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hereEdge of Existence Wins top award

Edge of Existence Wins top award

South African conservation documentary, The Edge of Existence, by Black Bean Productions, has scooped a top award at the 10th annual Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF), which took place from 1 October to 8 November 2020. Out of 150 documentaries at the festival, The Edge of Existence – which took three years to film, with […]

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hereCaleo Foundation fundraising initiative

Caleo Foundation fundraising initiative

In the spirit of giving back during the global pandemic lockdown, the Caleo Foundation has launched a #bednightsforfoodparcels fundraising initiative to support vulnerable communities in South Africa. The Caleo Foundation is a non-profit conservation organisation established in Switzerland. In South Africa the Caleo Foundation is custodian of both Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and Jock Safari Lodge. Auction […]

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hereWild Shots Outreach

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on May 12, 2020
Wild Shots Outreach

The V&A Waterfront, in partnership with Platform Creative Agency, has launched a new initiative – Wid Shots Outreach: 100 Beautiful Things – that celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of the makers behind some of South Africa’s most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences. The Wild Shots outreach initiative features 100 Beautiful Things, all of which […]

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hereAttitude Hotels Mauritius

Attitude Hotels Mauritius

I’ve been invited to Mauritius for a conference on digitalisation and sustainability in tourism and the itinerary says I’m staying at an Attitude Hotel… Mmmm, I think, what is Attitude? Thanks to google I find that the Collins English Dictionary says ‘Your attitude to something is the way that you think and feel about it, especially when this shows in the way you behave.’ […]

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hereDeceased Great White Sharks…

Deceased Great White Sharks…

Deceased Great White Sharks and Orca (Killer Whale) Predation – A First In South Africa: Marine Dynamics/Dyer Island Conservation Trust Report May 2017 was an interesting yet trying time for the team of Marine Dynamics and the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.  The team was called out to retrieve not one but three white sharks – […]

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hereAfrica Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, a hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town. Blood Lions and Coffee Shack took the coveted position of Overall Winner from a selection […]

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hereBlack Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on May 31, 2017
Black Rhino returned to the wilds of Rwanda

The critically endangered black rhino has returned to the wilds of Rwanda with the help of Etihad Cargo and animal transport specialist Intradco Global. On behalf of African Parks, a conservation non-profit organisation that manages national parks and protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent, Intradco chartered two Etihad Boeing 777 freighters to […]

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