Great Plains Conservation Archives - We Are Africa
18
May
2018
5 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2018 CONSERVATION LAB

3 -min. read This year’s Conservation Lab was the biggest yet. Whether you couldn’t be there, or just want to reflect on an inspiring few days, here are our top takeaways from across the weekend…

16
May
2018
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AT WE ARE AFRICA 2018

3 -min. read As time ticks down to the end of another awesome edition of We Are Africa, make sure you have a read of our Top 5 checklist and tick off our must-attend events and activations!

Photographic safari in Botswana – courtesy of andBeyond
30
Apr
2018
SHOOTING ANIMALS: THE RISE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARIS

4 -min. read From Botswana to Zimbabwe, travellers are flocking to Africa to fire a few frames, paving way for a flashy new niche in Africa’s safari industry – one that could provide a replacement for the controversial practice of consumptive hunting safaris, too…

05
Mar
2018
MEET THE AFRICAN PIONEERS SAYING BYE BYE TO PLASTIC

5 -min. read Plastic: it’s no small fish to fry. Richard Holmes introduces us to the African travel pioneers who’re leading the way by cutting down their single-use plastic consumption.

27
Nov
2017
UNEXPECTED VICTIMS: THE POACHING PROBLEM WITH HIPPOS

4 -min. read We’ve covered the killing of elephants for their ivory and rhinos for their horn, but it seems there is a new animal under threat: the hippo, the unexpected victim of a most barbaric practice.

13
Jul
2017
THE EMOTIONAL POWER OF RHINO NOTCHING

4 -min. read andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation’s new rhino notching project is an entirely new experience of giving, as well as a wonderful example of putting competition aside to achieve conservation success.

15
May
2017
OUR FAVOURITE GREAT PLAINS CONSERVATION MOMENTS FROM WAA 2017

< 1 -min. read A few of our favourite #GreatMomentsCount snaps from the rolling Great Plains Conservation Photo Booth, new for We Are Africa 2017.

05
May
2017
TOP TEN TRIBE MOMENTS FROM WE ARE AFRICA 2017

3 -min. read 2017 will be remembered as the year we brought the creative spirit of our tribe to EVERY element of the show. Here are our top ten highlights!

04
May
2017
TOP FIVE THINGS TO DO BEFORE LEAVING WE ARE AFRICA

3 -min. read If you haven’t already, now’s your last chance to explore all the creative elements on the We Are Africa show floor with our top five countdown…

21
Apr
2017
REV UP FOR WE ARE AFRICA 2017 WITH GREAT PLAINS CONSERVATION

2 -min. read To celebrate the power of transformative travel, Great Plains Conservation has pimped out a Land Rover and are journeying to We Are Africa 2017!

25
Jan
2017
FIVE HOT AFRICAN HOTEL OPENINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.

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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