Michael Fay - Q & A

Mike Fay
Conservationist Mike Fay stands next to the Cessna he used to travel across Africa in 2004.
Photo by Mark Christmas/National Geographic Magazine

He works in Africa studying the environment. He's walked across the Congo. He just flew over the continent taking pictures of the landscape to document how human beings, mining and modernization are devastating the land. He talked with MPR's Mary Lucia about his travels. He thinks he knows how he can improve the lives of Africans from all different countries and he says that folks like Bono - although they may have good intentions - are getting it wrong.

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