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Nouabalé-Ndoki

This is where I live and what I work to protect. Described by National Geographic as “one of the last truly wild places on earth” Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in northern […]
Nouabalé-Ndoki

WCS

The Wildlife Conservation Society protect more than two million square miles of wild places, in over 50 countries across the world. Their mission statement is to save wildlife and wild places through […]
WCS

A tougher approach

Imagine an Artic scene: it is minus 20°C, an icy wind is howling and there is snow as far as the eye can see. A man, standing on a sleigh, is being pulled along by a team of huskies. They are racing towards a distant shelter, towards warmth and survival.
A tougher approach

Sewing hope

This story is from the eastern edge of the Congo Basin, from a little town called Rumonge in the mountain kingdom of Burundi. Five years ago Eeva and I were […]
Sewing hope

Life in C.A.R.

In something of an oxymoron, you get quite used to being shocked when you’ve lived in the Central African Republic for six months. Whether it was seeing my first dead […]
Life in C.A.R.

Back in Africa

Six weeks, eight countries. I’ve just got back to Africa after a busy break back home in Europe. I went to the world’s largest travel show (more about why soon), […]
Back in Africa