Transgender in Pakistan: A “Forgotten People”

Article - Inter Press Service   |   June 2016

Despite efforts to promote transgender rights, the plight of Pakistan's hijra community remains precarious

The Polar Urals

Magazine Feature - TGO Magazine   |   April 2016

In places they may have a flavour of Scotland, but these remote Russian mountains are wild and rarely visited. Last year, Alec Forss traversed the range on foot and by packraft

Can Myanmar Avoid Conflict Pitfalls in its Hydro Blitz?

Article - New Security Beat   |   January 2016

Myanmar plans to exploit its rich hydropower potential to boost the country's electrification. However, it is the country's ethnic minorities who stand the most to lose from mega-dams.

Mining Sami Lands in Sweden: A New Era of Exploitation?

Magazine Feature - Cultural Survival Quarterly   |   December 2015

A giant iron ore mine threatens indigenous Sami livelihoods in Sweden's far north

Winning the Peace in Northern Ireland

Analysis - Insight on Conflict   |   December 2015

Northern Ireland has made considerable progress in securing the peace after decades of violence. However, much work remains to be done.

Published work by Alec Forss

Across Sweden’s Arctic Boreal

Magazine Feature - TGO Magazine   |   March 2015

Alec Forss crosses Muddus National Park, with a pulka to help

Sweden’s Old-growth Forests Under Threat

Article - The Ecologist   |   February 2015

Sweden's biodiverse ancient forests could be largely wiped out within two decades - and along with it will go thousands of species that depend on mature forest ecosystems.

Canoeing Europe’s Last Wilderness

Magazine Feature - Adventure Travel Magazine   |   May 2014

Paddling a remote wilderness river in the Swedish Arctic

Into the Elenydd

Magazine Feature - TGO Magazine   |   April 2014

Crossing Wales’s wildest country through the lonely Cambrian mountains

Park Seeds ‘Peace’ in the DMZ

Article - Asia Times   |   February 2014

Creating a “park for peace” in the heavily mined buffer between North and South Korea?

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