“Vanishing: A Climate Change Journey” is about a series of places that are all linked by a common thread — they are extremely imperiled by climate change. My journey will focus on the communities, landscapes and species being impacted. It’s an expedition of loss but also of resilience; exploring what people are doing or possibly neglecting to do to adapt, prepare, understand and fight against this loss.
The purpose of this journey is to experience these places and to tell their stories through photography and interviews. In many ways, I feel like I'm taking this journey for everyone that can't and I'm utilizing Instagram/Facebook to do the bulk of the sharing along with longer-form storytelling and writing via blogging or other articles.
Currently, I'm funding this journey entirely myself through savings and by renting out my apartment in NYC. I had enough to get started so I embarked but continuing this expedition for a year or more will be difficult as costs for travel add up in unexpected ways. Additional funds will allow me to explore more places but also dive deeper into certain locations through access to guides, specialized transit and activities.
I've had lot of inquiries about how they can help so I started this Go Fund Me campaign. Every little bit helps. If you decide to donate over $100, provide me your address, and I'll send you a postcard from somewhere in the world.