Dawn Starin is a research asso­ciate at UCL, Lon­don and does anthro­po­log­i­cal research in West Africa and Asia. She has pub­lished in Nat­ur­al His­to­ry, Gas­tro­nom­i­ca, New York Times, New States­man, and New Inter­na­tion­al­ist, amongst others.
Culture
We Need Bats
Don't discount their 'keystone role' in our ecosystem.
Culture
The House of Reptile Lovers
Snakes, lizards and crocodiles should be worshipped—not fashion accessories.
Dispatch
The Life of Brian
As elections approach, Britain's most visible activist maintains his stubborn vigil.