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Video highlights: Cheetah cub birth

The Africam broadcast of this event, which took place on May 2nd, was a tribute to the work being done at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre in the name of cheetah conservation. The birth was the first installment in what is to be the story of Salome (the mother) and her three cubs. Watch the […]

First ever camera trap footage of the Cross River gorilla

Press Release Conservationists working in Cameroon’s Kagwene Gorilla Sanctuary have collected the first ever camera trap video footage of the Cross River gorilla. With fewer than 250 individuals remaining, Cross River gorillas are the world’s rarest gorilla and a notoriously elusive species rarely observed directly by field researchers. Collected from one of four video camera […]

Kingsley Holgate: an interview on World Malaria Day

If anyone had’ve told me two days ago that I would have the opportunity to meet the great Kingsley Holgate, I don’t think I would’ve believed them. Kingsley, the ‘Greybeard of African Adventure’, has been my role-model and hero since I was a little boy. With childish excitement and envy, I’ve always followed his amazing […]

Honey badgers behaving badly

When David Livingstone first laid eyes on the Chobe River, he cried. It is recorded in one of the many journals that he kept. But it wasn’t from exhaustion, fear of drowning or even the thought of crocodiles lurking in its depths – he was deeply moved by the extraordinary beauty of the river. The […]

Hope for the Future Expedition

By Caiden Lang After months of planning and rigorous preparation the time has finally arrived for us to embark on our adventure. What we plan to do is to kayak the entire circumference of Lake Malawi. httpv:// When planning started approximately 5 months ago, our aim was to kayak the coastline of Mozambique. Due to […]

Search for the Wild Kid!

Are you the Wild Kid? Do you have a passion for the African Bush and are you relaxed and confident on camera? If it’s a yes, then we’re looking for you! If you’re interested in becoming the anchor of a new wildlife documentary TV series and if you have an unusual or interesting wildlife related […]

Earth Hour 2012

“If there was one hour that mattered, one name that counted, it would be yours”  From Times Square to the Sydney Opera House, Brunei to Lithuania, the tallest building on the planet to an Inuit igloo, the world will once again celebrate the largest voluntary action for the environment as the lights switch off for […]

Green Renaissance: The Journey

Green Renaissance is a South African production company focusing on green content creation and encouraging companies to be responsible and express an environmentally conscious vision to the world. This video is a celebration of their last year, showcasing some of their work in helping nature fight back in Africa. httpv:// The Journey – Green Renaissance […]

Cause an Uproar!

In support of Lion conservation, the National Geographic Society has agreed to donate 10 cents to lion conservation in Botswana every time this YouTube video is viewed. Share it with your friends and Cause an Uproar! httpv:// Also make sure to join in the Cause an Uproar Facebook group, where regular updates are posted about […]

Video: World’s fastest zip line

Check out this video of the world’s newest, highest, fastest and longest zip line at Sun City. It’s 2000m long, 280m high and has a average speed of 120km/h! httpv:// Also, check out our awesome 360 degree view of the zip line in Safari magazine. Book your zip line adventure with zip2000 now!    

Water for elephants – Abu Camp in the Okavango Delta

  httpv://   I watched a baby elephant being born! This is a very rare sighting and as guests in Abu Camp witnessed, Shireni gave birth to her third calf and the herd gained a bouncy baby girl called Warona, a Setswana name meaning  ‘For us’. Enjoy this fabulous video (courtesy of AfriScreen) of Warona […]

The Smell of Smouldering Fires – the future of Madagascar’s Spiny Forest

httpv:// My very first impression of Madagascar was the smell of smouldering fires. I was more than ten miles out to sea in a 35ft catamaran, having just caught a ride across the Mozambique Channel with two fellow South Africans, when a musty aroma like wet ash permeated the fresh sea air. It was the […]

Mapungubwe belongs to all of us

httpv:// Mapungubwe Belongs to all of Us from Green Renaissance. Abraham Ramonwana, head guide at Tuli Safari Lodge says: “if a mine develops in South Africa, it’s also going to affect Botswana and Zimbabwe”. The authorisation given to an Australian company called Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) to construct an open-cast coal mine, called the […]

COP 17: The Soil is a Diamond

With COP17 (the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ) currently underway in Durban, South Africa. Green Renaissance highlights the importance of micro-farming and urban agriculture for long term sustainability in South Africa. THE SOIL IS A DIAMOND from Green Renaissance on Vimeo. As various debates around […]

Wild Kid

Hi! My name is Jan Kolbe but people know me as Wild Kid. I am 11 years old and I live in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

World Rhino Day. What are you doing?

The distressing killing of rhino has captured the attention of South Africans who have voiced strong opposition to their cruel and unnecessary slaughter. However, many people still feel helpless, and unable to do something small to make a difference. Here’s how Green Renaissance suggest you do your bit to help the poaching crisis. httpv:// Save […]

Mining will offend our African Ancestors

On 5 July 2011, it was announced that coal mining at the Vele Colliery near the Mapungubwe National Park had been given the go-ahead, despite a halt on mining activities in August 2010 due to environmental contraventions. In response to this announcement, Green Renaissance has collaborated with the Save Mapungubwe NGO Coalition to raise awareness […]

Fashion Tourism

Earlier this month, a glittering trail of fashion fundis, world-class designers, and red-hot models, rocked the runway at Cape Town Fashion Week. This year, South African Tourism came on board as a major sponsor, catapulting the country into the global arena of fashion-buying destinations. httpv:// I was lucky enough to get hold of near front-row […]

Rhinos are critically endangered

The fight against rhino poaching in South Africa has become critical, and has highlighted the importance of practical conservation initiatives, like the WWF/ Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Black Rhino Range Expansion Project. httpv:// Rhinos Must be Saved from Poaching from Green Renaissance on Vimeo.

Day 1: Richtersveld video diary

If you’ve ever wondered what the fuss about the vast beauty of the Richtersveld is, or what is so special about the Kgalagadi, then this documentary of our recent visit to the Arid parks of the Northern Cape will give you an idea of what to expect. We recorded this series for you to see what […]

The Velvet Canter, Namibia

httpv:// The Velvet Canter, Namibia from Africa Geographic on Vimeo. For the full interactive story, go here:

Okavango Adventure

Steve’s official survey video: httpv://

Gorilla Doctors

I first discovered the Gorilla Doctors while writing an article about a gorilla naming ceremony in Rwanda. Since then, I’ve been in touch with Molly Feltner, a freelance writer, photographer and communicator for the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project. Molly told me how the project is made up of an international team of vets, known as […]