A short reflection on Kawah Ijen, Java – Lucy Hart

Kawah Ijen is an active composite volcano, located within the Pleistocene Ijen caldera, at the Easternmost part of Java island, Indonesia; the volcano complex is a group of small stratovolcanoes, constructed within the 20-km-wide caldera. This summer I was lucky enough to see Kawah Ijen for myself. Kitted with gas masks and walking boots, we ascended…

The End of Ecuador’s Conservation Innovation

Words by Zoe Rasbash Yesterday, the first images of the suspected PetroAmazonas oil pipeline were released. Satellite images reveal the pipeline snaking across one of the oldest and most bio-diverse areas of the Amazon rainforest, the Yasunî National Park in Ecuador, arguably the most contentious oil drilling sites of the last decade. But there is…