Counting elephants is not easy. It itakes experience, skill and funding. The good news: elephants are thriving in Namibia.
Namibian elephant auction: We look at the background, reasons and context of the controversial sale by auction of 170 wild-caught elephants
Managing elephants amongst rural villages is challenging where elephant populations are increasing due to successful conservation practises
Elephants are amazing animals and a favourite for holidaymakers on safari. BUT meeting an elephant at night near your home can be terrifying
Human-lion conflict is a major issue for the conservation of wild lions – we look at the successful Kwando Carnivore Project in KAZA
Namibia is conducting an assessment of its carnivores and you can help by using an app to report your sightings as a citizen scientist
An academic war of words has been waged in the field of conservation science over the seemingly innocuous term ‘compassionate conservation’
Black rhino hunts benefit conservation of our rhinos – opinion post by conservationist, on behalf of 64 Namibian conservation organisations.
Hunting in Botswana: Human-wildlife conflict scientist takes a deeper look at whether the historic hunting ban was good or bad for elephants and people.
Human-wildlife conflict specialist comments on the recent recommendations regarding the hunting ban and human-elephant conflict in Botswana.
Botswana’s researchers contribute to the debate surrounding large elephant populations and their impact on the environment in southern Africa.
An interesting idea has emerged about the way in which desert-adapted Namibian lions could potentially be saved from trophy hunting: put them up for auction.
Gail Potgieter talks about making your footprint count for conservation when touring Africa.
A thought-provoking blog post about how a well-managed trophy hunting operation has a positive effect on both wildlife and communities.