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.
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?