Browsing: Environment

Asia
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Most incidents of conflict between people and tigers display how ugly we humans can become. But the respectful behavior of one particular community during a recent WTI tiger rescue made a much stronger and more hopeful impression.

Africa
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How can anyone believe that shooting an elephant is anything other than environmental terrorism? When did money substitute itself for true conservation, namely the preservation of natural functioning ecosystems?

Africa
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Lodges in wildlife reserves cater to tourists hoping to experience some of the most exciting wildlife sightings in the world. What’s not well known is that a reserve like Timbavati is, in terms of income, primarily a hunting destination.

Africa
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If proposed new draft regulations become law, South Africa will become an almost open market for trading and even exporting rhino horn. The decline and possible extinction of wild rhinos will be in the interest of rhino breeders, who will then control the world market.

Art
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As flashlights blind the eyes of an onlooker, sighting an apparition unexpectedly can leave one numb and senseless. He lay quite unconcerned less than two metres away, basking in the warm glory of a gentle winter. “That’s the King,” whispered our guide. “The King Cobra.”

Africa
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Global problems need global solutions, without which efforts to save wildlife, halt climate change, and live sustainably are doomed to failure. Only a radical re-think of the way we live will enable us to live sustainably and in harmony with nature.

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