28
Aug
2017
ARE WE AT WAR?

‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?

10
Aug
2017
FIGHTING OUR WAY BACK AT THE CONSERVATION LAB 2017

Watch an impressive collection of innovators, inventors and well-meaning philanthropists working together to push things forward at the Conservation Lab 2017.

02
May
2017
“I’M STILL ALIVE.”

Much to the irritation of his opponents, outspoken palaeonthropologist-cum-conservationist-cum-politician Richard Leakey is not done yet. Ahead of his talk at the Conservation Lab, he spoke to Katie Palmer about climate change, ivory burning and the perspective-shifting power of TV.

30
Apr
2017
WE CAN FIGHT OUR WAY FORWARD

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

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

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

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

15
Jun
2016
WINNING THE CONSERVATION WAR

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.

09
Jun
2016
REALITY CHECK: IMPROVE RETURNS TO THE LANDOWNER

After attending the first Conservation Lab un-conference in 2016, Rob Moffett, Managing Director at Ongava Game Reserve (PTY) Ltd considers

26
May
2016
EVOLVE AND ADAPT

Ralf Buckley, International Chair in Ecotourism Research at Griffith University, shares the lessons he learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.