St Nectan’s Kieve, Cornwall, England The waterfall in St. Nectan’s Glen has been described as one of the ten most spiritual sites in the country. It falls first into a kieve, orbasin (the Kieve is a potent symbol of Mother Earth and has long been a place of worship, reverence and healing since Celtic times). After the water leaps over a rock and into the kieve, it overflows and another waterfall carries the water to the lower level of the valley, where Condolden Barrow sits
Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered. This image by Diana Rebman was in the running for the 2013 Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species.