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.
In a moving personal essay Jemma Neville shares her experience of working as a volunteer at the Kara Tepe refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesvos.
Malachy Tallack navigates the dangerous roads of Kangaroo Island.
New York City Beach Guide author Gordon Macrae takes a trip to Barren Island.