WE HAVE HEARD

“A tree does not move unless there is wind.” Nigerian Proverb Africa is home to about 410,000 savannah elephants (Loxodonta africana), most of them living in southern Africa. Over 290,000 elephants (70%) are spread across 103 protected areas which vary in size,...

Banded Mongooses, Fossiled Snakes and Elephant Ribs

A WORLD FIRST. Experts in identifying fossil tracks and traces, Hayley, Cawthra Council for Geo Science, and Charles Helm, African Centre for Coastal Palaeoscince, in a recently published paper described the first snake trace in the fossil record. Found on South...

The Ripple Effect

COP 28 ends – what will the outcome be? JUST BECAUSE A LIZARD NODS ITS HEAD, IT DOES NOT MEAN IT IS IN AGREEMENT Opening COP28, KING CHARLES III, a lifelong environmentalist, said.“I pray with all my heart that COP28 will be another critical turning point towards...

Synthetic Ivory and Apologies

AFRICA TALKED – October 2023 for International Distribution “The ant constructs her home, the bee its sheltering comb,the spider weaves her web, and the flowers breathe to thema spirit in their sweet perfume that give them strength totoil.” Aquarian Gospel Chapter 28...

Plants do not suffer in silence

AFRICA TALKED – May 2023 for International Distribution “If you stand for a reason beprepared to stand alone like atree, and if you fall on theground, fall like a seed thatgrows back to fight again.”(Unknown author)(Photo by Mathew Sterne) It was three years ago, in...

How Big is an Elephant?

AFRICA TALKED – APRIL 2023 NEWSLETTER forInternational Distribution “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” (Warren Buffett, Philanthropist) SELECTED DESTINATIONS Crafting safaris since 2005, Leslie Nevison of Mama...