February 28, 2017

Out of the forest

After a seemingly endless hike over the thousand hills of the Kabobo Massif, surviving a merciless rain and a descent of over 1800 metres of altitude, […]
February 23, 2017

Marina of the micromammals

Marina leaves early each morning. The route she has to walk is long. The first phototraps are a few hills away. She placed them there herself […]
February 21, 2017

An unexpected suprise

In 2012 in the forest of Bururi in Burundi a group of researchers from the California Academy of Sciences and the University of Texas at El […]
February 19, 2017

Kilicha River: the heart of the forest

There are in our collective imagination a few images that capture the essence of specific places. Kilicha River is an example, exactly matching the idea of […]
February 15, 2017

Kabobo Massif

“Kabobo” announces Mulenda, our inexhaustible guide. After a 5 hour hike, we leave the thick bamboo woods and for the first time in many days we […]
February 14, 2017


The signs are unmistakable: the wind changes, the sky darkens and a mirror the colour of petrol expands over the lake. “Inakuja”, the rain is coming. […]
February 13, 2017

The frog’s identity

It’s half past ten in the evening when finally, after 15 hours of uninterrupted work, Anita turns off her headlamp. She has just completed the last […]