Ethiopia: Bridges to Prosperity
In September 2009 I traveled to the Blue Nile Gorge to document the efforts of a U.S.-based non-profit, Bridges to Prosperity, as they completed a new bridge to replace a 400-year-old bridge named “Sebara Dildy,” which means “broken bridge” in Amharic. Here are links to a BBC The World radio piece I produced and photos I took, as well as a PARADE magazine article I wrote.
In November 2010, months before a referendum that might lead to the creation of the world’s newest nation, I traveled around Southern Sudan with videographer Anne Herbst, documenting various United Nations humanitarian projects. The Story Group produced five videos focusing on the role of gender in humanitarian action, all of which are on the GenCap YouTube site. Here is a link to one: the first day of school for boys who live on the street in Aweil, northern Bar el Ghazal:
RADIO: Difference between East Coast Baseball Fans and West Coast Baseball fans — NPR’s Morning Edition
In 1989, the year after the San Francisco Giants played the Oakland A’s in the World Series, I went to opening day in Oakland to hear people gloat, and complain, about the state of West Coast baseball. One of the highlights of my career was having Bob Edwards say my name.
Online: Multimedia climate change coverage
“Give Reefs a Chance:” A profile of oceanographer Joannie Kleypas, an expert in the role of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels on ocean acidification. Appeared in The Daily Climate.org
The Ice Man Drilleth: A profile of paleoclimatologist James White, director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, including an audio slide show of his work in Greenland. White studies past climates through the lens of ancient ice cores. The original link is from The Daily Climate.org, and also appeared on the Scientific American website.