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Every 5 June since 1974, the world has celebrated World Environment Day, and this year the theme is Biodiversity – a concern that is both urgent and existential. This most renowned day for environmental action brings together engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue. This year the […]

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One of the leading economic casualties of the COVID-19 outbreak is tourism, and the impacts in Africa from a decimated tourism industry is having ripple effects into rural communities and wildlife conservation across the continent. In an effort to help alleviate hunger in across the local South African communities, a group of friends and top […]

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Conservation efforts to save the endangered mountain gorillas are paying off, with the latest census counting over 1,000 gorillas. This is an increase from the previously counted 800. The count revealed 604 mountain gorillas living in trans-boundary Virunga Massif in the Virunga Mountains. This vast area that covers Rwanda, DR Congo and Uganda, previously counted […]

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The environment is set to take centre stage at cinemas around Melbourne, with the Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) announcing its biggest ever program for 2019. From a record 857 films submitted from around the world, the programming team has selected 44 inspiring and thought-provoking films from 18 countries, including feature, short, experimental and – […]

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In light of the recent media coverage surrounding climate change, a group of prodigy surfers from Australia have taken matters into their own hands by working to clean up remote beaches on the Island of Hawai‘i. The event marked the 30th annual international coastal clean-up day, and in addition to the prodigy surfers, youth ambassadors […]

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In an ambitious effort to save the species from extinction, nine critically endangered black rhino have been relocated from South Africa to Singita Grumeti earlier this month. This groundbreaking relocation was conducted by the non-profit Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzanian Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA). It is the largest movement of rhino into Tanzania, […]

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The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled in favour of lions and the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) in a ground-breaking judgement handed down yesterday. In the court case between the NSPCA, and the Department of Environmental Affairs and the South African Predator Breeders Association, Judge Jody Kollapen declared the exportation quotas of 800 lion […]

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Singita has officially opened Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda, working to further conserve the rare mountain gorillas. Singita has operated iconic ecotourism lodges and camps in Africa for the past 26 years. The brand’s expansion into Rwanda supports the company’s 100-year purpose to preserve and protect large areas of African wilderness for […]

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Great Plains Conservation is going beyond adopting a “single use plastic” free month and have taken that call up permanently. Over the last year Great Plains Conservation have adopted this as an internal campaign, and signed the National Geographic Planet or Plastic Pledge to reduce plastics. As founding members of the National Geographic Unique Lodges […]

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Today, countries around the world will celebrate World Environment Day, the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since it began in 1974, the event has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. The theme Each World Environment Day […]

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