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Coming Soon: Cocoa Farmers
Coming Soon: The Cocoa Farmers
Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change
Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change
Ongoing Project: Victims of Climate Change
Ongoing: Wetlands and People
Ongoing: Wetlands and People (A Long-Term Project)
Ongoing Project: Snakebite Envenoming: A Hidden Health Crisis
Ongoing Project: Rural Voices
Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries
Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries
Ongoing: Wetlands and People (A Long-Term Project)
Ongoing: Climate Change and Fisheries
Ongoing: Youth Bulge, Exclusion and Injustices
Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)
Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)
Ongoing Project: Hazardous Child Labour
Ongoing: Wetlands and People (fishing in mercury-contaminated water)
Ongoing: Geographies of Waste
Ongoing: Geographies of Waste
Ongoing Project: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women
Ongoing Project: Snakebite Survivors
Ongoing: Snakebite Survivors
Ongoing Project: A Boxing Ethnography
Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography
Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes
Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes (Estuarine Ecology)
Ongoing: Wetlands and People (A Long-Term Project)
Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography
Ongoing Project: Spatial Injustice
Ongoing: Spatial Injustice
Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of "Fast Fashion"
Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of "Fast Fashion"
Africa's Urban Poor: Dandora, Kenya
Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography
Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats
Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats
Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan
Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan
Ongoing: Wetlands and People
Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour
Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour
Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour
Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries
Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes (Estuarine Ecosystem)
Ongoing: Wetlands and People
Ongoing: Risky Livelihoods
Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats
Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes
Ongoing: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women
Finding Aluminium

Finding Aluminium

Coming Soon: Cocoa Farmers

Coming Soon: Cocoa Farmers: Shifting Fortunes and Enduring Poverty

Coming Soon: The Cocoa Farmers

Coming Soon: Cocoa Farmers: Shifting Fortunes and Enduring Poverty

Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing Project: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing Project: Victims of Climate Change

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing Project: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Wetlands and People (A Long-Term Project)

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing Project: Snakebite Envenoming: A Hidden Health Crisis

Ongoing Project: Snakebite Envenoming: A Hidden Health Crisis

Ongoing Project: Rural Voices

Ongoing Project: Rural Voices

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Wetlands and People

Ongoing Project: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing: Youth Bulge, Exclusion and Injustices

Youth Bulge, Exclusion and Injustices

Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)

Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)

Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)

Ongoing Project: Biodiversity Loss (Mangrove Deforestation)

Ongoing Project: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing Project: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing: Wetlands and People (fishing in mercury-contaminated water)

Ongoing: Wetlands and People (fishing in mercury-contaminated water)

Ongoing Project: Geographies of Waste

Ongoing: Geographies of Waste

Ongoing: Geographies of Waste

Ongoing: Geographies of Waste

Ongoing Project: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women

Ongoing Project: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women

Ongoing: Snakebite Survivors

Ongoing Project: Snakebite Survivors

Ongoing: Snakebite Survivors

Ongoing: Snakebite Survivors

Ongoing Project: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing Project: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes/Biodiversity Loss

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes/Biodiversity Loss

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes/Biodiversity Loss

Ongoing: Wetlands and People (A Long-Term Project)

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing Project: Spatial Injustice

Ongoing Project: Spatial Injustice

Ongoing: Spatial Injustice

Ongoing: Spatial Injustice

Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of "Fast Fashion"

Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of “Fast Fashion”

Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of "Fast Fashion"

Coming Soon: The Environmental Cost of “Fast Fashion”

Africa's Urban Poor: Dandora, Kenya

Dandora, Kenya

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing: A Boxing Ethnography

Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan

Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan

Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan

Street Photography: Tokyo, Japan

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing Project: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing: Hazardous Child Labour

Hazardous Child Labour

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Ongoing Project: Climate Change and Fisheries

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes (Estuarine Ecology)

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Wetlands and People

Ongoing: Risky Livelihoods

Ongoing: Risky Livelihoods

Ongoing Project: Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Wildlife and Changing Habitats

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes/Biodiversity Loss

Coming Soon: Changing Landscapes/Biodiversity Loss

Ongoing: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women

Ongoing: Centering the Experiences of Urban Poor Women

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People

Rain and Fire

Coming mainly from areas with low literacy rates, thousands of young people — more than 50% of Ghana’s population is under the age of 25 — migrate from rural to urban areas in search of economic opportunities every year. But the unemployment rate in Ghana is higher in urban (13% in 2015) than in rural […]

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    Climate Change in Ghana Victims of Climate Change

    Victims of Climate Change: Scenes From Southeast Ghana

    Victims of climate change are already here — but shunned to fight their own battles. The future of towns and villages in southeast Ghana hangs in the balance in a time of climate crisis. Deeply distressed due to their traps and fishing nets catching dead and rotten crabs and fish, the men in the photographs below have taken matters into their own hands.

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    Agbogbloshie Urban poverty

    Agbogbloshie Demolition: The End of An Era or An Injustice?

    Emerging consequences of the Agbogbloshie demolition, betrayals, recounts of events, and a glimpse of everyday struggles in Accra and how urban marginality is experienced. Beyond the role of the State in dispossessing Accra’s urban poor, the Agbogbloshie demolition should be viewed within the context of socio-spatial entanglements.

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    Wetlands and People

    Wetlands and People in Distress

    The tropics are in trouble. The current trend in biodiversity loss in the tropics is shaping local livelihoods.

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    Climate Change Wetlands and People

    Tropical Wetlands: The Life of Simon Nwi

    Tropical wetlands — long seen as the reservoirs of much of the world’s biodiversity — are dangerously in decline. Anthropogenic medications and climate variability have resulted in the loss of key ecosystem services and functions. This is a quick peek into the tropical life of a rural fisherman who relies on tropical wetlands as a source of job.

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    Nzulezo Tourism in Ghana

    Visit Nzulezo (Nzulenzu) — But Read This

    The cultural commodification of Nzulezo (Nzulenzu) challenges their traditional identity. This cultural voyeurism fuels tensions between the stilt village, the nearby Beyin town, the local traditional council, and government agencies, who all want a share of your tourist dollars.

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