Recent Single Images

A preview of recent and ongoing projects that have not been posted, published, or in some cases are not yet completed.

Fisheries // Závora, Mozambique

Commission for Rare. Image library and participatory photography program related to fisheries management and ocean conservation in Závora, Mozambique.

Isolated Amazon (NGO & magazine)

Upper Amazon Conservancy & Cover Story for Science Magazine. Indigenous tribes in the Amazon face social/environmental pressure. also with Pulitzer Center, featured in The New York Times and PDN.

Wildland Fire Ecology (magazine)

Cover Story for Nature Conservancy. I trained as a wildland firefighter working with the Southern Rockies Wildland Fire Module, to document their work reintroducing fire to fire-adapted landscapes.

USAID Conservation Enterprises

Commission with USAID. A 20-year look at investments in economic development for biodiversity conservation.

Women's Health in Nepal (NGO)

Commission for One Heart Worldwide & NYAGI. Awareness and fundraising story content for partnered NGOs focused on women's health care in rural Nepal.

Reclaiming Our Food (book)

Book Commission. In 2012, the American Library Association named "Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Movement is changing the way we eat" one of the top 10 books on the Environment.

Manuel // El Rincon, Colombia (NGO)

Commission for Rare. Don Manuel Vicente Restrepo farms in El Rincon, Colombia. Through an innovative program of reciprocal water agreements, Manuel is benefitting financially as well as working to protect water resources.

Mayumi // Ancón, Peru (unpublished)

Personal Project. Ancón is a Peruvian fishing village with thousands of years of history harvesting food from the sea. Today, local fishermen are working to assure the same for generations to come.

Rodel // Caringo, Philippines (NGO)

Commission for Rare. I spent three weeks in San Miguel Bay, Philippines living with fisherman Rodel Bolaños and his family on Caringo Island to document their daily lives.

Local Food & Sustainable Agriculture

Core On-Going Theme. A decade-long focus on small farms and local agriculture across the U.S. producing hundreds of magazine articles, several books, exhibitions, and keynote presentations across the country.

Mid-Atlantic Fisheries (magazine)

Feature Story for Nature Conservancy. An editorial photo essay around the MARCO Data Portal exploring the economic importance and culture depth of fisheries on the Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States.

Mining the Peruvian Andes

Assignment Supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting exploring various news stories related to extractive industries in the Peruvian Andes and the Pope's encyclical on the environment.

Understanding Ocean Users (NGO)

Commission for Point97, Ecotrust, & The Nature Conservancy profiling the people and places related to the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal, an online toolkit to consolidate data for visualizing ocean resources and human use.

CA's Independent Fishermen (NGO)

Commission for Ecotrust & Community Fisheries Network profiling independent fishermen and local markets for fish in San Francisco and San Diego California.

Green Chimneys (NGO)

Commissions for Green Chimneys. Green Chimneys provides children with disabilities animal-assisted therapy and educational programs. For 15 years I have photographed the animals, and in 2014 we published a book of animal portraits.

People of the Forest (NGO)

Commission for Rare & Exhibition. I traveled to Borneo to document the communities in and around Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve producing a book and exhibition to help inform programs on habitat restoration and orangutan reintroductions.

Conservation Journal

Exhibition. Drawing from various assignments over the years, this collection explores the complexity of issues ranging from fisheries and forestry to water and food as seen through the people who live with and rely on these resources.

Jason Houston, photographer

Jason Houston's work explores how we live on the planet and with each other, looking at the environment through community and culture, and humanitarian concern.
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