Conservation Archives - Page 3 of 4 - We Are Africa
17
Jan
2017
MEET THE MEN IN GREY SUITS: THE SHARK SPOTTERS OF CAPE TOWN

4 -min. read Shark Spotters is an independent non-profit organisation that employs a remarkably simple solution to keep water users and sharks safely apart.

13
Jan
2017
PROTECTING THE CAPE’S BIG CATS WITH THE CAPE LEOPARD TRUST

4 -min. read Cape Leopards still roam wild, seen only by dedicated researchers working for the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT), a not-for-profit conserving the threatened cats.

20
Dec
2016
THE TALLEST ANIMAL ON EARTH IS STRANGELY OVERLOOKED

3 -min. read The giraffe population has plummeted from an estimated 157,000 to 97,000 in 20 years, with some calling it a silent extinction. But new studies about this misunderstood creature may enhance conservation efforts to protect it.

06
Jan
2017
FROM MERMAID TO CRUSADE: TAKING UP THE CAUSE OF CONSERVING OUR OCEANS WITH HANLI PRINSLOO

7 -min. read Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.

25
Nov
2016
SIDESHOW ‘SANCTUARIES’

4 -min. read Anton Crone on how tourists can make a difference by avoiding facilities that exploit animals and focusing on tours where they can appreciate animals in their natural element.

19
Oct
2016
EU DECIDES FATE OF AFRICAN ELEPHANTS

4 -min. read This week a proposal to list all African elephants as Endangered Species was rejected at CITES, despite the fact that this would have effectively prohibited international trade in ivory, reports Anton Crone.

19
Oct
2016
IT’S HERE: APPLY FOR THE 2017 CONSERVATION LAB

2 -min. read Beyond Luxury Media has launched the second Conservation Lab, taking place from 29 April – 1 May 2017. Find out more and apply to take part now.

17
Oct
2016
KEEPING THE WOLF FROM THE DOOR

3 -min. read Many wouldn’t associate wolves with Africa, which is perhaps part of the reason the Ethiopian wolf is becoming endangered, reports Anton Crone.

19
Oct
2016
MALAWI’S WILD REBIRTH

4 -min. read In one of the most significant translocations of wildlife in history, 500 elephants and over 1,500 heads of various other species are being translocated in Malawi on a journey of more than 300km that will replenish the depleted wildlife population of Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve.

20
Oct
2016
REALITY CHECK: IMPROVE RETURNS TO THE LANDOWNER

3 -min. read Rob Moffett, Managing Director at Ongava Game Reserve (PTY) Ltd considers the challenges facing conservationists…

20
Oct
2016
A LONG ROAD AHEAD, BUT LOTS OF COMPANY FOR THE JOURNEY…

3 -min. read Sharon Gilbert-Rivett, Marketing Consultant at Fair Trade Tourism, shares the lessons she learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.

15
May
2017
WILDERNESS VENTURES INTO THE LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS

5 -min. read Wilderness Safaris’ CEO Keith Vincent tells us more about what we can expect when Bisate Lodge in Rwanda opens in mid-2017.

20
Oct
2016
EVOLVE AND ADAPT

2 -min. read Ralf Buckley, International Chair in Ecotourism Research at Griffith University, shares the lessons he learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.

20
Oct
2016
REWILDING PERCEPTIONS

5 -min. read Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilssen from Nanofasa Conservation Trust tells us what she discovered at this year’s Conservation Lab.

20
Oct
2016
THE ROAD AHEAD

4 -min. read Camilla Rhodes from Abercrombie & Kent gives us her considered insights following the first Conservation Lab this month.

21
Oct
2016
THE PERFECT PLAYGROUND

2 -min. read Benedetta Mazzini from Wild Places Safaris was one of the delegates at this year’s revamped Conservation Lab. She tells us what the experience meant to her…

21
Oct
2016
WE CANNOT DO IT DIVIDED

3 -min. read Beks Ndlovu from African Bush Camps shares the key insights he gained at the Conservation Lab 2016.

21
Oct
2016
KNOCKING THE EDGES OFF

3 -min. read Brent Stapelkamp, who studies and photographs lions as part of the Hwange Lion Research Project in Zimbabwe, reflects on what he learned from his first un-conference experience at the Conservation Lab 2016.

21
Oct
2016
WINNING THE CONSERVATION WAR

5 -min. read Gilad Goren, founder of Travel+SocialGood and one of the delegates at Conservation Lab 2016, tells us what he learned at this year’s un-conference when it comes to winning the conservation war in Africa.

21
Oct
2016
LIVE PANEL: WINNING THE CONSERVATION GAME

< 1 -min. read Graham Boynton, Travel Editor for Newsweek, asks some of the travel industry’s key players in conservation and community how they think we can fight our way back…

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