Will Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia be mined? The courts will decide soon whether to allow the proposed controversial open-cast copper mine inside the park. The decision on whether it will go ahead will be handed down on 14 October by the High Court of Zambia in Lusaka.
14 intrepid and slightly insane aquatic conservationists will swim across Lake Tanganyika to help conserve its incredible natural beauty and biodiversity.
One of the biggest threats to Nsumbu National Park in northern Zambia, and for Lake Tanganyika on which it is situated, is over-fishing by local communities and commercial interests.
In a far-flung corner of Zambia on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, a fledgling conservation organisation is making waves in an effort to help protect a biological wonder under threat… Nsumbu National Park. Sharon van Wyk took several cars, planes and boats to investigate.
South Africa is pushing hard for the legalisation of trade in rhino horn. With more than 20 tonnes of stockpiled horn the country stands to make a fortune if the CITES ban on the trade is lifted.
This blogger was on a walking safari along the Selinda Spillway in Botswana when she had an up-close and personal encounter with a pack of wild dogs.