It’s important to highlight the tourism organisations who contribute to the communities they operate in – here’s a lovely case story from Team Talk, in Kenya.
Blog posts: Environment
Learn to travel in a way that does not harm the environment and become conscious of your impact.
Balancing environmental concerns with development is a thorny issue in eco-tourism. Victor Dlamini argues that poverty and a poorly protected environment go hand in hand.
Trees for Zambia is an eco-initiative, a travel experience, and a lot of fun. Here’s what you can learn in one week of planting trees.
Botswana’s Okavango Delta has become the 1000th site to be included in the list of Unesco World Heritage Site’s around the globe.
Aaron Gekoski travelled to the sacred forests of southern Madagascar to witness one plodding animals’ rapid march to extinction.
Apart from our rhinos, there are many other endangered animals in South Africa. Read about these and see how you can help in conserving our wildlife heritage.
Poaching-related deaths are being highlighted as a positive solution to the poaching problem. It is fuelling ignorance to the complexities of SA’s poaching epidemic and growing a crowd outwardly condones death, war and murder as the final resolution.
Bullied by bigger cats, shot by farmers and subject to low genetic variation; cheetah’s fight for survival is up against the worst. Yet it has overcome the odds as the lowest ranking large carnivore to earn its spots as a specialised, adaptable predator. Here’s how.
While being environmentally-conscious is a big part of being a sustainable traveller, it’s not the only thing to consider.
Melissa Bachman has become public enemy number 1 in South Africa and the worldwide online community. Paul Maughan-Brown tries to figure out why, and argues that the abuse is as poorly directed as it is poorly considered.