Aisling Irwin lives in Bangladesh. She is a journalist specialized in science, environment and development. Aisling has held positions at SciDev.Net, The Daily Telegraph and the Times Higher Education Supplement in London, and written for a variety of publications when living in Indonesia, Zambia, Angola and Jerusalem. Aisling has written several books, including a travel guide to the Cape Verde islands and an account of her retracing of the last journey of the Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone. She is on Twitter @aisling_irwin.