Environmental

ARGENTINES LINK HEALTH PROBLEMS TO AGROCHEMICALS

Posted the 30 October, 2013 | 2 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxV9ZcL2Y78

An indepth investigative report from our team at AP Buenos Aires.

The cross media story was broadcast and published by innumerable media outlets in dozens of languages around the world and continues to be cited from and forms the basis of  investigations into the controversial topics of agrochemicals, gm crops and land use reform. More to follow….

BUENOS AIRES; A RECYCLING RESOURCE – GlobalPost/Shell

Posted the 27 November, 2011 | 0 Comments

As part of the Shell sponsored ‘Powerland’ series for GlobalPost I put together this report exploring how a long scorned population of waste scavengers are now being embraced by the municipal government of Buenos Aires in a citywide waste-management programme.

 

Back to the wild for Argentinian Giant Anteaters – Euronews (APTN)

Posted the 21 June, 2011 | 1 Comment

Click on photo to link to video and script

Conservationists in Argentina say they are winning the battle to preserve one of the country’s most distinctive animals. An ambitious plan is underway to reintroduce the giant anteater to a wetlands nature reserve where they once thrived before habitat loss and poaching sent the population into a steep decline. The video report for AP was picked up around the world including these broadcasts by Euronews and NewsNTN24

IN ARGENTINA, SOLAR VILLAGES LIGHT UP THE ANDES

Posted the 8 June, 2010 | 4 Comments

My trip up into high andes resulted in this story for Radio Netherlands Worldwide. It was one of the most fraught productions I ever had, including living off llama meat, coping with serious altitude sickness and being crashed in our jeep off the side of a cliff. but all around it was a real reward to get to visit such remote locations high in the Puna Andena and get to know its remarkable residents. Would really apprecaite any feedback on the story…..

ARGENTINA COW BACKPACKS – AP TELEVISION

Posted the 19 April, 2010 | 1 Comment

Broadcast on EBRU News

My video news report on a new device Argentine scientists have invented to help monitor and control the levels of methane gas produced by livestock. Scientists hope the cowbackpack will help combat the agricultural contribution to global warming. The story is currently being broadcast through the Associated Press Television’s features bulletin and has already gone out on several channels around the world, including this link to its transmission on US’s Ebru News. Will keep you updated over the next few weeks on its continued broadcasts and print publications.

ARGENTINA MANURE – APTN

Posted the 2 December, 2009 | 1 Comment


My video story on sustainable farming in Argentina. Filming in one of the worlds most energy efficient pig farms just outside Buenos Aires where they use livestock manure to create bio-gas to self power.  Story was lead story on APTN’s features bulletin as part of a package of features they are doing from around the world in the build up to the Copenhagen climate change conference. This link shows broadcast of the story on Venezuelan National channel TELESUR

ARGENTINA ADOPT A FROG – APTN

Posted the 30 October, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dengue Frogs

Filming Frogs in central Argentina

Dengue FrogsThe National Geographic Channel’s broadcast of my news report for the APTN reporting on how an Argentine official in the small interior city of San Luis is suggesting people adopt mosquito-munching frogs—not chemicals—as a solution to an outbreak of the disease dengue fever, which is spread by the insects. Also went out in print on USA Today and a variety of other international broadcast, print and web outlets…..


HUNTING FOR FOSSILS IN THE PANAMA CANAL

Posted the 30 October, 2009 | 1 Comment

Various broadcasts of my piece from Panama on how expansion of the Panama Canal to make way for super sized ships is providing geologists and palaeontologists with the perfect hunting ground for critical fossil finds. The piece went out on various tv, print and online media outlets all around the world from Australia to Spain and was picked up by tv, print and radio organisations globally.

Panama Canal Fossils