Animals and Plants

iSimangaliso Wetland Park: South Africa’s coastal jewel

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is one of the jewels of South Africa's coastline, with a unique mosaic of ecosystems…

3 years ago

The Cape Floral Region

The Cape Floral Region, one of South Africa's eight World Heritage sites, comprises eight protected areas stretching from the Cape…

3 years ago

From Big Five to Little Five

Visitors to South Africa are always keen to see the country's celebrated Big Five - neglecting a wealth of…

3 years ago

South Africa’s wildlife wonders

There's more to South African wildlife than the celebrated "Big Five". From big to small, meat eater to ant…

3 years ago

South Africa’s plant life

South Africa's large areas of semi-desert scrub and grassland might suggest a certain poverty of plant life. Aside from…

3 years ago

Global conservation award for DRC park ranger and environmentalist

Rodrigue Katembo, a former child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been awarded an international environmental prize for…

3 years ago

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals…

3 years ago

Whale watching in South Africa

South Africa is one of the best destinations worldwide for watching marine mammals, whether from land or from…

4 years ago

South Africa’s Black Mambas inspire Hollywood film

CD Anderson The all-women Black Mamba anti-poaching unit is renowned around the world for their committed efforts to protect South…

4 years ago

Zimbabwe’s protectors of the secretive pangolin

Pangolins are mammals distinctive for their protective keratin scales and largely solitary existence. This animal the most illegally trafficked mammal…

4 years ago