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Kruger Park – Meet the ‘Little Five’

Kruger Park in South Africa's Mpumalanga province is stocked with all manner of fauna and flora, including more than 140 mammals and 500 species of birds, some of which are migratory. Most visitors come to...
Giant Leatherback Turtle

Saving the Giant Leatherback Turtle

After decades of indiscriminate slaughter of leatherback turtles on the beaches of Trinidad, a band of villagers have finally come to their aid; trying to stop the carnage and protect nesting sites. The giant...
Seychelles Magpie Robin

Saving the Seychelles Magpie Robin

Twelve of the world’s rarest bird species live in the Seychelles.  One of these, the Seychelles Magpie Robin, almost became extinct in the last century.  Luckily, BirdLife International started a programme...
Scops Owl

Protecting the Bare-legged Scops Owl

One of the greatest aspects of life on planet Earth is the diversity that this one planet holds. The diversity of life on planet Earth doesn’t simply refer to one characteristic, but many. Consider, for...

Bird Photography

Photographing our feathered friends is fascinating, fun, but often frustrating. What do we need for successful bird photos? Digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera Telephoto lens (70-300mm is good to...

The Mysterious and Exotic Plants of Seychelles

From the archipelago of the Seychelles Islands springs a host of extraordinary plants with unique and unexpected features. Come explore some of the most mysterious and exotic plants of...

Going nuts for the Seychelles double coconut

There are a lot of reasons why the Seychelles are a popular tourist spot, but one popular factor is the unique and beautiful flora and fauna. Located in the Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar, this...

The Coco de Mer – Jewel of the Seychelles

The Seychelles are home to some of the most amazing flora and fauna on the planet, but perhaps none is as unique as the Coco de Mer. This fascinating plant is found only in the Seychelles, and it has a...