Giza likizidi, kucha kunakaribia ~ Swahili proverb
When darkness becomes more intense, dawn is near.
Every cloud has a silver lining, even Covid-19. The above Swahili proverb is one we can relate to right now. As many people are facing their darkest hour, we know that it won’t last forever. New corona cases are slowing in many countries and a gradual easing of lockdown measures in Europe and Asia shines light at the end of the tunnel.
A peaceful sunset in an empty Masai Mara
But we are also hopeful of something else. Something deeper and longer-lasting. We are hopeful of a new dawn for humankind in terms of the impact that we, as humans, have on our planet. Nothing sums up our sentiments better than the powerfully emotive and thought-provoking video ‘A Letter From The Pandemic’ created by wildlife photographer Robin Moore. If you haven’t seen it yet, we urge you to watch it.
“Now, as the Earth stops to take a collective deep breath, you have a rare opportunity to reimagine and redefine your place in the world, and to restore the natural balance.” ~ A Letter From the Pandemic