His new project may sound like a Robert Ludlum thriller, but documentarian Niccolo Piazza is focused on the mountain communities of Gilgit–Baltistan and their "symbiotic relationship" with their environment.
Climate change, one of most pressing global problems of our time, has been reduced to a punch line — right when high temperatures, reduced rainfall, and drought have pushed the cost of maize and soybeans to record highs.
A view of mangrove shoots planted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and others on Tarawa, an atoll in the Pacific Island nation of Kiribati, on September 4, 2011. (Eskinder Debebe/ United Nations Photo /Flickr)
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