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


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 ...