James Borrell is a biodiversity scientist and science communicator researching how people and nature can adapt to environmental change.

The best bits from South Africa

With rain beating against the window, it’s becoming progressively harder to imagine the sweat inducing heat of the glorious South African sunshine. Here’s the highlights from this time last year, when I was lucky enough to spend a few months living and working on the UmPhafa Nature Reserve in Kwa-Zulu Natal. I think they’re worth dipping into, if only to remember that on the other half of the world, it’s summer.

11 Things I’ve learn’t whilst living in South Africa

Why I’ll be missing Explore

In the footsteps of a Leopard

10,000 Hits and that Monday Morning Feeling

Friday Photo: Rhino Monitoring

By all reports, research on the reserve is going from strength to strength, read the latest news here and keep up to date with progress @UmPhafa.