The Status of Gorilla Conservation in Africa

The Status of Gorilla Conservation in Africa

A wistful smile erupted across the face of Veronica Vecellio, “When I watch them move about the forest, just living their life and performing their natural behaviour, it still gives me goose bumps. Even after all the years I’ve been working with them...
Conservation And Gorilla Tracking Safari In Bwindi National Park

Conservation And Gorilla Tracking Safari In Bwindi National Park

Book a gorilla tracking in Bwindi National Park in Uganda and meet gorillas up close. Coming face to face with a mountain gorilla is the ultimate wildlife encounter. Some 880 gorillas roam the rainforests of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and they’re found nowhere else on earth...
Living With The Marsh Lions

Living With The Marsh Lions

Brian Jackman, January 22, 2018 Categories: African Wildlife, Conservation, Kenya
Four decades have passed since expert writer Brian Jackman saw his first wild lion but the memory never fades. “He was a big pride male Marsh Lion in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, sitting on a termite mound on a cold, bright dawn with his mane backlit in the morning sun...
Living with Hwange’s Lions

Living with Hwange’s Lions

Sue Watt meets the Long Shield Lion Guardians of Hwange National Park, where Cecil the Lion lived, and learns how Vuvuzelas and white tarpaulin are helping locals...
Wildlife Encounters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Wildlife Encounters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

For me, seeing Africa’s most iconic wildlife in its natural environment (wildlife Encounters) is a dream come true. There are few things in the world that make me feel happier, more at peace, and more insignificant in the great scheme...
Top Safari Travel Trends

Top Safari Travel Trends

Sandra Mallinson, April 5, 2015 Categories: African Couleur Locale, Conservation, Family Safari, Namibia, Remarkable Projects, Travel Tips
Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014, a 4.7% increase on the previous year (UNWTO World Tourism Barometer). And while the second half of last year saw some turbulent times for travel to Africa; a quarter of the way into 2015 the peaks and troughs have settled into a steady upwards trend.
Simien National Park, Ethiopia

Simien National Park, Ethiopia

Kim Wildman, January 27, 2015 Categories: African Hotspots, African Wildlife, Conservation
If you’re in to mountain trekking, spectacular landscapes and up close wildlife encounters, then Ethiopia’s Simien National Park is a must.
Responsible Safari Travel – Is Conservation my Business too?

Responsible Safari Travel – Is Conservation my Business too?

This week Alan examines responsible safari travel. Does your decision-making when choosing a safari, and when you are on safari, have repercussions for conservation? And what can you do about it anyway?