Chiara de Castro

Writer

Chiara was a managing editor at GRID. She currently lives with three cats, four dogs, and a bunch of gourds.

On her first visit to the Philippines for global non-profit Oceana, the filmmaker and conservationist talked to us about being a child of the ocean.
Interview

Exploring The World's Oceans With Alexandra Cousteau

On her first visit to the Philippines for global non-profit Oceana, the filmmaker and conservationist talked to us about being a child of the ocean.

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Exploring The World's Oceans With Alexandra Cousteau

On her first visit to the Philippines for global non-profit Oceana, the filmmaker and conservationist talked to us about being a child of the ocean.

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Once famed as the Unbroken Salt of Albur, Bohol’s Asin Tibuok stands today on the brink of extinction. Amidst fire, water, and ash, the last of its makers fight to keep their traditions alive.
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The Price of Salt

Once famed as the Unbroken Salt of Albur, Bohol’s Asin Tibuok stands today on the brink of extinction. Amidst fire, water, and ash, the last of its makers fight to keep their traditions alive.

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Amid the Marawi conflict, Chiara de Castro meets with the artisans and culture bearers of Lanao del Sur, seeking to understand how cultural identity endures war and displacement.
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The Art of War

Amid the Marawi conflict, Chiara de Castro meets with the artisans and culture bearers of Lanao del Sur, seeking to understand how cultural identity endures war and displacement.

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Millions of pounds of food continue to go to waste, often due to their physical appearance. But why should looks be so important for food that’s valued for its nutrition?
Feature

Ugly Delicious

Millions of pounds of food continue to go to waste, often due to their physical appearance. But why should looks be so important for food that’s valued for its nutrition?

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Escuela Taller is teaching Filipinos in construction and conservation—for our country's most precious heritage sites.
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The Monuments Men

Escuela Taller is teaching Filipinos in construction and conservation—for our country's most precious heritage sites.

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Nonprofit organization Balyena has spent nearly a decade pursuing humpback whales across the Babuyan Islands, and return to the human communities that call these islands home.
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Sing For the Moment

Nonprofit organization Balyena has spent nearly a decade pursuing humpback whales across the Babuyan Islands, and return to the human communities that call these islands home.

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Mystic Mountains

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Patis Tesoro On Carving A Life Outside The City

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