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Environment + Conservation

Africa’s Natural World Heritage Sites –

Cape Floral Region Namib Sand Sea Selous Game Reserve Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve The Okavango Delta, Serengeti, Kilimanjaro and Virunga National Parks no doubt conjure up a myriad of images in your mind. Elephants with raised trunks, wading up to their bellies in slowly moving river waters amidst tall straight reeds bent by

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Books

Read Africa

Read Africa Books Discover Africa between the pages of these great books Previous Next

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Films and Documentaries

See Africa

See Africa Movies, documentaries and more Delve into the sights and sounds of Africa. Feature films, documentaries, and more, will transport and ignite your curiosity. Movies Previous Next Wildlife Documentaries Previous Next African Culture, History and Politics Previous Next African Cinema Previous Next

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Environment + Conservation

Will COVID-19 End the Wildlife Trade?

COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, meaning it is passed from animals to humans. These viruses generally appear in our species due to human behavior, including using exotic species such as pangolins as food. Other zoonotic diseases include HIV, Ebola, SARS and Anthrax. COVID-19 is suspected to have originated in bats then passed through another mammal

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General

Virtual Safaris – Go On a Safari From Your Home

If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa – John Hemingway Life has gone virtual for the time being, but that doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy the sights and sounds of Africa. We have gathered many options to let you roam while you’re home. From live video feeds across the continent to scheduled

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People + Culture

Cultural Tourism in Ethiopia

Cultural tourism can feel fraught with ethical issues, but when done right it can be an eye-opening experience of connection that can also benefit communities who welcome tourists. Additionally, it can be a driver to preserving cultures and traditions. It must be approached with respect for the area and people and should be enriching for

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Congo

African Parks – A Unique Approach to National Park Rehabilitation and Management.

Buffalo Team Rhino Return to Malawi Protecting and maintaining wild areas throughout Africa requires enormous effort and cooperation between governments, local communities, NGOs and even travelers in order to ensure these landscapes are preserved for generations to come. African Parks is a truly amazing not-for-profit that has taken this challenge head on. Founded in 2000,

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Travel

Technology on Safari

We all know how much technology has evolved in recent decades. It’s hard to believe that only 20 years ago we weren’t tethered to our smart phones or constantly updating social media. While technological progress will inexorably march on, new innovations raise some questions about when the use of today’s technology is appropriate, and when

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Travel

Johannesburg – A Visitor’s Art and Entertainment Guide

Johannesburg is a massive, sprawling, land-locked city that hasn’t been on the radar for international tourists as a must-see destination. But that is quickly changing. Johannesburg’s vibrant food and art scene are drawing many people each year who are discovering the city’s hidden gems. Johannesburg offers tourists incredible food, beautiful marketplaces, and a rich history,

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