Conflict Diamonds A National Geographic Special on conflict diamonds. I am a mining specialist, not a conflict specialist. But on my recent trip to Sierra Leone, I was struck by the ever-present...

Christopher Sheldon |

Katiyabaaz - master of illegal connections Documentary on the power crisis in Kanpur, a North Indian city. “Kaatiyabaaz” is a compelling documentary film that highlights the power crisis in Kanpur...

Sheoli Pargal |

Film is a powerful tool for explaining environmental issues. I first learnt this lesson while trying to enlist local communities in northern Vietnam to help protect a strange blue faced and...

Leo Bottrill |

Whether it be from The Wall Street Journal, or YouTube, by now most of us have heard the arguments for and against development of “shale gas”, and as a member of the World Bank’s Oil, Gas and...

Robert Lesnick |