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…
What makes an elephant hero? Meet Holly Budge this Elephant Appreciation Day
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.
8 reasons to plan a visit to the Maasai Mara
With the onset of a global pandemic, people living in the Maasai Mara and dependent on tourism income lost livelihoods and had to face other challenges that they were unprepared for. However, Kenya wildlife tourism is gradually springing back into action…
Has Coronavirus changed the face of the Maasai Mara forever?
A look at the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the one of the most iconic wild spaces left on our planet; the Maasai Mara.
Namibia’s PEACE Project is saving elephants (and people)
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.
No Entry: book review and giveaway
Discover the brilliant new book ‘No Entry’, a page-turning new novel about elephant poaching in South Africa. Win a copy for yourself or use my code for a free e-book download
How Many Elephants?
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.
Amarula Trust supports ‘How Many Elephants’
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.
Shamwari Diaries: Act 2, Scene 4 – A whale of a time
In this week’s Shamwari series the team (and our car) has a close brush with an elephant and I have the chance to see pilot whales during the breeding season.
IAPWA launches ‘Claws Out’ film to expose the truth about volunteering with lions in South Africa
Claws Out explores the realities of tourists and gap year students volunteering with lions and lion cubs in South Africa. From cuddling and bottle-feeding cubs to walking with lion experiences; the hard-hitting documentary looks at how these popular tourist activities conceal dark links to the canned hunting industry.