Resource September 1, 2010

Meet Sean Gallagher


Desertification is one of the most important environmental challenges facing the world today...

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Sean Gallagher is a British photographer currently based in China. To date he has lived and worked across the world, spending extended periods of time in locations as diverse as Japan, Brazil, New Zealand, China, the United Arab Emirates and various European nations.

He specializes on reporting social and environmental issues in Asia, and his recent projects dealt with China's disappearing wetlands and its desertification crisis. His work has been published internationally, in print and online, in leading publications, and exhibited worldwide.

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