February Primate of the Month: Indri Lemur
January Primate of the Month: Mountain Gorilla
For Peat’s Sake
For Peat’s Sake — Honestly, peat is not something most of my life I have given much notice to. No, let me amend that – zero notice to.
When There are No Words
When There are No Words — Witnessing death is a paralyzing event. Standing and staring at charred bodies, those with whom you have spent so many loving hours, gone.
HCVs are they the magic bullet to save orang-utans or alibis to destroy?
Can palm oil plantations and biodiversity coexist? Some are placing their hopes on HCVs - High Conservation Value areas to be the magic bullet.
monday 13 april
The road to Yaoundé —
The day started in the dark a bit before 5am in Limbe, the urgency was impressed on me from everyone I spoke to, but most succinctly by Ivo my driver, "If we don't pass Douala by six we shall be stuck, so stuck, maybe two, three (wave of the hand) four hours." That began a seven and a half hour, three police stop, two truck crash, one coca-cola cannaiblization saga that terminated in one of the worst traffic messes in Yaoundé the capitol I have ever seen. But I'm writing about it, so I made it to my interviews (my next posting.)