Botswana is internationally acclaimed for its supreme and unforced combination of tourism and wildlife. 17% of the country is proclaimed protected and a further 20% made up of wildlife management areas. With its eclectic mix of serenely beautiful landscapes and some of the largest populations of wildlife species found in Africa, Botswana is a premier […]

via Holiday Escapes to Beautiful Botswana — The CosmoPolite Times

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This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the Proportion of Illegally Killed Elephants data, or PIKE, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of […]

via African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report — The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology – europeansting.com

Namibia: Situated north of its more well-known neighbour South Africa, Namibia extends over an area that’s about 2 times that of France but with only ~2.2 million inhabitants. Awarded with two UNESCO World Heritage sites – The Namib Sand Sea and Twyfelfontein – it’s also home to a vast array of other spectacular landscapes, […]

via “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” – Namibia and Botswana Jul/Aug 2017 — He.llo.Wo.rld – Travel blog