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 ...


As the corona virus pandemic continues to sweep across the world since appearing in the city of Wuhan in China in December 2019, Latin America has become a new hotspot in the spread of the disease according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Amongst...


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 ...


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 ...


'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 ...


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 ...