Paul Brown is a former environment correspondent for The Guardian. In that role, he travelled to more than 50 countries, and to the Arctic and Antarctic regions. He has written 10 books − eight on environmental subjects, including four for children − and written scripts for television documentaries. In 1997, he began training journalists by running workshops in developing countries for a number of different organisations, including The Guardian Foundation and the UN Environment Programme, and he has now conducted more than 40 workshops in 20 countries. He is a fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge, the Geologists’ Association, the Royal Geographical Society, and the Society of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce.