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Forest plants on the back of a traditional healer's motorcycle in the Tobe...
Karin Ostertag and Dassi Bah, a Vodoun (Voodoo) adept, looking out over the...
A fetish in the Tobe protected forest. Some 350 hectares in area, the forest...
Sunlight filters through tree leaves in the Tobe protected forest. Some 350...
A machete on a traditional healer's motorcycle in the Tobe protected forest.
Yakubu Salifou with his yam crop on land that he says was once forest near...
'Petit Robert', a traditional healer, at his home in Bougo. He relies heavily...
'Petit Robert', a traditional healer, gathering leaves from his stocks to...
Traditional priest Yatta Chabi Ota outside the Vodoun (Voodoo) temple in...
Abdou Dramane (52), a former hunter and now an eco-guard in the sacred forest...
Looking up into a tree in a sacred forest in Kikele. The forest is home to...
Traditional priest Yatta Chabi Ota with a sacred tree on the edge of a sacred...
Yaya Chabi Ota (45), an eco-guard in the sacred forest he protects in Kikele.
Refuse and the remnants of a rubbish fire surround a sign on the edge of a...
Aboudou Wassiou Dramane (23) clearing land for crops on the edge of a sacred...
Yaya Chabi Ota, an eco-guard, walking the boundary of a sacred forest in...
Laissi Achade, 40, an eco-guard, rests against a tree in a sacred forest in...
Laissi Achade (40), an eco-guard, walking past broken-down latrines on the...
The remains of a burnt tree stump on land being cleared for agriculture near...
Christian statues at Arigbo Grotto Marian pilgrimage site. A traditional...
Tree roots subsuming a donation box at Arigbo Grotto Marian pilgrimage site. A...
The Arigbo Grotto Marian pilgrimage site. A traditional Vodoun (Voodoo) fetish...
Desire Segla mooring a pirogue in a wetland conservation area established by...
Mathieu Toviehou of NGO GRABE Benin (Groupe de Recherche et d'Action pour le...
A strip of red cloth signifies that the owner of a grove of oil palm trees has...
Lone trees that tower above the brush below stark reminders of how much forest...
Felix Gbetekanlin, who estimates his age at 65, is a traditional healer and...
Traditional healer, Felix Gbetekanlin, who estimates his age at 65, showing...
Sessouhouede Anagonou, who estimates her age at 67, collecting fallen wood for...
Sessouhouede Anagonou, who estimates her age at 67, collecting fallen wood for...
Rigobert Dossou, who estimates his age at 60, carrying cassava tubers on the...
A lone Kapok tree (Ceiba petandra) on the edge of a sacred forest grove in the...
A home in the village of Agonme. The village is bordered by the vestiges of a...
A sign at a sanctuary for red-bellied monkeys, also known as the...
In 1996 Peter Neuenschwander was struck by this imposing kola tree in Drabo...
A juvenile red-bellied monkey, also known as the white-throated guenon or...
Peter Neuenschwander in the tropical forest reserve and monkey sanctuary that...
Peter Neuenschwander in the tropical forest reserve and monkey sanctuary that...
Peter Neuenschwander in the tropical forest reserve and monkey sanctuary that...
Peter Neuenschwander in the tropical forest reserve and monkey sanctuary that...
A red-bellied monkey, also known as the white-throated guenon or red-bellied...
Beninese scientists and conservationists Gboja Mariano Houngbedji (left) and...
Beninese conservationists Alfred Oga (left) and Yves Olatoundji supervising a...
Forest guards Clement Zounmenou (left) and Dominic Hounton in a small sacred...
Seikpon Arakoue and his son Ignace Isatchon, members of a land-owning clan and...
Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, on the site of what is intended to be a forest...
Sebastien Bio, a member of a land-owing clan and the forest protection...
Karin Ostertag and one of her dogs on an outcrop above the Tobe protected...
Mathieu, armed with his shotgun, in a cashew plantation near the village of...
Issossimam Assis (32), a forest guard, at his camp on the edge of the...
'Petit Robert', a traditional healer, at his home in Bougou. He relies heavily...
Ali 'Baba' Biao who instigated moves to protect what remains of a sacred...
Abdou Dramane (52), a former hunter and now an eco-guard in the sacred forest...
Yaya Chabi Ota, an eco-guard in the sacred forest he protects in Kikele. The...
Aboudou Wassiou Dramane (23) clearing land for crops on the edge of a sacred...
Appolinaire Oussou Lio, the founder of the NGO GRABE Benin (Groupe de...
Helene Tovitounhlan (40), standing in a bed of forest plants used in...
Sedogbo Mehounou (72) is a member of a village committee responsible for a...
Semassa Adande is a member of a village committee responsible for a tiny...
Raymond Hinnouhou Adokpo (77) is the guardian of a kapok tree (Ceiba petandra)...
Felix Gbetekanlin, who estimates his age at 65, is a traditional healer and...
Orphee Lokossou, Head of the Department of Personnel, Materials and Finance at...
Peter Neuenschwander in the tropical forest reserve and monkey sanctuary that...
Using an Android tablet and mobile app to record plant biodiversity in a small...
Using an Android tablet and mobile app to record plant biodiversity in a small...
Beninese conservationist Alfred Oga supervising a biodiversity survey in a...
Fabienne Boton (30) using an Android tablet and mobile app to record plant...
Local youth cross the Oueme River to a small sacred forest grove on the...
A man rubs his eyes as local youth cross the Oueme River to a small sacred...
An observer holds a bone between his toes as Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner,...
Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, demonstrates how he consults the oracle at his home...
An observer's clenched fists concealing objects that reveal meaning as Kakpo...
Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, demonstrates how he consults the oracle at his home...
Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, demonstrates how he consults the oracle at his home...
Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, demonstrates how he consults the oracle at his home...
Fetishes and the bones of sacrificed animals at an altar at the home of Kakpo...
Bones of sacrificed animals at the home of Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, at his...
The skull of a sacrificed animal at the home of Kakpo Somonnin, a diviner, at...
Symbols and images painted a rock wall in a Dogon village, that sits beneath...
Fetish masks housed in a Dogon village at the top of the Bandiagara...
Fetish masks housed in a Dogon village at the top of the Bandiagara...
Fetish masks housed in a Dogon village at the top of the Bandiagara...
Kanaga masks housed in a Dogon village at the top of the Bandiagara...
Fetish masks housed in a Dogon village at the top of the Bandiagara...
Dogon masked dancers at the Festival sur le Niger.
02/2015
A follower of the John Frum movement with 'U.S.A' painted in red on his chest...
02/2012
Tanna islanders, and followers of the John Frum movement, holding wooden guns...
02/2012
A boy in a skeleton costume at the entrance to Mewau village in Southern...
10/2013
Two men from Yaohnanen village hold portraits of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke...
02/2012
A follower of the John Frum movement, 'U.S.A' painted in red on his chest,...
02/2012
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