Krzysztof Story is a journalist based in Poland.

He writes reports for Tygodnik Powszechny, Gazeta Wyborcza, Continents, Travel magazine and many others. 

Krzysztof Story

Basic information

Name
Krzysztof Story
Title
Journalist
Country
Poland
City
Krakow

Supported projects

Stranded: Impact of Asbestos in Maritime Industry

  • Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Industry

ALIAĞA – Asbestos, that is especially hard to track in ships, often causes lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis. The team investigated several shipbreaking yards, including Kılıçlar in Turkey, where workers are exposed to the deadly substance without adequate protection. 

asbestos in ships

Asbestos: The Lethal Legacy

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

Asbestos is more lethal than previously known. New figures, recognised by the EU institutions, show that 70,000-90,000 Europeans die of asbestos related cancer each year.

Jesús Ropero died of mesothelioma shortly after this interview. This worker at CAF, a multinational train manufacturer in Spain, removed blue asbestos with his own hands. Photo: B. Jimenez Tejero

Pesticides at work

  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Healthcare

BRUSSELS - Suffering from Parkinson's disease or cancer, European farm workers experience inadequate recognition and failing compensation schemes, a cross-border research of media in ten European countries shows.

Illegal trade of pesticides and antibiotics in Europe

  • Environment
  • Healthcare

BRUSSELS - There is a big illegal market for pesticides and antibiotics and these substances will still be spread, when they get banned. The industry has been able to continue the use of chlorpyrifos and expect the use to grow in the coming years, despite it has a huge and bad impact on animals and humans.