11
Jul
2018
FROM THE GROUND-UP: HOW BAWAH ISLAND IS SETTING THE BAR FOR ECO-TOURISM

3 -min. read From the hand-breaking of individual stones to the recycling of waste water, find out how Bawah Island is going the extra eco-mile to breathe life into its surroundings.

mage from the series Plástico, filmed by Coke Bartrina; art direction Nuria Val / original concept by Pepi de Boissieu
13
Jun
2018
INFLUENCE: PLASTIC IS NOT FANTASTIC

6 -min. read Plastic: it’s by far the most concerning threat to the environment – one that’s not gone unnoticed by influencers and the industry’s most forward-thinking hoteliers. Get inspired by the visionaries who are taking action to right the world’s previous wrongs and build a more sustainable future.

Sir David Attenborough – via The Guardian
03
Apr
2018
WHAT TO DO DURING AN EXTINCTION

4 -min. read Ditch Beyoncé and make like David Attenborough: that’s Anton Crone’s advice for helping to avoid the sixth mass extinction in the history of our planet.

Via Instagram
19
Mar
2018
EATING RUBBISH: THE FOOD WASTE PROBLEM AND HOW TO FIX IT

4 -min. read Anton Crone discovers the deadly effects of food waste and discovers why eating ‘rubbish’ is good for people, planet and profit.

14
Mar
2018
WE CAN BE HEROES

7 -min. read Juliet Kinsman spotlights the direct-action disruptors and forward-looking travel brands eschewing a softly-softly approach and asking travellers to get their hands dirty.

30
Apr
2017
WE CAN FIGHT OUR WAY FORWARD

5 -min. read From around midday on Saturday, residents of Stellenbosch might have noticed unusual numbers of conservation, travel, technology, behavioural sciences, philanthropy and government experts making their way to the picturesque Spier Wine Farm…

28
Dec
2016
FROM MERMAID TO CRUSADE: TAKING UP THE CAUSE OF CONSERVING OUR OCEANS WITH HANLI PRINSLOO

7 -min. read Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.

21
Aug
2016
KNOCKING THE EDGES OFF

3 -min. read Brent Stapelkamp, who studies and photographs lions as part of the Hwange Lion Research Project in Zimbabwe, reflects on what he learned from his first un-conference experience at the Conservation Lab 2016.

21
Jul
2016
WE CANNOT DO IT DIVIDED

3 -min. read Beks Ndlovu from African Bush Camps shares the key insights he gained at the Conservation Lab 2016.

15
Jun
2016
WINNING THE CONSERVATION WAR

5 -min. read Gilad Goren, founder of Travel+SocialGood and one of the delegates at Conservation Lab 2016, tells us what he learned at this year’s un-conference when it comes to winning the conservation war in Africa.

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