Freelance journalist focused on stories of both Kashmir culture and society as well as the rising tide of climate change.

When conservationists focus primarily on saving popular animals, they are doing a great disservice to the world’s rich biodiversity.

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Photo by Max van den Oetelaar on Unsplash


It’s not uncommon to completely lose touch with reality, forgetting they swallowed the pills, forgetting where they are, and even forgetting who they are. Seizures. Lifelike hallucinations. Psychosis. Coma. Death.

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Photo by Pavel Krugley on Unsplash


From 1997 to 2018, the US Border Patrol reported 7,505 migrant deaths along the southwestern border. While this figure is mind-bogglingly tragic, the true number is likely much, much higher.

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The border wall separating the U.S.A. and Mexico. via Shutterstock


For the second time in 2020, Indian security forces killed Hizbul Mujahideen’s leader — a big setback for the militant organization.

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Police and protestors clash in September 2017 via Tasnim News Agency under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License


The newlyweds vanished on the record-breaking expedition that would have made Bessie the first woman to raft through the Grand Canyon.

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Photo by Sonaal Bangera on Unsplash


Jakarta is sinking. Fast. And they’re running out of time.

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Photo by Appai on Unsplash


The isle’s tribes fled here after escaping the Trail of Tears and Indian Removal Act. Now they’re fleeing climate change.

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Photo by Mathieu Cheze on Unsplash


Many species of cactus grow only in the American southwest, but demand in markets from Europe and Asia has pushed thieves to steal the slow-growing plants from public lands.

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Photo by Dulcey Lima on Unsplash


86 percent of those surveyed had been exposed to crossfire and 83 percent to round-up raids.

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Photo by Sidharth Singh on Unsplash


There is a saying passed around in Native American communities: when a Native woman disappears, she goes missing twice. First her body, then her story.

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Photo by Dulcey Lima on Unsplash

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