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Hunting – a Great Debate Hunting – a Great Debate Date: 14/12/2013

John Hanks and Ian Michler are calling for a more reasoned look at hunting in Africa - and the growing opposition to it ....

Lessons from the PEACEFUL PRIMATE Lessons from the PEACEFUL PRIMATE Date: 07/12/2013

With perhaps as few as 5 000 individuals left in the wild (although we're really not sure), bonobos Pan paniscus face the very ...

A-Grade ecotourism A-Grade ecotourism Date: 02/11/2013

A healthy ecotourism sector is vital if we are to slow the rate of habitat degradation, says Ian Michler - and highlights a ...

Blonde bombshell Blonde bombshell Date: 26/10/2013

We were doing a game count near Xaranna Lodge in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, when we caught sight of this pale bird, which we...

Garden gems Garden gems Date: 19/10/2013

As birds go, sunbirds must be among gardeners' favourites. Why? Well, apart from being seriously attractive, they go for gaudy...

Heading into the mild, Wild West Heading into the mild, Wild West Date: 13/10/2013

Towards the end of winter this year, Peter Borchert and Heila Frieslich took to the R27, heading north from Cape up the West Coast

Fear Factor Fear Factor Date: 21/09/2013

'I would be quite happy to walk down one of my local alleyways in broad daylight,' says science editor Tim Jackson. 'But would ...

Leaders who don’t LEAD Leaders who don’t LEAD Date: 14/09/2013

While the poaching of rhinos and elephants continues to escalate across Africa, the continent's political leaders continue to ...

Keep Calm and Carrion Keep Calm and Carrion Date: 07/09/2013

Vultures are not, to put it gently, near the top of many safari-goers 'must-see' lists. Neither handsome nor fully fledged ...

Family time out Family time out Date: 31/08/2013

We all know that young people should be more connected to nature, so taking your city-bred children into the bush sounds like ...