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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

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Alexandra Fuller’s new book details the experiences of her mother, “Nicola Fuller of Central Africa,” an honest, loving portrait of a courageous and enchantingly eccentric woman who fell in love with Africa…

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- May 28, 2012
How to Cook a Crocodile

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Part exotic cookbook, part touching memoir, How to Cook a Crocodile blends local recipes and stunning storytelling to create a uniquely African memoir. Bonnie Lee Black weaves beautiful tales from her…

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- May 21, 2012
Q&A with Luke Dollar

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Luke Dollar, a conservation biologist whose work on the fossa in Madagascar has revealed much about an otherwise esoteric species, speaks about the importance of involving people in conservation, his research…

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- Apr 30, 2012
Searching for the Fossa

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Voices for Biodiversity’s Julia Osterman takes readers on a journey to the mysterious island of Madagascar, where she spent time researching the rare fossa, the largest native predator on the island. Julia…

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- Apr 16, 2012
On the Wild Plains

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As a husband and wife photography team, Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson have traveled the globe capturing some of the rarest ecosystems, each in danger of falling off the map in the wake of habitat destruction…

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- Apr 02, 2012
Izilwane Remembers Lawrence Anthony

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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA—The world is saying goodbye this month to one of the most fascinating conservationists of this generation. Elephant Whisperer – so-called because of his ability to understand…

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- Mar 16, 2012
Expedition: Fossa

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Join photographer Joel Quimby as he ventures to Madagascar to find a carnivore and to experience life among the Malagasy people.

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- Jan 30, 2012
Seeds of Light

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The Greater Timbavati Region of South Africa encompasses some of the most diverse habitats in the world and is home to the rare white lion and other species that occur nowhere else. For more than a decade,…

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- Jan 23, 2012
The Global Impact of Climate Change

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What are the implications for indigenous or place-based cultures facing the imminent and gradually-destructive processes of climate change? There is a significant amount of literature that suggests the…

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- Jan 02, 2012
Saving Big Cats: an interview with Dr. Laurie Marker

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Dr. Laurie Marker is the co-founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, which helps protect these charismatic big cats worldwide. She helped develop international captive breeding…

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- Dec 05, 2011
From Botswana

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Thank you for joining us in reading these Field Notes from writer Sophy Burnham, an award-winning playwright, novelist, and nonfiction writer whose books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller…

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- Nov 01, 2011
The Mozambique Horse Safari

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In 2010, Oriane Lee Johnston Googled the terms Africa, Horse and Volunteer, ready for a new adventure. What she found was the website for Mozambique Horse Safari, complete with some of the most beautiful…

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- Oct 02, 2011