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Category: Wildlife

If it Stays, it Pays.
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If it Stays, it Pays.

Could Soil Carbon replace Trophy Hunting? By Martin Aveling When it comes to wildlife conservation, nothing quite gets people’s emotions charged like the issue of trophy hunting. Some view it as an inexpiable evil, whereas others say it is necessary to avoid greater suffering. Across Africa an area seven times the size of the United...

Holiday Guide to Zambia
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Holiday Guide to Zambia

For a true wilderness experience staying at small owner-run camps/lodges, and the chance to see spectacular wildlife,  Zambia is sensational. Nuts and Bolts -Practicalities and plus points The international gateways are Lusaka and Livingstone, however an extensive Proflight network offers connections throughout the country. Direct flights to Lusaka with BA ended over a decade ago. ...

Holiday Guide to Kenya
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Holiday Guide to Kenya

Golden plains and rolling hills reminiscent of the movies, wildlife action akin to an Attenborough documentary, and warm and welcoming people – say hello to Kenya. Whether you’re planning a first safari blockbuster,  or an off-the-beaten-track fifteenth safari, Kenya is a great choice. Nuts and Bolts -Practicalities and plus points Easily accessible from Europe with...

Project Update from Garamba
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Project Update from Garamba

In 2020 we partnered with African Parks to support genomic reference work in Central Africa including Garamba National Park in the DRC and Chinko in Central African Republic. The work is ongoing and covers a range of species from giraffes and elephants to carnivores. You can find out more about the project here. Findings from...

A Prickly Situation
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A Prickly Situation

One of our team, Helen, discovered a hedgehog trapped in a football net in the garden last month. She tells the tale here: What started off as a normal weekend, quickly turned into a race to find help for an injured hedgehog and demonstrated the importance of ensuring our man-made pleasures do not interfere with,...

Endangered Species of Bahrain
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Endangered Species of Bahrain

Bahrain has a number of endangered species that benefit from conservation projects in the country. Discover the rare and threatened animals of Bahrain in our blog post. Each country around the world has its own unique range of flora and fauna. Sadly, some species in each location have their survival threatened, either on a local...

New Pictures of Nala
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New Pictures of Nala

21 For 21 is supporting a rewilding programme in Brazil with Onçafari  This fantastic programme, first established in 2016, was designed to rehabilitate and reintroduce orphaned jaguars back to the wild – an important part of protecting endangered populations in Brazil. After a number of successes, marked by the wild-born cubs of rewilded jaguars, the...

Stand Tall for Giraffe this Summer Solstice
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Stand Tall for Giraffe this Summer Solstice

21 June is World Giraffe Day The longest day (or night) for the tallest animal. World Giraffe Day (WGD) is an exciting annual event initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF). Not only is it a worldwide celebration of these amazing and much-loved animals, but an annual event to raise support, create awareness and shed...