24
Apr
2018
DEBATING THE ROLE OF TROPHY HUNTING IN AFRICA AT THE 2018 LAB

In a bid to break the impasse around the role of trophy hunting in Africa, Colin Bell, Ian Michler, Paul Stones and Stuart Dorrington will lead a two-sided debate at the 2018 Conservation Lab. Their aim? To collaborate on a document that will aid conservation efforts continent wide.

09
Apr
2018
PEOPLE ON THE PERIPHERY

The more we understand, respect and support people living closer to the wild, the better we’ll be able to conserve our environment together, argues Anton Crone.

06
Apr
2018
AGRICULTURE IS KILLING US

Meat production is responsible for 18 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions – that’s more than the world’s cars, trains and planes put together. Make it your New Year resolution to contribute to the solution.

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

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.

26
Mar
2018
NO ISLAND IS AN ISLAND: 7 RESORTS THAT MAKE GIVING BACK COOL

Exclusive island resorts have evolved from sun-drenched dens of the rich and famous to philanthropic vehicles that support local communities and protect and preserve the surrounding environment.

22
Mar
2018
TECHNOLOGY GONE WILD: 5 APPS SAVING THE PLANET

Thanks to an emergence of digital apps, everyone from rangers on the ground in the wilderness to urban foodies and gamers are putting their thumbs to work saving our planet’s wildlife. Here are five nifty tools that caught our eye.

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

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

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.

07
Mar
2018
PROTECTING PANGOLINS, SCALES ‘N’ ALL

As the world’s most trafficked mammal, the unassuming pangolin might not fit the title ‘endangered’ – but valid concern for this mammal’s survival has hit now the fan. Heather Richardson fills us in on how tourism and the travel community can protect our scaly friend.

26
Feb
2018
HOW NATURE TOURISM SAVED WALKER BAY’S EXTRAORDINARY FYNBOS

Heather Richardson tells the inspirational tale of how nature tourism revived the almost barren landscape surrounding Grootbos, a luxury lodge a few hours away from Cape Town. See how conservation goals can be achieved with bucketloads of perseverance and collaboration…