This is no simple story, but one of a generational mining community on the brink of social change and an often thankless, hard-won battle for ecological recognition in the heart of coal country.
Recent sighting of a leopard in the Campo-Ma’an National Park area of Southern Cameroon shows the importance of conservation efforts.
Fracking in Botswana could have an impact not only the country’s groundwater, but also that of Namibia and South Africa.
Around Australia, and the world, national parks are under threat from the curious paradox of luxury ecotourism.
Efforts to conserve nature needs to include communities.