A collection of stories from Ethos staff members traveling around the world.
Words and Photos by KJ Hellis and Mackenzie Moran Up to my chest in frigid bog water, I cling tightly to my waders, hoping not to flood them, as I trudge through thick clay that covers the bottom of the ponds. “Where is the elodea?” I ask one of the members of the Alaskan Forest...Read More →
Words by Jordyn Brown / Illustration by Miro Merrill There is something strange that happens to the human body when there is a sense something is about to go terribly wrong. You can wake up one morning feeling completely normal, and the next with a knot in your stomach, and an unsettled feeling moving...Read More →
Words by Olivia Singer/ Photo by Will Nielsen *Full interview conducted in Spanish, translated by author* “Are you a safe driver?” we asked. He reached for his seatbelt. Click. “Of course.” Hector Luis Herrera Navarro, who drives for Uber in Queretaro, Mexico, says he sometimes forgets to use his seatbelt because his previous job...Read More →
Fikret Ibrakic stopped to read the seemingly unending stack of names etched into the slabs of stone before him. Although he had been at the memorial for the slain citizens of the Srebrenica village massacre multiple times before, he still had to take his time to find the exact ones he was looking for. After...Read More →
Shaeem Wright sits in the garden behind his West London home on a balmy summer night. The trees sway with the soft breeze as a train comes screeching to a stop at the nearby White City tube station. Wright enjoys a spliff with a friend as they celebrate the completion of his fourth EP, Cosmos/Genesis....Read More →
Words by Jordyn Brown, Photo provided by Creative Commons The terrorist attacks that occurred on November 13th, 2015 will mark a day Paris will never forget. These events sent a shockwave through the entire world, even though all of us were unaware of the aftershock that would follow for the next year. Since the...Read More →
“'If I had read a job description saying that you were going to go to Senegal to build bathrooms for two years, I’m not sure how I would have felt about it.'"...Read More →