Monthly Archives: September 2007

The Dancing Jewel

On a blazing hot day in the Kerio Valley, in north-western Kenya, I took respite from the midday sun by a stream shaded by gigantic ancient fig trees. The Kerio valley is an extension of the Great Rift Valley. It is a stunning geographical feature with waterfalls plunging from cloud forests down 3,000 – 4,000 […]

Gotta Love Bugs

Hi, my name is Dino Martins and I have a passion for bugs and telling people about them. I’m a Kenyan entomologist, an artist, naturalist and writer. I’m currently conducting research in evolution and ecology at Harvard as a PhD student. I’ve been studying a wide range of insect species in East Africa including baboons, […]