Author: leanne a. grossman

A Matter of Life and Health: Villagers in Kazakhstan Fight Big Oil

by Leanne A. Grossman -USA- The noxious smell of rotten eggs regularly blows over the rural village of Berezovka, Kazakhstan. The fumes come directly from the Karachaganak Oil and Gas Condensate Field only five kilometers away, which emits toxic hydrogen

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Refugees in Azerbaijan Defiant and Resilient

by Leanne A. Grossman -USA- The Sumgayit Refugee Camp was nothing like I expected. Rather than mud-colored tents blowing in the wind, I encountered two half-painted cement structures surrounding a grey dirt courtyard. While it seemed a world away from