Jo Chandler

Jo Chandler

Jo Chandler is an award-winning freelance journalist and author.

 Jo Chandler is an award-winning freelance journalist and author.

  • The fight to eradicate malaria in Papua New Guinea

    In Papua New Guinea the war on malaria rages on and vanguard fighter Dr Leanne Robinson is workin...

    Night lands with a thud in the tropics, sounding another round of inevitable hostilities. In the fast-gathering gloom...

    April 19, 2017
  • The man who linked kuru to cannibalism

    A chat with intrepid biologist Michael Alpers.

    The afflicted had contorted, anguished faces and tremors. As their illness progressed, they lost the ability to speak...

    May 12, 2016
  • Defender of New Guinea’s hidden life

    He came for the insects, now he’s a hero.

    On a beach overlooking the luminous waters of Nagada Harbour, beneath colossal mango trees, lie the ramshackle headqu...

    January 4, 2016
  • Wade Davis walks on the wild side

    Anthropologist, ethnobotanist and author, Wade Davis.

    As an undergraduate at Harvard University in the early 1970s, Wade Davis was the archetypal student of the era – rest...

    June 8, 2015

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