Attachment Effects of Poaching I am fascinated by the human psyche. I studied psychology for six years, two of which were from a family systems context during my postgraduate studies. As I delve into the natural world and experience the beauty of wildlife, I have enjoyed learning about the psychological and emotional aspects of animals,Continue reading “Attachment Effects of Poaching”
The seduction of nature A must read by Jamie Joseph about beauty, bloodlust and ivory. The sins of the father must end in this generation.
How #BringBackOurElephants Can #BringBackOurGirls I have long been interested in environmental conservation, but only recently have I truly been able to begin working in the field of conservation education. This past year I taught at a bilingual school in Spain: it was technically an internship, but due to the fact that I was the firstContinue reading “How #BringBackOurElephants Can #BringBackOurGirls”
To Serve and Protect We’ve been at the reserve for just under two weeks now, and the team seems to have established itself as something as a constant. Though various families and groups of friends have come to visit and left again after a few days, we stay and continue working on our projects andContinue reading “To Serve and Protect”
Everybody Poops We’ve been so lucky so far. We saw four white rhinos the very first game drive, a circus of elephants (the technical term for a group) in the evening the next day, and a cheetah in the next morning. We’ve also been lucky with the people, who have taught us a great dealContinue reading “Everybody Poops”
Rhinos: Why did South Africa skip a vital conference on illegal wildlife trade? In London last week international media scrambled to cover the high-level and much anticipated international conference on illegal wildlife trade. However, there was one notable absentee. South Africa’s absence at the conference and non-participation in the signing of the London Declaration areContinue reading “Rhinos: Why did South Africa skip a vital conference on illegal wildlife trade?”