Standing in a pit in the red soil of a mountaintop forest in northern Mozambique, Dr Simon Willcock was dirty but very excited. “Undisturbed forest is incredibly rare,” he said. “That is why we scaled a 125-metre-tall cliff with a pickaxe.” Willcock, from Bangor University in Wales, knew of no other rainforest in Africa that […]
The Ruaha National Park, about 130 km west of Iringa, Tanzania, is known for its wild dogs, lions, spotted hyenas, East African cheetahs and African leopards. Working with Haley Jackson on a project in this beautiful part of our continent was a rare delight. My visit to the park was during the wet season, which […]
Did you know that plastic in many different forms is a known cancer risk? Like the feared BPA in water bottles, single use plastics break down into tiny pieces. These pieces can also cause serious long term harm, entering our food chain. Yuck! Recent Research has shown that of all the 8.3 billion metric tons […]
Abused and disadvantaged mothers and daughters are being honed into a squad of sharpshooters to save wildlife in the Zambezi valley. Learn more and support the Brave Ones by visiting their site. All Photos: Copyright Adrian Steirn – Follow him on instagram: www.instagram.com/adriansteirn/ The black metal of the AR-15 rifle has worn silvery and shiny […]
The Marine Megafauna Foundation celebrates a successful program to help return fisheries to local management and help drive sustainable development, securing a long-term future for the fisher-people of Mozambique -By Anastasia Pashkovetskaya
The Tuli Block in Botswana is one of the most geographically interesting places in Southern Africa. Separating it from South Africa is what Kipling called “The great grey green greasy Limpopo river, all set about with fever trees”, and for now this is still the case.