Laurence Cornet is a freelance journalist based between France, the U.S. and Colombia. She worked extensively around the Mediterranean as a photography critic, curator and editor before moving to New York and working with photographers on stories ranging from society to environment and science as a writer, producer and sound engineer. In Colombia, she has covered stories about the human and environmental impact of the exploitation of resources in La Guajira, as well as on what the transition towards peace means for local farmers. Thanks to the IWMF’s support, Laurence will investigate with photographer Gaia Squarci the re-appropriation of nature following the peace process, from the point of view of biodiversity and tourism. Laurence has collaborated with Vogue, Newsweek, The Guardian, Huck, MSNBC and Harper’s Bazaar, among others. She is an active member of non-profit initiatives supporting photography, such as the photozine Dog Food and the photojournalism collective #Dysturb.