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.
< 1 -min. read Gabon boasts incredible wildlife, beautiful beaches and plentiful natural resources – so why isn’t it a tourist hotspot? In the wake of his keynote speech at Conservation Lab 2018, we spoke to Professor Lee White to hear his vision for West Africa’s ultimate hidden gem.
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.
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.
2 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
7 -min. read 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.