LONDON/NAIROBI, May 24 – Individual readers and libraries interested in conservation and biodiversity can now digitally subscribe to Swara Magazine, the quarterly magazine of the East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS). The fully-searchable modern archive will grow with each issue added and is available seamlessly across web, iOS and Android devices.

Swara Magazine, first published in 1959 as Wild Life, is widely considered the “voice of conservation” in East Africa. The publication – Swara, the Kiswahili word for the impala, a large antelope of the African plains – aims to create a collaborative space for sharing information, enabling useful connections, and stimulating better public understanding and debate. Its prestigious contributors report on the complex issues and solutions in 21st -century wildlife and habitat management alongside award-winning photography.

The neat interface of the Exact Editions’ platform organises issues intuitively into stacks to facilitate easy browsing. The advanced search function can be used by both individual and institutional readers to locate references to specific species, areas or other keywords at the touch of a button.

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Editor John Nyaga commented, “We are thrilled to have collaborated with Exact Editions to create such a smart-looking collection of digital issues that can be so easily accessed for both general interest and research purposes.”

Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, remarked: “Swara Magazine has a rich history and this modern archive will appeal greatly to readers who are studying conservation, the East African region or environmentalism, whether on a personal or academic basis.”

About East African Wild Life Society:

East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) is a membership-based non-governmental conservation organisation founded in 1956 through the merger of Kenyan and Tanzanian Wildlife Societies and wildlife enthusiasts in Uganda. It prides itself on being the voice of conservation in the East African region and champions the conservation and prudent use of the environment and natural resources in East Africa.

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About Exact Editions:

Exact Editions is a digital publishing company based in London. It is a team of producers, developers and designers that turns periodicals with archives into dynamic, user-friendly digital editions. Exact Editions specialises in digitising content, selling subscriptions and providing streaming solutions across web, iOS and Android platforms. Exact Editions are also the innovators of ‘Reading Rooms’ technology, so publishers can provide streaming, time-limited, and access to digital editions.

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