Katie Nelson is a freelance photographer and reporter in Nairobi. On a recent trip to a bookstore, she picked up some old National Geographic magazines, including one that is quite famous. The timing, though, was quite ironic.
Marrakech feels a long way from the swing states of the US, but as the site of this year's United Nations climate conference, all eyes are on the presidential election. And Moroccans are watching closely too.
With rhinos on the verge of extinction, conservationists are turning to novel efforts to prevent poaching. Enforcement agents in South Africa are now using a DNA database to help them identify the origins of seized rhino horn.