Blue Bay Marine National Park in Mauritius is a place abounding with corals, fish and turtles, writes Bashir Cassimally.
Under the blistering summer sun, adventurer Ian Packham explores the religious and cultural connections that many Sri Lankans have with the Mahaweli Ganga, the country’s longest river, which he followed in its entirety, 208 miles from source to sea.
The tropical rainforest of southeastern Peru contains oxbow lakes that are home to giant otters and black caiman. Surrounded by a sea of forest, biologist and conservationist Jessica Groenendijk, has come to see these bodies of water as islands offering an escape into stillness.
Marcel Krueger traces a path through the rugged hills and troubled histories of Rathlin Island, the northernmost point of Northern Ireland.
Thirty years on, Catherine Young reflects on her experience of working as a naturalist on Raspberry Island in Lake Superior, where she lived alone in the keeper’s quarters of a lighthouse.
Julian Hanna finds promise in the periphery during a trip to Svalbard.