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Tips on how to have an ethical elephant experience

Here are the five ways to have an ethical elephant experience abroad, so you can appreciate the beauty of these wonderful animals, knowing their well-being is paramount...

9 hours ago

New study: Pesticides increase extinction risk for bumblebee populations

Neonicotinoids are a class of insecticides that are used on agricultural crops to control insect pests. Unfortunately, numerous studies have shown that they can also damage beneficial insects like bumblebees...

By Mark Brown 1 day ago

Three ways to improve commercial shipping's environmental footprint

While it's an essential part of international trade, shipping also poses serious risks to the environment. There are some immediate solutions to this problem that use existing technology...

By Martina Doblin 1 day ago

How some African farmers are responding to climate change and what we can learn from them

As sub-Saharan Africa's climate changes, small-scale farmers are increasingly looking to innovative ways of dealing with challenges. Here are three novel ways African farmers are using adaptive strategies to thrive...

2 days ago

Garden Route women show their mettle

Two women in the Garden Route National park, in pursuit of organisational objectives post tragedies, prove Eleanor Roosevelt right - a woman is like a teabag...

2 days ago

Belvedere Vodka wins gold at international CSR awards

For the third year running, Belvedere Vodka was awarded a gold medal in sustainability at the 2017 International Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Excellence Awards in London...

2 days ago

Ecotourism camps flourish through impact investment

Asilia's newest impact investment, Roho ya Selous, in the UNESCO world heritage site of Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, is the latest addition to its stable of ecotourism camps...

11 Aug 2017

Forest conservation approaches must recognise the rights of local people

Until the 1980s, biodiversity conservation in the tropics focused on the “fines and fences” approach: creating protected areas from which local people were forcibly excluded...

By Sarobidy Rakotonarivo and Neal Hockley 11 Aug 2017

3D-printing tech for the marine world could save coral reefs

In true Cousteau fashion, this marine conservation project uses modern technology to protect and restore underwater life...

10 Aug 2017

How to set conservation priorities in response to climate change

Climate change is not something that will just go away...

By Orly Razgour 7 Aug 2017

Researchers: Artificial intelligence can help fight deforestation

A new technique using artificial intelligence to predict where deforestation is most likely to occur could help the DRC preserve its shrinking rainforest and cut carbon emissions, researchers have said...

By Umberto Bacchi 3 Aug 2017

2017 SAB Environmental Awards open for entries

The annual SAB Environmental Media Awards and Environmentalist of the Year 2017 is open for entries...

2 Aug 2017

Rangers, we salute you

Every year on 31 July, nations around the globe observe World Rangers Day to commemorate the countless brave rangers who have sacrificed their lives to protect our natural heritage...

1 Aug 2017

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International

Can tourism alleviate global poverty?

Wouldn't it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could help end something as grinding and enduring as global poverty? After all, the industry is booming, growing at least 4% a year since the 1960s (with a brief slowdown in 2009), according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

By Susanne Becken 24 Jul 2017

Hybrid burgers for the health and environmentally conscious

Sonic is to launch hybrid burgers that could potentially be a game changer in the fast food chain industry.

By Bongani Shweni 10 Jul 2017

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