kira walker

I’m an independent journalist and photographer focusing on the environment and biocultural diversity across the Mediterranean and West Asia. Thanks for stopping by.

Southern Spain’s ancient water network sustains life but faces an uncertain future | Atlas Obscura

“Sowing water” in this mountainous region has been crucial for people, crops, and biodiversity for more than a millennium. HIGH

Sowing a secure future beyond seed banks | Nature Middle East

Gene banks play a vital role in safeguarding critical plant biodiversity, but boosting regional food security ultimately requires improving farmers’

The revival of a historic journey across Spain | BBC Future Planet

A resurgence in pastoralism, one of the world’s more sustainable food systems, could help Spain adapt to climate change and