8 -min. read 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.
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.
8 -min. read We spoke to Dr Delphine King, director of The Long Run, an international community of nature-based tourism businesses. She tells us how sustainability is integral to the future of tourism, and what steps travel businesses need to take to start making a noticeable difference.
7 -min. read We caught up with andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation, along with their CEOs, Joss Kent and Dereck Joubert, to find out more about how they’re working together to save the rhinos with their joint initiative, Rhinos Without Borders.
2 -min. read Serge Dive, founder of Beyond Luxury Media and Conservation Lab, shares his vision for this year’s edition, including what to expect; what will be explored; and the special relationship between travel and conservation.
7 -min. read Two years after the world was captivated by Oscar-nominated film Virunga, Park Director Emmanuel de Merode explains why tourism is the key to bringing change to the park’s wildlife and communities.
4 -min. read Be Good is a series that uncovers travel projects that are not simply paying lip service to the growing importance of doing the right thing. First up is a man who’s fighting against marine pollution by making ‘bottle boats’.
3 -min. read How to translate awareness into action, especially with regard to the role of the travel industry, was a topic on everyone’s lips at the 2017 Conservation Lab. We caught up with Africa Geographic’s Simon Espley to get his take.