Scroll down for samples of my published work.
In Greenland’s Granite Heaven
Magazine Feature - Wild Magazine | May 2018
Alec Forss sets off on a 16-day hike and paddle across Greenland's granite heartland
Great Wall of Mourne
Magazine Feature - TGO Magazine | April 2018
By breaking it up with a wild camp, Alec Forss turns Northern Ireland's classic challenge walk into the perfect weekend adventure
Sweden’s Arctic Alps
Magazine Feature - Adventure Travel Magazine | July 2017
Peak-bagging in Arctic Sweden's majestic Sarek National Park
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.