Teaming up for Rhinos

Black Rhino

Two safari lodge companies, two of the best in fact, are joining forces for rhinos. As poaching in South Africa reaches record highs – one figure that’s nothing to brag about – Great Plains Conservation and &Beyond have announced that they will together transport as many as 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana. “There […]

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Branson for Wildlife!

Richard Branson helps hundreds of thousands of travelers reach their destinations every year, through his airline Virgin. But he’s also a businessman who is visibly, audibly, and persistently trying to make a difference, whether it is through Virgin Unite – an organization that connects people to make a positive change in the world and has […]

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Five Rhinos Donated

Setting Free the Rhino

Called the most significant wildlife relocation in East Africa in 50 years, the first five of 32 critically endangered Eastern Black Rhino have been shipped from South Africa to the Serengeti in Tanzania. And one of the main reasons it has happened is Singita Grumeti. The rhino population in Serengeti has fallen from 1000 to […]

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Bloodhounds Against Poachers

Bosco in Action with his Handler

In 2006 the anti-poaching team funded by the Maasailand Preservation Trust, which was started by Richard Bonham of Ol Donyo Lodge, introduced a couple of new members – two bloodhounds. Using dogs against rhino poachers  has added a new prong to the fight against this illegal and treacherous activity. Together with their handlers,  the dogs […]

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Lewa Wilderness, Kenya

Making Furniture at Lewa

Who They Are Lewa Wilderness is situated within one of Kenya’s major private conservation successes, the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (previously known as Lewa Downs), at the foot of Mt. Kenya. Lewa Wilderness is the original family home of the Craigs, who came from England and settled here in 1924 to raise cattle, and is still […]

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Nomad Tanzania

Who They Are Nomad Tanzania is a small owner-run safari company, based just outside Arusha. It has an eclectic mix of luxury camps spread across the country. Greystoke Mahale, at the foot of the Mahale Mountains and on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, is a fantastic base from which to view chimpanzees and enjoy the […]

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