Along similar lines, and quite shocking, is the fate of Bird Island’s ‘lost boys’ and also the story of Ellen Pakkies. Have a look at our book review section – you’re in for top picks of the most riveting exposés on offer.
Curious South African culturalisms are explored in a riveting body of historic photographic work by David Goldblatt and Peter Magubane. Both photographers worked alongside each other in the same era with very different outcomes.
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• 2MP camera to capture all the memories
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Talking about cover stories, our previous cover certainly caught the attention of several readers who rightly pointed out that there are no polar bears in the Antarctic Peninsula. We exercised our creative license and ran with the image of a polar bear with penguins, as this animal is the popular poster child of our frozen northern wilderness, and there is no such poster child for the Antarctic Peninsula, which is just as much under threat as the North Pole.
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We also touch sides with South African Peter Dunn ahead of his trip to Campo on the USA’s Mexican border. Peter is walking the Pacific Coast Trail to encourage people to support the Childhood Cancer Foundation of South Africa.
Our cover story takes us to the Antarctic Peninsula, where Greenpeace is supporting a proposal by the European Union to create the biggest protected area on Earth. We certainly hope they succeed in doing so.