Naser Al Wasmi is a reporter for The National, an English-language daily based in the UAE. His reporting focuses on Gulf politics, socio-economic issues, sustainable development and ocean conservation. During his five years with The National, he has reported throughout the Middle East and North Africa, from Senegal to Iraq, on topics ranging from marine coastal destruction in the Arabian Gulf to the Syrian refugee crisis. He also hosts a weekly podcast, Behind the Headlines, and has contributed to the Arabic-language daily, Al Ittihad.

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