4 -min. read The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 -min. read SPARK talks, team talks and meeting of minds signify the start of the new ‘un-conference’ model for the Conservation Lab 2016.
< 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…
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.
3 -min. read Beks Ndlovu from African Bush Camps shares the key insights he gained at the Conservation Lab 2016.
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…
4 -min. read Camilla Rhodes from Abercrombie & Kent gives us her considered insights following the first Conservation Lab this month.
5 -min. read Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilssen from Nanofasa Conservation Trust tells us what she discovered at this year’s Conservation Lab.
2 -min. read Ralf Buckley, International Chair in Ecotourism Research at Griffith University, shares the lessons he learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.
3 -min. read Sharon Gilbert-Rivett, Marketing Consultant at Fair Trade Tourism, shares the lessons she learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.
3 -min. read Rob Moffett, Managing Director at Ongava Game Reserve (PTY) Ltd considers the challenges facing conservationists…
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.
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.
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.