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Large illegal logging operation uncovered in Mozambique

Security operation uncovers large illegal logging operation in Mozambique.

Destinations, South Africa, Wildlife

Things that go bump in the bush… a Halloween special!

Join the Garonga team around the campfire and learn more about the spookier residents and their dastardly habits… but be warned, these creepy creatures will get your Halloween chills up and running!

Destinations, South Luangwa, Travel & Lifestyle, Zambia

Emerald Season boating in the South Luangwa

The upcoming summer rains in Zambia will soon usher in the country’s magical Emerald Season, where certain parts of the South Luangwa National Park transform into a verdant, watery oasis.

Animal Encounters, Destinations, Kalahari, South Africa, Wildlife

Raising cheetah cubs in the Kalahari

It takes a lot of skill to be a good cheetah mom in the Kalahari Desert.

Hunting, Opinion Editorial, Wildlife

Opinion: Trophy hunting is not all black and white, says conservation biologist

Trophy hunting: Conservation biologist explains the complexity of the situation in a remote area of Tanzania, calls for reason and practical solutions that work on the ground.

Opinion Editorial, People

Opinion: The changing of Africa’s conservation landscape

Discussing the changing face of Africa’s conservation landscape in light of the recent Business of Conservation Conference (BCC) in Rwanda.

News, Wildlife

Breaking: Campaigners outraged as Zimbabwe exports 30+ baby elephants to Chinese zoos

More than 30 wild-caught baby elephants, held captive for nearly a year in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, have been flown out of the country via Victoria Falls Airport en route to Chinese zoos.

Animal Encounters, Conservation, News, Wildlife

Celebrated tusker Matt dies in Kenya

One of north Kenya’s largest tuskers, a celebrated bull elephant called Matt, has sadly died – of natural causes.

Conservation, News, Wildlife

Okapi conservation gets a boost, with new DRC reserve management partner

Okapi conservation has received a boost, with the signing of a new management agreement for The Okapi Wildlife Reserve in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Expeditions, People, Travel & Lifestyle

A journey with purpose: Supporting conservation in Mozambique

The Journeys with Purpose expedition team head to Mozambique to support its threatened wildlife and connect with the local communities.

Destinations, News, Zambia

Update: Open-cast copper mine given go ahead inside Lower Zambezi National Park

TRAGEDY for Zambian conservation as court gives go ahead to mine inside Lower Zambezi National Park.

Destinations, Mana Pools, Wildlife, Zimbabwe

Severe drought affecting elephants and other wildlife in Mana Pools

Severe drought in Mana Pools is affecting elephants and other wildlife – a photographer shares her images and thoughts.

Destinations, Kruger, South Africa, Wildlife

Hearing the silence of the African bush

When last did you hear the silence of the bush and when will you hear it again?

News, Wildlife

Young elephant bull shot dead in Kruger staff village

In a tragic incident a young elephant bull had to be shot by field rangers after charging SANParks staff members at a rest camp in the Kruger National Park.

Animal Encounters, Destinations, South Luangwa, Wildlife, Zambia

Unusual sighting: Crocodile found crushed under elephant carcass

What happened here? Squashed crocodile found underneath elephant, both animals dead.

Birds, Wildlife

From fishing owls to giant herons – the Olifants River has them all!

The beautiful Olifants River is a magnificent habitat for a variety of riverine birds that draw birders from all over the world.

Animal Encounters, Wildlife

Extreme sighting: Male lions kill and feed on lioness in Greater Kruger

Male lions kill and eat a lioness, as witnessed by EcoTraining students in the Greater Kruger.

Destinations, Safari Tips, Travel & Lifestyle, Zambia

5 Tips to make the most of your Zambian safari

Get the most out of your Zambian safari with these five useful tips.

News, Wildlife

Elephants kill four after raiding two villages in northern Tanzania

At least four people have been killed and seven others injured by marauding elephants in northern Tanzania in the Kilimanjaro region.

Destinations, Kruger, South Africa, Wildlife

Spring is in the air in Greater Kruger’s Balule

Spring means so much more to the African bush than just warmer days and nights! It signals the arrival of a time of plenty and the start of another phenomenal year of growth in the Greater Kruger.

News, Wildlife

Woman dies after hippo attack in South Africa

A 63-year-old woman has died after being attacked by a hippo in Limpopo, South Africa.