Monthly Archives: September 2008

Rainforest insects…

Here are some more interesting insects from Kakamega Forest in Western Kenya. Lirhanda Hill emerges from the green blanket of forest covered in lush grass and topped with gnarled protea bushes.   There are some beautiful large trees in the relatively undisturbed forest that clothes one flank of the hillside…  Lots of different insects frequent the top of the […]

A Vanishing Lake?

Hello – I’ve been meaning to run a number of posts on the changing environment in East Africa. As pretty much everyone is aware, there are a lot of changes taking place globally, with shifting weather patterns having serious effects on many different habitats. In Kenya, and much of East Africa, drylands are very sensitive to […]