We used our break from cycling in Arusha, Tanzania to do a 2 day safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. Our guide referred to this Unesco World Heritage Site as a “natural zoo”. In that category, it falls 2nd only to the Galápagos Islands in our experience. Ngorongoro is a world of singular beauty that […]
Coinciding with its regional consultation with member states in Africa, CABI hosted a policy summit on invasive species in Gaborone, Botswana on 28 February. About 70 delegates representing policymakers, research, the private sector and civil society from across Africa gathered to learn about and discuss the impact of invasives as well as the technical and […]
Photograph by Matt Parry, runner-up. On an early morning safari drive in the Amakhala game reserve, South Africa, we came across these two rhinos coming out of the mist. A little bird is hitching a ride with one of the rhinos. Comment by Mick Ryan, Judge: Is there any species more prehistoric-looking than the endangered […]
The big 5 in Kenya Wildlife Reserves
Pictures and stories from Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara, Nepal.
Originally posted on Wild Snapshots: Some of the world’s most unique species are facing rapid population declines as the billion dollar illegal animal trade booms. If you’ve been to south east Asia, or even some areas of central and south America chances are you’ve seen monkeys, snakes or birds paraded around some of the biggest…