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Author: Robert Ferguson (Robert Ferguson)

Choosing the best place to stay for you and for Conservation
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Choosing the best place to stay for you and for Conservation

Across Africa there are many small scale conservation projects in operation, many supported by individual communities or businesses. They might be regenerating a small area of forest or wetland, educating against killing bush meat or organising community patrols to help stop poaching and deforestation. Without then the continent would have lost much more of its...

Update: Garamba Dog Unit, DR Congo
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Update: Garamba Dog Unit, DR Congo

One of the largest project we have undertaken was the construction of a six dog anti-poaching unit at Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Managed by African Parks we financed the construction of the kennels, training facilities and compound and the purchase and training of two dogs. By doing so we...

Everest – 1953 & 2020
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Everest – 1953 & 2020

When the 1953 Everest Expedition members arrived in Kathmandu in early March 1953 they had already been travelling for several weeks. The majority had sailed from Tilbury in early February to Bombay, from where they travelled north by train to the Nepalese border. There were no roads into Nepal so from here they either walked...