Jeff Barbee

Award-winning Investigative Journalist and Filmmaker.

About Jeff

Jeffrey Barbee is an award winning investigative journalist and film maker focusing on groundbreaking environmental and science issues around the world. Numerous newspapers and magazines, including National Geographic, The Guardian and others commission his writing.
His 2015 film The High Cost of Cheap Gas has been translated into seven languages –winning numerous awards including the LA Independent Film Festival, Envirofilm, an International Award of Merit and others. He works on assignment for NOS TV in Holland, as well as on other TV and film projects.
Barbee is the director and founder of Alliance Earth, a non-profit foundation creating science and environmental reporting for the world’s media. He is also a mountaineer, photographer, expedition leader and a fellow of the Explorer’s Club.
Barbee worked for 15 years as a professional photographer for publications including the New York Times, Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune, The LA Times, The Times, GEO and others. His photography work has also been highlighted in shows at museums like The Levine Museum of the New South.


Follow the latest National Geographic series uncovering a plan by a Canadian company
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