Lea Szulewicz is an independent French journalist focused on environmental investigation.

She has worked on the 2nd season of Green Warrior, a science-based investigative TV series about environmental scandals, produced by Premières Lignes and finalist for the 2022 Albert Londres Prize. Member of the Environmental Investigative Forum network, she participated in the « Investigate West Africa » program organized by CiFAR (Civil Forum for Asset Recovery) and to various collaborative cross-border investigations. Stories covered issues such as environmental damages, but also illegal financing flows and corruption.

Lea Szulewicz

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Lea Szulewicz
Environmental damages, illegal financing flows and corruption

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Perenco's black oil in the DRC

  • Environment
  • Exploitation

MALELA - This investigation documents the company's environmental damage in a Mangrove natural park, foremost among which is its ground-level flaring, a practice that has been banned in the country since 2015, and which is the cause of very high CO2 emissions and very significant nuisance for agricultural activities, the main means of subsistence for the populations.