In Kenya, a month of suspense and uncertainty has come to an end. The supreme court has upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s March 4th victory and with that voters can start putting […]
The news: upwards of 30,000 African elephants were slaughtered last year for their ivory; notorious armed groups like the Janjaweed militia and Lord’s Resistance Army are preying on the dwindling […]
Along a dry riverbed in Kenya’s northern desert, about a hundred Samburu pastoralists are spread out in the shade of a grove of acacia trees, watching their herds of cattle […]
Read my opinion-editorial about conflict and the environment at The National.
“User wars.” That’s what I have heard it called before, and every season a different battle seems to erupt: snowmobilers vs. backcountry skiers, hikers vs. mountain bikers, worm fishermen vs. […]
Four miles from where I sit, on a path leading north into the Pasayten Wilderness in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, the footbridge over Eureka Creek is washed out. It has […]
Winter is coming. Look through the cedar-framed windows of the cabin and watch it, the white-edged clouds creeping down the cliffs and ridges of the Cascade Mountains towards you. Up […]