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.
4 -min. read 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.