Articles by Elisabetta Zavoli
Born in Rimini (Italy) in 1976. She is graduated in Environmental Sciences at University of Bologna in 2001 (110/110 cum laude) and began working as a chemist for an Italian company. In 2005, by the influence of photographer Lidia Bagnara, she focused on developing her photographic vision. She attended Graffiti School of Photography in Rome, directed by photographer Gianni Pinnizzotto. In october 2009, she was selected for attending the first "Photojournalism Masterclass" at Contrasto Agency in Milan, directed by Denis Curti, and since then she started her career as photojournalist. In 2012, she has attended "Identity Masterclass" directed by photographer and curator Enrico Bossan, head of photography department at Fabrica and editor of COLORS magazine. Since 2005, she has extensively travelled North America (Canada, USA and Mexico), working exclusively with analogical films. Since 2009, for three years, she has been living in Algiers, documenting the reasons for the missing revolution in Algeria, during the so-called "Arab Spring". Since August 2012, she is based in Jakarta, Indonesia, working primarily on environmental and social issues connected with climate change.
Conservation in madagascar
- Audio: Amazon tribe’s traditional medicine encyclopedia gets an update, and conservation effectiveness in Madagascar examined
- CITES rejects Madagascar’s bid to sell rosewood and ebony stockpiles
- Abandoned by their sponsors, Madagascar’s orphaned parks struggle on
Indonesias forest guardians
- For Papuan villagers practicing conservation, a bid to formalize the familiar
- In rural Indonesia, a village learns to embrace its forest through sustainability
- Protecting a forest in the land of the Indonesian deer-pig
- Experience or evidence: How do big conservation NGOs make decisions?
- Does community-based forest management work in the tropics?
- Cash for conservation: Do payments for ecosystem services work?
Southeast asian infrastructure
- Indonesian conservation bill stirs debate over geothermal rigs, private guards
- Can the Solomon Islands’ Gold Ridge Mine serve as a new model for resource extraction in the South Pacific?
- Indonesia’s big development push in Papua: Q&A with program overseer Judith J. Dipodiputro
- Latin America-Europe trade pact to include historic indigenous rights clause
- Militarization and mining a dangerous mix in Venezuelan Amazon
- Ferrogrão grain railway threatens Amazon indigenous groups, forest
- DNA analysis shows Sumatran rhinos peaked during last Ice Age, never recovered
- Petition for Indonesian government to save Sumatran rhino garners global support
- Biofuel project near India’s rhino heartland sparks protests
- Indonesians race to save their disappearing lakes, before it’s too late
- Indonesians plant trees to nurse seagrass back to health in Wakatobi
- Jakarta reclamation project allowed to resume, but opposition remains