Samples of published work


Deforestation: Carving up the Amazon
Melting in the Andes: Goodbye Glaciers

Scientific American

Is the Amazon rain forest drying out?

The Daily Climate

Warming Atlantic primes the Amazon for fire
Altered climate forces cultural shift high in Andes
The Andes’ triple bottom line
Glaciers go, leaving drought, conflict and tension in Andes


Curbing miners a challege in Madre de Dios
Looking to create a healthier family hearth
Residents form ecotourism corridor in Peru
Boosting sustainable rural livelihoods key for Haiti

Peru-Brazil dam plans power Amazon debate
Peru’s Madre de Dios: carbon-storage test ground

Environmental Health News

Amazon oil spill has killed tons of fish, sickened native people
If these walls could talk: Adobe homes in Peru’s Andes tell a centuries-old toxic tale
Killer cookstoves: indoor smoke deadly in poor countries; cleaner stoves elusive
Thousands of dolphins may have died in Peru’s massive die-off; cause may remain a mystery
Townspeople, gold shopkeepers highly exposed to mercury in Peru

Environmental Science & Technology

Peruvian gold rush threatens health and environment
La Oroya legacy of lead

The Lancet

Latin America looks to violence prevention for answers
Growing up in Rio’s favelas
Cancer cluster in Chile linked to arsenic contamination
Peru makes progress on maternal health
Providing medical care in the Peruvian Amazon
Controlling Chagas’ disease in urban Peru
Traffic accidents scar Latin America’s roads


High gold prices trigger rainforest destruction in Peru

National Catholic Reporter

Staking their lives
Cambodia: Struggle for a future