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Kruger cull: a bad idea?

Culling wildlife in Kruger during times of drought can negatively affect ecosystems – decision-makers should not rush into culling

Book Review: Elephant Dawn by Sharon Pincott

Every now and then a book comes along that breaks through the wallpaper of life and delivers its message intravenously. Elephant Dawn by Sharon Pincott does that – it is an intense read, inspiring and moving.

6 things to do in the Robertson Wine Valley

The towns of Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Ashton and Bonnievale combine to make up the Robertson Wine Valley – an area that features stunning scenery with awesome opportunities to wine and dine, all led by the most friendly wine-makers, chefs and farm owners.

Elusive animals caught on camera trap

WWF releases camera trap images by Will Burrard-Lucas of some of Namibia’s elusive animals – some of which have never been photographed in high definition before.

Peter Beard and The End of the Game

A meeting with Peter Beard, author of the End of the Game – a provocative tale of the harsh reality of starvation, poaching and hunting in Kenya.

Where did all the penguins go?

Penguins are in trouble. A 1930’s video clip with Cherry Kearton gives an insight into the extent of the endangered African penguin population decline.

Cape parrot identified as new species

The endangered cape parrot really is a distinct species, according to a newly-published molecular study – a finding that could impact conservation decisions and strategies in South Africa for decades to come.

The risk of captive carnivores

The EWT calls for the public to question the role of captive carnivore facilities and the management of the animals in their care.

Plan B for rhinos

Enjoy a talk in Cape Town that will discuss the solutions to saving rhinos.

The lovely long-tailed widowbird

From being rather bland the long-tailed widowbird transforms in a Cinderella-like way into the most miraculous bird in the bushveld!

Dogs save African greys in Congo

Meet Rick and Shon, the dogs who helped rescue two African grey parrots, a crocodile and turtles on a canine mission in the Congo.

A desert elephant siesta

During our recent Africa Geographic visit to Namibia, we shared a rather special moment with a family of desert elephants, as they settled down for a mid-morning siesta.

A leopard dive bomb!

Incredible images and video of a leopard dive-bombing out of a tree in Moremi Game Reserve onto an impala grazing below.

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