Wall-to-wall wildlife action in Khwai, leopards and lions surviving snares, a Southern African mega safari and a quick trip to Okavango Delta – this week with AG
Exploring Kenya’s ancient Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, the ultimate in beach holidays, good news for planet Earth, nocturnal elephants and saving rare cycads – this week with AG
Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, the ultimate beach holiday in Mozambique, the miniature owls of Africa and giant otters – this week with AG
Tips on where to safari right now, planning your festive adventures, all things snakes, and a different perspective on Pongola’s elephant crisis – this week with AG
Pongola Game Reserve faces an elephant management crisis. Paul Cryer & Pete Ruinard provide a different perspective on the challenges at hand
Primate quest in Central Africa, why lions target particular types of cows, a safari with Jamie in Sabi Sands, a champagne safari in the Mara, and tricksy, fibbing hyenas – this week with AG
Our favourite bushveld dining spots, Kalahari’s vanishing hornbills, insider safari tips, the beginning of the end for captive lion breeding, and another leopard incident in Greater Kruger – this week with AG
A healing safari in Zim, Hawaii’s conspicuous African chameleons, Maasai Mara migration madness and the birth of a rhino calf – this week with AG
Moving elephants across Malawi, running for rhinos in Timbavati, the ultimate Serengeti migration safari and examining spider’s dreams – this week with AG
We’re exploring wild and wonderful Akagera National Park in Rwanda, delving into new research on the behaviour of wild dog pups, and searching for new responsible safaris for you – this week with AG
Following the death of leopard Hosana, Jamie Paterson & Maxine Gaines take an in-depth look at leopard habituation & tourism ethics
Our favourite tented camps, the wonders of giraffe evolution, celebrating rangers and an art safari in Timbavati – this week with AG
An in-depth look at leopard habituation, a guide to vibrant Majete & an epic Big 5 safari in South Africa – this week with AG
Fascinating behaviour observed in Kgalagadi cheetahs, self-medicating chimpanzees, big cats adopting orphans & gorilla trekking in Rwanda
Explore Northern Madagascar, question the role of trophy hunting in lion conservation & head to Mara for a champagne safari
Trophy hunting will not save Africa’s lion populations, & the UK ban on imports is a positive step for conservation, writes Hans Bauer
Explore Kenya’s resilient Meru National Park, read about Pongola Game Reserve’s elephant management crisis, and plan an epic photo safari to Maasai Mara – all this week with AG
Pongola Game Reserve can no longer keep its elephants. Malcolm Thomson explains the challenges of elephant management
Surviving post-pandemic Zim, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes NP, & learning lessons about context in Luangwa NP – all this week with AG
As tourism slowly recovers in post-pandemic Zimbabwe, hunger still stalks the country. Many resort to the basics to survive the loss of income
The science behind hunting tuskers; sleep out under the stars; spot shoebills; & a Big 5 safari in Madikwe – all this week with AG.
Greater Kruger’s latest wildlife count, celebrating magnificent hippos & searching for lowland gorillas – all this week with AG
Photographer of the Year announced, plan your dream safari, speedy evolution & 3 epics safaris – all this week with AG.
Photographer of the Year finalists, rhino-horn consumers and the great trade debate, and gorilla trekking in Rwanda – all this week with AG.
Of mammoths and tuskers, visiting south and central Madland, and contemplating horny toads – all this week with AG.
The trophy hunting of 2 of Botswana’s largest tuskers threatens community wealth, a wildlife corridor & tusker survival. By Simon Espley
The Top 101 Photographer of the Year entries (4 galleries), an in-depth look into famous leopard Hosana’s death, & delving into Namibia’s iconic Himba tribe – all this week with AG.
The iconic Himba people of Namibia navigate an uncertain, modernising world affected by climate change and marginalisation
Our last week of Photographer of the Year entries (in 2 galleries), your guide on the best places to see leopards, female birdsong in swallows and changing seasons – all this week with AG.
Last chance to enter Photographer of the Year, true safari romance in Tarangire National Park, sibling bonding in hyenas, walking with giants in Kenya and bidding farewell to Amboseli’s super tusker Tolstoy – all this week with AG.
Epic pics and your last chance to enter Photographer of the Year, special offer on a Mara family safari, warfare ecology reflecting on the polarising tusker-hunt debate, and the best swimming pools in Africa – all this week with AG.
Tuskers hunted in Botswana, best photos, 3 days in glorious Victoria Falls, and the dependability of the marvellous honeyguide – all this week with AG.
Glamping in Moremi, the week’s best pics, SA’s tiger farming industry, and controversy around proposed Chobe developments
Comment – teamAG – Friday 01 April 2022
Namibia’s elephant auction, wild Katavi, the ultimate Mara safari, our shared chimp DNA & this week’s epic pics
Namibia’s controversial elephant auction: balancing conservation, welfare and legality – Opinion editorial
Comment – teamAG – Friday 18 March 2022
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Comment – teamAG – Friday 25 February 2022
Comment – teamAG – Friday 18 February 2022
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Comment – teamAG – Friday 07 January 2022
The ongoing slaughter of Kruger’s rhinos forces the debate about rhino horn trade into the open again. Tony Carnie reopens this can of worms
Comment – teamAG – Friday 31 December 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 24 December 2021
Journalists target Namibia’s community-based conservation program. This is what 76 affected entities have to say – decide for yourself
Comment – teamAG – Friday 17 December 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 10 December 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 03 December 2021
The critically endangered Tana River red colobus & mangabey are endemic to the forests on the banks of the Tana River
Comment – teamAG – Friday 26 November 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 19 November 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 12 November 2021
African biodiversity experts mobilise to produce a continental map of ‘biodiversity intactness’ for African decision-makers.
Comment – teamAG – Friday 05 November 2021
How do we rebuild travel after the trauma of 2020? Tourism is a conservation asset we can’t afford to lose and Africa is ahead of the game.
Comment – teamAG – Friday 29 October 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 22 October 2021
Grabbing the lion by the tail – Interference and intervention in the lives of wild animals are controversial and there are no simple answers as to when or if they are appropriate. Jamie Paterson gives her perspectives.
Comment – teamAG – Friday 15 October 2021
Crossing the human-wildlife barrier – is it ever okay? Three positive African examples involving a pangolin, a blesbok and a clan of hyenas
Comment – teamAG – Friday 08 October 2021
African conservationists are engaged in a furious fencing debate – should protected areas be fenced to conserve wildlife such as lions?
Comment – teamAG – Friday 01 October 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 24 September 2021
Lion hunting sustainability in Africa has been extensively investigated by pragmatic experts desperate to conserve our remaining wild lions
Comment – teamAG – Friday 17 September 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 10 September 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 03 September 2021
Comment – teamAG – Friday 27 August 2021
Leopard conservation in South Africa requires a metapopulation strategy and a sustained, transparent commitment from government – expert opinion
Comment – teamAG – Friday 20 August 2021
Rural communities choose wildlife over cattle if they see and enjoy long term benefits from trophy hunting – says Namibian community member
Comment – teamAG – Friday 13 August 2021
Trophy hunters kill another breeding lion (named Mopane) from Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park – in a mirror of the Cecil tragedy
Forest elephant numbers are believed to have plummeted 86% in just 31 years yet their role in maintaining forest ecosystems is critical.
Comment – teamAG – Friday 06 August 2021
CEO note: Another giant elephant hunted
Another giant elephant shot in Botswana. What are the consequences for elephants, local communities, and hunting operations?
CEO note: The ‘elephant problem’
Mthimkhulu Game Reserve is 8000ha of prime land in the Greater Kruger, 50km north of Phalaborwa. It’s an area with a desperately sad past and a hopeful future. We went to have a look.
CEO note: Okavango oil scam | Luangwa Valley | Rebranding wild dogs
CEO note: Elephants & oranges – Greater Kruger context
The Casketts citrus farm on the Greater Kruger border is here to stay. We consider the context and settle a few rumours and untruths
Casketts citrus farm on Greater Kruger border – conservationist Trevor Jordan provides some context in this opinion post
CEO note: Safari tips + Kili ice & otters
CEO note: And the winners are …
CEO note: Finalists!
Thousands of captive-bred lions in South Africa – what is to happen to them as breeding facilities are closed down
CEO note: Top 101 pics + Botswana rhino poaching
Rhino poaching in Botswana – we try to make sense of the rumours and our CEO asks why the smoke and mirrors?
CEO note: Entries closed + behind the conservation scenes
CEO note: Failure + spring-loaded cat + best pics
CEO note: Free at last + land of grey giants + best pics