Nils Adler
Nils Adler
Photojournalist based in London, UK

Adler Media


Past Projects


A Beautiful menace

How a Kenyan invention could save lakeside fishing communities by turning an invasion of water weeds into biogas and fertiliser.

Lake Victoria, 2018

Urban Farming in Kampala

Residents of Kampala are finding innovative solutions to the growing challenges of urbanisation by cultivating their own living spaces and re-using plastics.

Kampala, Jinja, 2018

Published: The Guardian (UK), El País (ES)

El único país de Europa donde el aborto es un completo tabú... hasta ahora

Malta es uno de los últimos Estados del mundo que prohíbe a la interrupción del embarazo en toda circunstancia. Pero el movimento maltés por el derecho a decedir empieza a harcerse oír.

Malta, 2018

Published: El País (ES)

Idle lands

Embezzlement, land-grabbing and broken promises remain the unfortunate legacy of a Swedish government funded program that had intended to reduce poverty through private sector investment.

Northern Mozambique, 2017

Published: The New Internationalist (UK), El País (ES)


Northern Mozambique has one of the highest prevalence rates of albinism in the world; many young children with the condition live under the threat of kidnap and death as their body parts are considered by some to have ‘healing powers’.

Northern Mozambique, 2017

Published: Marie Claire, El País (ES)


As ever increasing numbers of Syrians flee their homes in search of refuge in Turkey, employers operating in the informal market have taken advantage of their destitution.

Istanbul , 2016

Published: The Telegraph (UK), El País (ES)


Beatings, psychological torture and forced viewings of executions were inflicted on the young in villages under jihadist control.

Northern Iraq , 2016

Published: The Sunday Telegraph (UK), El País (ES)

A hidden epidemic in Ukraine

Ukraine has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in Europe, according to the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. The country, and Eastern Europe as a whole, has seen high numbers of infections since the collapse of the Soviet Union -- and much of it has been driven by drug use.

Ukraine, 2016

Published: CNN, Days Japan, Buzzfeed



Nils Adler is a British-Swedish journalist whose work focuses on the impact of conflict on marginalised groups in Society.

He is currently working on an ‘innovation series’ which looks to highlight lesser-known responses to environmental issues.

Nils has written for a wide range of publications and his photographs have been featured in The Guardian and El País.

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