Entries in africa (59)

Wednesday
Oct192016

QUIZ: What Is Your African Spirit Animal?

Homo sapiens originated in Africa, so we all have connection to the unique continent in some way. Take our personality quiz to see which African species is your spirit animal! We run projects to many locations in Africa to aid in cosnerving African native and beautiful species.

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Wednesday
Mar302016

Conserving The Manatee

Manatees are definitely a fan favourite in the animal world. They go along with the likes of sloths and penguins, everyone likes them. That soft spot hasn’t helped their populations in years gone by however, as Manatees have been pushed almost to extinction. Thankfully, though, their numbers are recovering.

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Wednesday
Mar162016

Go Batty For Malawi - Bat Conservation In The 'Warm Heart of Africa'

If a map of Africa were a patchwork quilt, Malawi would be the seam that secures Tanzania, Zambia and Mozambique. Green clad covers scatter the landscape and an outstretched, pastel blue patch makes the magnificent Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa.

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Thursday
Dec102015

Poaching Power: A Rarely Told Story

The death of Cecil earlier this year evoked outrage across the planet, with people up in arms over the death of one of Africa’s favourite lions. The killer, a dentist from Minnesota, endured the wrath of many, but the real villains are those that do not make the front pages.

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Monday
Nov162015

Stick Your Neck Out To Save The Giraffes 

Conservation has increased its importance over the last years. More organisations and governments are getting involved in raising awareness and supporting wildlife conservation. One of the animals which have caught their attention is the giraffe.

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Thursday
Oct152015

The World's 10 Most Welcoming Countries

The World Economic Forum has listed the world’s friendliest countries according to foreigners; in this article we explore the top 10.

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Tuesday
Sep222015

Quiz: How Travel Smart Are You?

How much do you know of the world? Are you ready to travel to the furthest ends of the earth? Take our quiz!

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Monday
Sep142015

The World's Weirdest Plants

We often take them for granted, but the world’s plant life is a fascinating and essential component of our environment. From tropical carnivorous plants to the tallest trees in the world, when you discover the strange ways these ancient organisms have adapted you are sure to be amazed!

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Wednesday
Sep092015

Quiz: Can you Name these Madagascan Animals?

Can you tell your silky sifaka from your mouse lemur? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the animals of Madagascar!

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Where to Travel Based on your Star Sign

Stuck for ideas on where to travel next? Why not let the stars be your inspiration?

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Monday
Aug172015

5 Countries with Interesting National Animals

Scotland having the unicorn – yes, the unicorn - as its national animal is quite extraordinary and dates back to the 12th century when it was in the Celtic mythology, but did you know it is not the only country with an interesting national animal?

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Monday
Oct272014

Death of a Conservation Icon  

Last week saw the sad news that Suni, a 34 year old northern white rhino, has died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.

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Thursday
Oct022014

Future Looking Bright in Fight Against Malaria

Researchers may have discovered a method to trap the malaria causing parasite inside of its own protective chamber.

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Tuesday
Sep162014

Africa: Climate change adaptation could improve the lives of millions

A recent UN report suggests that environmental efforts do not have to be separated from development work – it can help promote the livelihoods of 65 percent of Africa’s population, a place where millions of people depend on agriculture as their living.

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Wednesday
Aug272014

Can trophy hunting actually help conservation? 

Supported by hunters and numerous conservationists worldwide, but despised by many animal rights organisations, trophy hunting is one of the most controversial approaches to conservation out there. Media portrayal of trophy hunting is emotive and very black and white. But does this reflect the reality or can a middle ground be found?

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