The GREAT DECLINE “The disappearance of wildlife species is perhaps the most pressing and serious of all environmental problems, threatening the loss of valuable natural services and, as a result, undermining human well-being. The already accelerating rate of species loss is set to become faster still, as existing pressures arising from human population growth, expansion […]
Dedicated to icons as Cecil, Xanda, his brother and all wildlife, who lost, and still loose their precious lifes, by facing the destructive power of lead.
After Durban, we had a long travel day to St. Lucia, the basis for our exploring of Hluhluwe & Imfalosi game reserve. We started our evening with a Zulu lesson where we learned several Zulu phrases. The only one I remember is Hello – Sawubona! We had to be careful if we walked around at […]
Habitat loss, deforestation and fragmentation pose the greatest threat to wildlife and biodiversity on the planet. The world’s forests, lakes, swamps, savannahs and natural areas will continue to disappear as habitats and natural resources are exploited for human consumption. Major causes of deforestation are for expansion of agricultural land, harvesting of timber, wood […]
Just in case someone thinks we are just being on a vacation you’ll find below our busy timetable as well as the additional tasks and a map of our location. Outdoor amenities Yes, we live in the bush… Quizz with the students at Koiyaki Guiding School Students wearing their traditional Massai cloths which the also […]
It’s taken some time to feel ready to write anything about Tanzania. I think some of it was I didn’t know how I felt about it once we returned home and some of it I just wanted to keep it all to myself. I also didn’t write notes, which was stupid. But, now is the […]
In Africa, the big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephant, and Cape buffalo. The term “big five game” (usually capitalized or quoted as “Big Five”) was coined by big-game hunters and refers to the five most difficult animals in Africa to hunt on foot. Subsequently the term […]