Alessio Bariviera is a conservationist with background fieldwork in extreme environments. Over the years he has focused on building a diverse and extensive list of credentials and, as a freelance, has sought balance and an eclectic blend of interests and abilities.
He has produced, written, and filmed with director Paolo Sodi a 60' feature film on Papua New Guinea’s indigenous people, wildlife, and the threats they have been facing. He has been collaborating with Nonpanic of Banijay Group, the world’s largest independent content creation group for television and multimedia platforms.
Most of his work is international, as photojournalist and videomaker to report environmental abuse. He has worked on assignment for international NGOs like Global Witness and OceansWatch, exposing illegal practices and corruption, and for government authorities as Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Works. His work has contributed to news articles by ABC News, Southern Weekly, The Independent, Reuters, Financial Times, and RadioNewZealand
Alessio has an extensive bushcraft and jungle survival training. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. And, as an Earth Day Ambassador, he was awarded the Patrons of Beauty prize for his conservation efforts.