A selection of features, interactive multimedia and longform interviews.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
A Flying Cowboy Rides to Rescue Cattle Stranded in Harvey’s Floods
The devastating rain put thousands of animals at risk of drowning,
but a cowpoke in a helicopter is helping drive them to higher ground.
Sep 3/4 2017 (featured on the homepage, page 1 & A12)
Will this Paradise Lose its Protector?
Mauro Morandi is set to be evicted from the Mediterranean island he has called home for nearly 30 years. Can it remain a paradise without him?
Climate Change Is Shifting the Border Between Italy and Austria
Although it is natural for glaciers to slide, the creep of global warming has melted it more rapidly than anyone could have foreseen. (Translated into Italian on Motherboard.)
FABRICA, VICE, i-D, JERUSALEM REPORT ...
An interactive project exploring exile from ultra-Orthodox Judaism. Reported from Israel and Germany and originally published in English/Italian by Fabrica Research Centre, with versions at VICE, i-D Magazine, the Times of Israel and Jerusalem Report.
An interactive multimedia project (photographs, audio, video) on Europe's migration crisis, reported from southern Italy. Originally published by Fabrica Research Centre, with
related coverage at Quartz.
Historical Profile: Gabriel García Márquez
Many years later, as he faced the cruel thieves of dementia, Gabriel García Márquez would have all but forgotten that distant afternoon when his grandfather, Colonel Nicolás Márquez Mejía, took him to discover ice.
A Ghetto Worth Saving
In 1516 the Serenissima Repubblica confined its Jews to the first ghetto in the world. Created as an act of segregation, over time it became a refuge in which Jewish culture and identity thrived.
David Suzuki is a Force of Nature
Most well known for his 55-year-running CBC series, The Nature of Things, Suzuki became the face of the environmental movement when he left the lab for the screen in the 1960s, recognising that popularising science was the best way to shift the ecological agenda.
Brendan Murray is a Principal
Before 2010, Parkville was the end of the line for many teenagers who were likely to spend the rest of their lives in and out of jail. But four years ago, an ombudsman’s report on Parkville revealed appalling conditions, breaking of state legislation and abuse of a fundamental human right: education.
Satish Kumar is a Pilgrim
“The British Empire did not last, the Communist Empire and Soviet Union did not last, the apartheid came to an end, slavery came to an end. If those things can come to an end, this materialistic paradigm that we have built can also come to an end.”
Bunker Roy is a Barefoot Educator
Every year, the college brings dozens of women from around the world to Tilonia, India, where they are trained using sign language to make solar panels. To qualify for Barefoot College they must be illiterate, between 35 and 50 years old, never have gone to school nor left their villages.
Jane Goodall is a Primatologist
Jane Goodall often jokes that Tarzan married the wrong Jane. “That other Jane,” she says, was a wimp and a sissy. Jane Goodall, however, is nothing of the sort.