New Internationalist

Articles by Dawn Starin

Bats: not just pests

As the British parliament debates the damage bats cause in churches, Dawn Starin argues that it’s time to revise the ‘creepy’ animal’s reputation – before it’s too late.

  • July 1, 2013
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The Gambia

A profile of Africa’s smallest and most densely populated country.

  • October 1, 2011
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Tourism in The Gambia: Cardboard cut-outs or the real thing?

Wandering around a market in The Gambia, among piles of broken toilet seats, fake designer gear, horns and shea butter, Dawn Starin finds fascinating people off the tourist trail.

  • July 20, 2011
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Guinea-Bissau

A profile of the West African state

  • January 1, 2011
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Time will tell

Dawn Starin hopes that one day the women of the Gambia will escape the horror of female genital mutilation.

  • October 21, 2010
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