Chris Arsenault

Land and property rights correspondent

Executive summary: Chris Arsenault covers land and resource issues for the Thomson Reuters Foundation from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Languages spoken: English English Spanish Spanish

Chris Arsenault is a Brazil-based reporter for the Thomson Reuters Foundation covering land and resource issues. He received a Gold prize at the UN Correspondents Awards in 2015 for his work covering food security issues in Rome. Prior to joining the Foundation he was a senior producer at Al Jazeera english reporting on Latin America, social justice issues and energy politics. He held the Wolfson Press Fellowship at Cambridge University and has a masters degree in environmental history from the University of British Columbia. He is the author of two books, including 'Blowback: A Canadian History of Agent Orange and the War at Home'.

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