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 |

This summer, I made a project visit to a government clinic in northern Sierra Leone.  It is a clinic pretty much in name only, being constructed as 1-bedroom living quarters for a teacher and…

Margaux Hall |

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 |