Lucy Sherriff

Lucy Sherriff is a freelance multimedia journalist based between Colombia and Los Angeles. She covers climate change and human rights. 

Four men stand outside in a valley near a river bed

Small hydropower plants threaten Montenegro's last free-flowing rivers in a bid for cleaner energy

As Montenegro shifts from coal toward cleaner energy, new hydropower plants are springing up all over the Balkan region. But renewable energy doesn’t always mean green.

Small hydropower plants threaten Montenegro's last free-flowing rivers in a bid for cleaner energy
People stand with face masks on the verandah of a yellow hospital building.

A raging TB epidemic in Papua New Guinea threatens to destabilize the entire Asia Pacific

A raging TB epidemic in Papua New Guinea threatens to destabilize the entire Asia Pacific
neris and daughters

This Indigenous tribe in Colombia is run solely by women

This Indigenous tribe in Colombia is run solely by women
coca leaves in a man's hands in Colombia

A push to legalize coca leaf production in Colombia

A push to legalize coca leaf production in Colombia
Kriti Sharma

Meet Pegg, a gender-neutral robot assistant

Meet Pegg, a gender-neutral robot assistant
Tiina Sanila-Aikio

These Sámi women are trying to keep their native Skolt language alive

Tiina Sanila-Aikio, 34, is head of the Sámi people in Finland, the only indigenous population recognized in the European Union. She's also the creator of the world’s first Skolt-language rock albums — a Sámi language spoken by just 300 people.

These Sámi women are trying to keep their native Skolt language alive
Xinca

An Argentine startup that makes shoes from discarded tire scraps and employs single mothers

Xinca currently employs 25 women from rural areas, where much of the production is done.

An Argentine startup that makes shoes from discarded tire scraps and employs single mothers