Resonate Magazine – Photo essay: A SOURCE-TO-SEA CANOE JOURNEY ALONG RIVER GAMBIA

From December 2012 to January 2013, Jason Florio and Helen Jones-Florio co-led the first recorded source-to-sea expedition by canoe along the 1130 km length of River Gambia. The two traced the river from its humble source in the remote highlands of Guinea through Senegal and into The Gambia, where it widens to nearly 14 kmContinue reading “Resonate Magazine – Photo essay: A SOURCE-TO-SEA CANOE JOURNEY ALONG RIVER GAMBIA”

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Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio

Guinea’s Simandou mountains hold the largest untapped iron-ore deposit on the planet. Now a consortium of China-connected companies is moving ahead with a plan that jeopardizes one of the most biologically rich ecosystems in Africa. – words by Sheridan Prasso – Bloomberg China’s Quest for Iron Worries Mount About Mining for Iron in Guinea  “WeContinue reading “Bloomberg: China’s Quest for Iron – film & photography by Jason Florio”

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IG: Jason Florio on assignment in Guinea-Conakry

Jason Florio is a multi-award winning photojournalist, and filmmaker. Currently based in The Gambia, West Africa, where he has been covering the region, and beyond, for over 20 years. floriophoto.com Follow on IG for regular updates @jasonflorio / @floriophotos For assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here

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Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa

Decemeber 2012: ‘Labé, the capital of Guinea-Conakry, up in the Fouta Djallon, is motorcycle city, overrun with thousands of Chinese-made bikes – and ‘moto taxis’ are the way to travel, carrying a minimum of 2-3 passengers a piece. As we walked around the town, we had to constantly dart out of  the way as  aContinue reading “Moto-Taxi boys – Labé’s got style, Guinea-Conakry, West Africa”

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