Standing Strong

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Meredith Ludlow

Locals in Zomba, Malawi have stripped surrounding forests for wood to be used in charcoal. While this is an easy way to make money, Malawi now has one of the highest deforestation rates in Southern Africa. As evidenced by the tree stumps in front, the hacking of this particular forest has already begun. So I soaked in the beauty and stillness while I could...

Location: Zomba Plateau, Malawi

 

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