Many of us will have only seen elephants in zoos, or so-called safari parks, and likely felt confused by the joy being brought by seeing them up close, and the reality of the lack of space and enrichment they have in captivity…
This Elephant Appreciation Day, meet adventurer and conservationist Holly Budge, Founder of UK charity How Many Elephants and Co-Founder of World Female Ranger Day.
Today is the first ever World Female Ranger Day – a day dedicated to recognising, celebrating and supporting female anti-poaching rangers in Africa and beyond!
I got to speak with the team at Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA) Namibia about their PEACE Project to help communities to co-exist with desert elephants.
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This week sees the release of ‘Sides of a Horn’, a narrative short film telling the story of Africa’s poaching war from both sides of the fence. I chatted to Director Toby Wosskow about the film’s release.
Last week, I was delighted to attend How many elephants’ inaugural event at the Royal Geographic Society, London, to meet the lady behind the campaign; designer, adventurer and How Many Elephants Founder, Holly Budge.
For the first time, the Amarula Trust are working alongside How Many Elephants to help to raise awareness around the alarming rate at which the African Elephant is being poached.
In this week’s Shamwari series we discover two white rhinos drowned in a river and are left with the task of figuring out what happened. We also go on a rescue mission to try and save a stranded gemsbok and I end up with a botfly larvae in my leg!
My heart was racing and my eyes were fixed. About 10-feet ahead was a wild lioness looking right at me. I wasn’t in a vehicle or behind a fence, but was actually there in the African wild, with nothing between us. It was my first game walk and I knew that moment would never leave me.