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Jonathan S. Watts

Photograph by Emma Watts

About The Author

Jonathan Watts is Global Environment Editor of the Guardian and the author of the eco-travelogue, When a Billion Chinese Jump. He has is an experienced, award-winning journalist who previously served as correspondent in Japan (1996-2003), China (2003-2012) and Brazil (2012-2017). He has written extensively on climate change, deforestation, pollution and the trade in environmental stress on travels that have taken him from the Amazon and Andes to the Gobi and Himalayas.

Books by Jonathan S. Watts