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The Njesi plateau expedition – a biological exploration into Mozambique’s ‘lost’ mountains

We’ve all had those moments; cold leaden skies outside leading to wistful searches for distant lands through the internet – the apparently endless portal that holds all the answers. But does it? Ten years ago, a scientist examining Google Earth satellite imagery of northern Mozambique was looking for the name of a mountain, but he couldn’t find it. Thereafter, he embarked on a remarkable story of scientific exploration in modern times, a story that opened the eyes of the world to the biological wonders of the mountains of Mozambique.

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