"Living with the Pygmies"
Alone in the African rainforest and on the brink of death, entomologist Brian Fisher finds help from an unexpected source.
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A quiet moment
When her dad is diagnosed with cancer, Abby Pond is sent on a journey home, across the world, and into a new science.
“He said, 'Why are you sitting here waiting for me to die. This is dumb.' So he kicked me out.”
Abby Pond
Generalist, Communicator, Musician and Knitter
Abby Pond recently completed her MSc in Climate Change Management at Birkbeck. Originally from Canada, she's worked as a naturalist, musician, conservationist, and flogger of websites. She has degrees or diplomas in biology, ethnobotany, and wilderness guiding. Her scientific claim to fame, to date, was the contribution of a knitted punnet square of peas for a recent exhibition at the Science Museum.
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