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Crunch time as Zambia’s Lower Zambezi NP comes under mining threat

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.

Fishing dilemma threatens Nsumbu

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.

The fight to save Nsumbu

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.

Up close and personal with wild dogs

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.