I currently spend a lot of time at the headquarters of Al Jazeera English in Qatar. I fly back and forth between Doha and Europe, where I also produce and report for Al Jazeera.
My latest stories for Al Jazeera were on climate change, Brexit, the Dutch elections and refugees.
‘MEAT’ THE FUTURE
As the world’s population grows, our ever-increasing appetite for meat is putting heavy strains on the environment and exacerbating climate change. But what if.. lab meat could produce enough meat for the whole of Europe with just one cow? – read more
November 13, 2017
DUTCH SLAVERY: SURINAME SLAVES REGISTRY PUBLISHED ONLINE
The descendants of South American slaves in the Netherlands are being given new insight into the lives of their ancestors. – read more
July 10, 2017
NETHERLANDS SETS MODEL OF FLOOD PREVENTION
World leaders and scientists are meeting in Germany for COP23, the annual UN climate change conference. It comes as many parts of the world are feeling the effects of rising sea levels, extreme weather and floods. – read more
November 7, 2017
BREXIT: DUTCH FISHERMAN WORRIED ABOUT LOSING ACCESS TO BRITSH WATERS
Dutch fishermen fear they could be hit hard by Brexit. The British government’s decision to pull out of a Fisheries Convention is seen as a possible first step to closing more British waters to non-UK fishing boats. For Dutch fishermen that could mean losing half their catch. Al Jazeera’s Fleur Launspach reports from the fishing town of IJmuiden, in the Netherlands. – read more
July 18, 2017
CONTROVERSIAL NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERS
The silence of Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, over the Rohingya crisis has led critics to call for her award to be revoked. However, the Peace Prize committee is no stranger to controversy.
September 18, 2017 – read more
REFUGEE CRISIS : NEW HOUSING PROJECT EASES TENSIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS
Refugee numbers in Europe have doubled in the last two years, which has produced a spike in anti-immigrant sentiment. This initiative attempts to bridge the divide between refugees and locals by housing them under the same roof. Al Jazeera’s Fleur Launspach reports from Amsterdam. – read more