What does poaching look like? Well, the strange truth is that despite living in the middle of the rainforest, and working on a team who spends most their time trying […]
Some photos from my time so far in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo.
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 […]
A neighbour came round to visit my house today…
I wish I had been in the forest. I knew it was going to be a unique opportunity to experience something magical in a place that I’ve spent almost a […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
I am starting to loose track of the incredible stories I encounter, so I’ve decided to start a new series of posts “Africa, believe it or not” where I document […]
If you had to choose, would you save a dying culture, or a dying ecosystem? This is a battle being fought across Africa and it is a question that brings […]
Exploring the relationship between declining wildlife populations and instability in human society.
The view of the sunset from my window yesterday evening, plus a couple of other snaps taken over the last month. https://goo.gl/photos/Mkry4tQHfjhMVEm59
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 […]
Six months ago, in October 2015, Eeva and I arrived here in the Central African Republic to volunteer for the WWF. Giving up a successful career in your thirties is […]
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), […]