Perspective: African spirituality and African nature
Yahkat Barshep highlights the inadvertent protection/conservation of waterbirds and their habitats, through traditional religious beliefs and ancestral practices of the African people, with particular references to Nigeria.
Read more here: Wader Study Article in issue 124-2.
Illustration by Clara Cassell: a sketch of a scene depicting one of the festivals mentioned in the article.
Feature photo: Jeroen Reneerkens