Reporting and photography by Tom Knudson

Award-winning journalism and more:
Good environmental stories do not come easy or cheap. They are the result of weeks and often months of research, interviews and travel. Check here in coming months to find some of my stories over the years, reported from places as distant as the Rift Valley in Ethiopia, the `tar sands' of Canada and the high country of Yosemite National Park. If you are interested in environmental stories that take you beyond the day's headlines, you are likely to find something here that will interest you. Click on the +MENU to explore a range of subjects from the hidden costs of Starbucks
East African coffee to the destruction of rain forests in tropical Indonesia driven to the abuse of Latino forest workers on public lands in the western United States….
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Check out my new photo gallery: Birds of Africa.