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The strident call of the Woodland Kingfisher proclaims the arrival of spring in South Africa, and the return of the bird from its winter visit to the north. Whilst enjoying a morning walk, we noticed a…

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In May 2013, young and ambitious conservationist Jairo Mora Sandoval was abducted, beaten, and brutally murdered while protecting leatherback turtle nests on a beach on Costa Rica’s Atlantic coast. The…

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by Clare Helen Galloway

Geologist and journalist Clare Galloway, whose artwork illustrates the stark beauty of life in southern Africa, lives on a game farm outside Okahanja, Namibia. Join her as she takes the reader on a journey…

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