Could the floods in Malawi have been prevented if more attention was paid to the sustainable use of natural resources, namely forests?
Endangered African penguins waddle their way to freedom in Simon’s Town.
St Cyprian’s Preparatory School makes more than a thousand origami rhinos, raising money for Rhinos Without Borders.
The Maasai Olympics is an attempt to engage young men, who might otherwise have been the ones hunting lions, and demonstrate that conservation can mean something to the Maasai people.
On the 28th of November, ministers of tourism from all over the Southern African Development Community (SADC) congregated in Victoria Falls for a three-day conference at the prestigious Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.
Fortune cookies for the future of South Africa’s sharks
Win three nights accommodation from 29 December 2014 to 1 January 2015 in a suspended tent, including a two day pass to Vic Falls Carnival, courtesy of The Gypsy Outpost.
The UKZN team comes first out of the South African teams in the SASOL Solar car race.
Follow South African university students in the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge.
Stand a chance to win a double set of two-day pass tickets to the Jameson Vic Falls Carnival – Africa’s most exciting New Year’s experience!
Have you ever tried to imagine what a Christmas safari in Africa would be like? Robin Pope Safaris tells us all about a typical Christmas celebration in Africa.
Redrhino is an exciting new fashion initiative in support of the nurturing and mentoring of the conservation leaders of the future.
The fun, comedy and penguins that made this years National Penguin Day a flapping success!
Hannes Lochner, runner up for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in 2013, sold one of his spectacular photos for R32 000 on auction with Stephan Welz & Co.
14 intrepid and slightly insane aquatic conservationists will swim across Lake Tanganyika to help conserve its incredible natural beauty and biodiversity.
Jeremy Loops, Good Luck, the Rudimentals, Al Bairre, MGMT, Pascal & Peace – what got Rocking the Daisies 2014 rocking.
Head on over to Simon’s Town this Saturday for penguins, fun and festivities.
Join conservationist Braam Malherbe and walk the the Wild Coast in the WESSA Wild Walk from the 15th to the 28th of November.
More than fifty riders from H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) roared into Stellenbosch this morning to join hundreds of marchers in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos, along with marchers and riders in 134 cities around the world. Africa Geographic’s C.E.O Simon Espley and editor Anton Crone rode with the H.O.G. Cape Town chapter aboard […]
Printing money for conservation
In light of the escalating elephant poaching crisis, and to commemorate World Animal Day on 4 October, a student cycling team in China is raising public awareness about elephant poaching.
The countdown to this Saturday’s Global March for Elephants and Rhinos has kicked off this week with the announcement of a fantastic, world-wide competition, valued at US$60 000!
The 2014 Lake of Stars Festival attracted a record audience, raising money for a developing economy, helping to promote Malawi as a tourist destination and exposing Malawian artists to an international audience.
Africa Geographic is proud to announce that Amy Dickman who wrote the ‘A Friend of the Enemy’ article in our online magazine’s Ruaha issue has been nominated for a Tusk Conservation Award.
Growing awareness towards plant conservation with the declaration of the new Knersvlakte Nature Reserve in South Africa.
Dereck Joubert is the co–creator of the extraordinary Rhinos without Borders campaign. He explains how everyone can join the campaign and help save the rhino this World Rhino Day.
The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is taking place in more than 120 cities across the world on October 4 this year. It will see the delivery of memoranda of demand and proposed changes to South Africa’s legislation delivered to key government representatives across the globe.
The Aldabra banded snail, thought to be a casualty of climate change, has been rediscovered in the Seychelles.
Three heroic women save a black rhino by reporting poachers to Kruger authorities.
The rhino debate in parliament – hot air being blown around a well air-conned room.
Stephan Welz & Co, one of South Africa’s top auction houses, has decided to include two wildlife photographs by Hannes Lochner for auction in October.
As an indication of the severity of the rhino poaching scourge South Africa’s National Assembly held a debate on the subject titled: “Rhino poaching and its impact on our heritage”.
Mpumalanga locals publicly condemn the number of officials involved in rhino poaching and call for heavier sentences to be applied to all public servants found guilty of rhino poaching.
Saving endangered plant species with the opening of Renosterveld Research and Visitor Centre in Overberg.
The Animal Demography Unit encourages each one of us to become a citizen scientist this Citizen Science Week, from 20 to 28 September.
In just a few short weeks the world will be taking to the streets in support of our endangered, iconic wildlife species, courtesy of the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos, which takes place on World Animal Day – October 4.
Whales, rhinos and more turn iSimangaliso MTB 4 Day into unforgettable experience.
On October 4 the entire world will be turning out in force in support of the planet’s most iconic, and threatened species; elephant and rhino.
The Econet Victoria Falls Marathon donates US $ 2938.20 to their official charities.
Locals can enjoy free access to South Africa’s National Parks from Monday, 8 September 2014 until Friday, 12 September 2014 as part of the annual South African National Parks Week.
The SANParks Honorary Rangers at Addo Elephant National Park will be hosting its 6th annual Addo Birding Bonanza on 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2014.
Over the last month the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has welcomed two new orphaned elephants, rescued from well and a herd of cattle
A first-hand experience of Uganda’s Big Birding Day annual 24 hour birding event.
The Rhino Conservation Awards 2014 were held on the 31st of July 2014 in an effort to create awareness of rhino conservation issues while recognising exceptional individuals and organisations for their efforts in protecting Africa’s rhino population.
The vicious Ebola virus outbreak that has already killed more than 800 people this year, in addition to sowing panic, fear and confusion throughout West Africa, was not a strain endemic to the region as initially believed.
Greenpop, Terra-Khaya Family & Eco Lodge, and Reliance Compost are teaming up in September to host a reforestation festival in Hogsback that empowers individuals to be part of the solution.