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To save the African elephant, focus must turn to poverty and corruption

African elephants are threatened with extinction. With numbers shrinking by a third in just seven years, there are now fewer than 350,000 left in the wild. And their dwindling numbers are not just the concern of...

How conserving nature’s ‘umbrella’ species could benefit whole habitats

In conservation, charismatic mammals and birds such as the black rhinoceros and the capercaillie get a lot of attention, while others, like invertebrates, are often ignored. One way of addressing this problem is to focus on protecting “umbrella...

Ghana’s pact with China to explore bauxite threatens a unique forest

Ghana’s Atewa forest is one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the country. It is seen as the better of only two Upland Evergreen forests left intact in the country, forming part of...

Technology makes the multigenerational travel experience easy

Travelling with parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and other family members can be an enriching experience. Not without its challenges, multigenerational travel is a goal for families with limited leisure time who seek togetherness in...

Katavi National Park, Tanzania

Most parks in Africa push the ‘ultimate wilderness’ line, but this one is hard to beat, being so far off the beaten track – even by Tanzania’s standards – that only a...

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Some purists argue that South Africa’s premier national park is too crowded and managed. Certainly, its tar roads and large camps are not to everybody’s taste. But its 22,000 sq km mean room for...

Southern Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania

Less famous than the Serengeti, Selous is Tanzania’s largest game reserve and the safari linchpin of the ‘southern circuit’. Its terrain differs from the savannahs of the north, with woodland, mountains and riverine forest. Game...

LIVINGSTONE’S CAMP: Adventure in the Wilderness

Bordering the Mamili National Park, Livingstone’s camp offers 5 exclusive campsites, providing guests with their own private bathroom, hot showers and unrivalled camping facilities. Activities include Mokoro Safaris, Walking Safaris and Game Drives. Email: info@livingstonescamp.com Cell:...

MADISA: Welcome to something special

Situated in Namibia’s scenic Damaraland,  Madisa Camp offers both Camping and Luxury Safari Tents. The camp is hidden amongst amazing rock formations scattered with Busman Paintings, with the majestic Desert Elephant periodically passing through...

BURUXA: Experience the rolling views of Damaraland

Buruxa Camp offers accommodation in 22 Luxury Safari tents, each with its own deck offering rolling views of Damaraland stretching towards the Ugab River Valley. Unwind in the swimming pool while enjoying a cold...