Photographer. Environmentalist. Humanist. Adventure, wilderness, and art have taught Alex to how to see the world through diverse lenses, how to listen, and how to make small steps daily to try and make this world a better place. Alex has honed a unique skill set in documenting issues around Climate Change, the environment, and the world's rich diversity in culture. His passion for connecting with people, places, and stories have taken him to many corners of the world. As a witness to environmental destruction on a monumental scale, the lasting impacts of colonization, and pressing development issues many communities face today, Alex is a fierce advocate for the environment, climate, and for people. Basaraba's images weave compassion, beauty, and resistance with a resilience that illuminates the true human spirit. Based in Colorado, Alex is a contract photographer, educator, and researcher who works across North America, Asia, and Pacific. In addition, he is an expedition leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions.