My memory of “The Horn”

(as a post script the the Ian Player Perspective – The Horn) I well remember the snowy day in 1982 in Scotland when I drove Ian around the Findhorn Bay, south of Forres, to the Cumming Estate. We were greeted by Gordon Cumming himself, had tea, and “talked...

Ian Player Perspective – The Horn

I remember very clearly my first encounter with the White Rhino, in the Imfolozi Game Reserve, which I have described in some detail in my book ‘The White Rhino Saga.’ But some years after that experience I was talking with the renowned South African ecologist...

Young Amur Tiger Hit by Car in Russian Far East

RIA Novosti press reported on April 20 that local people along the Razdolnoye-Khasan Highway found a 1 ½ yr old Amur tiger wounded due to being struck by a car. Her hind end was damaged. Expert and veterinary help was called in from the Wildlife Conservation Society...

Ian Player Perspective – Lake St. Lucia

The current crisis on Lake St Lucia, the pearl of iSimangaliso Wetland Park (a UN World Heritage Area) as it is now known, began a long time ago, probably when the great Zulu king Shaka rose to power in the 1800’s and began increasing the cattle herds in the...

Umzi Wethu – Nature, Nurture, Future

We’ve just uploaded this fantastic video about Umzi Wethu, a program we run in conjunction with The Wilderness Foundation (Africa) to address the urgent issue of youth orphaned or displaced by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa.  Umzi students are trained for...
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