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Sue Watt - Category: Sue Watt's Responsible Travels - 10 Aug 2016

In Zimbabwe, Sue Watt meets the local people of Hwange, Cecil’s beautiful former home, and discovers how safari operators are helping them to improve their lives…

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Northeastern Madagascar is home to Masoala Forest Lodge: one of the frontrunners in the sustainability drive of genuine eco-lodges. Before Masoala Lodge was established, the adjoining national park was being illegally and indiscriminately logged…

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With 97% of Madagascar Island Safaris workforce employed locally and a host of support services – including medical care, emergency transport and nutritional natal supplements – provided to neighbouring communities…

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Wouter Vergeer - Category: Other - 06 Jul 2016

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016…

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Dominated by the hippo-choked Shire River, Liwonde National Park is the crown jewel of the Malawian park’s system and the home of 16-bed Mvuu Lodge, which rather unsurprisingly means ‘hippo’ in the local language…

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Mike Unwin - Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ... - 17 May 2016

These scavenging raptors are the hyenas of the skies, playing a vital ecological clean-up role by disposing of decomposing carcasses. Broad wings allow Vultures to soar…

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The Gorongosa National Park restoration project is without doubt one of the most ambitious and outstanding conservation and sustainability success stories taking place in Africa today…

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Mike Unwin - Category: 5 Fascinating Facts About ... - 03 May 2016

The Eland, an ox-like antelope, is the largest in the world and belongs to the ‘spiral-horned’ subfamily, along with the likes of kudu and bushbuck. There are two…

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While African Parks proved its sustainability model with its rejuvenation of Majete Wildlife Reserve, it is their Liuwa Plain National Park project in western Zambia that takes the cake for being the most exciting wilderness…

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Stuart Butler - Category: Other - 21 Apr 2016

A month ago Asilia Africa invited a person of great intellect to come and sit in on their wildlife safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Now, please don’t tell Asilia this, but that person…

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