Boštjan Videmšek

Boštjan Videmšek (1975) is a war correspondent who has reported on all major conflicts over the past 25 years. In the last six years, he has focused his work on the consequences of climate change, looking for solutions. His work has been published in The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Stern, Boston Globe, CNN, BBC, Wired, National Geographic, El Figaro, Forbes and Vice, among others. He is the author of eight books on modern conflicts and migration. His book Plan B: pionirji boja s podnebno krizo in prihodnost mobilnosti (Plan B: How Not to Lose Hope in the Times of Climate Crisis) (UMco, 2020; translated into English, Portuguese and Croatian), a book about promising practices in the fight against climate change, was named the 2020 Book of the Year in Slovenia. His latest work of nonfiction, Zadnji dve: Najin in Fatu: reševanje vrste na robu izumrtja (The Last Two: Battle to Save Northern White Rhinos) (UMco, 2022) – which he co-authored with his wife Maja Prijatelj Videmšek – is about to be published in the US by Rowman & Littlefield. His most acclaimed book in English Dispatches from the Frontlines of Humanity (Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2019). He has just published his first novel Vojni dnevnik (War Diary) (UMco, 2023) and is also the author of two theatre plays.

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