rugged outback has historically evoked the image of the 'jackaroo', the country's answer to the American 'cowboy'. In a country where cattle stations can span hundreds of thousands of square kilometres, cattle ...


From the pristine jungles of Cambodia to the great national parks of India and Nepal, Asian wildlife is being plundered on an unprecedented scale. Every year, it is estimated that up to 30,000 primates, 5 million birds, 10 million reptile skins and 500 ...


Angelina Monday and her family are among the 1.3 million people who have fled conflicts in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and come to Uganda in search of refuge. She arrived in June 2017 with her six children, crossing the border on ...


In Japan, 'cuteness' is deeply embedded in the culture according to Yui Naruse, a researcher at Traffic Japan, a group working to combat the illegal trade in wildlife. And while a certain obsession with cats and other, more conventional pets is well ...


South Africa's second largest city is plagued by crime and drugs. Twenty five years after the end of apartheid, the country is setting new records in inequality and Cape Town, which is both a popular tourist destination and an important business centre, ...


No country on earth has confronted a climate-change-induced catastrophe like Australia. The vast continent is in the grip of a devastating fire season. With months of summer still to go and as a prolonged drought fuelled by record temperatures and strong...


Andrew Esiebo, a native of Lagos, Nigeria's industrial capital and Africa's largest city, has been fascinated by the city's frenetic nightlife for decades. He remembers when he was 9 years old being sent on an errand by his mother in the working class ...


I have been photographing shapes that are appearing on ice throughout the winter. When methane is released from the bottom of a frozen lake it pierces through the thin ice and melts the snow on the surface. When the wind blows the ice sheets move and ...


What began as a protest against a small increase in metro fares in October 2019 has turned into a mass movement for dramatic changes to the country's economic and political system. Violent excesses by the carabineros and the military combined with ...