Carlisle on Conservation
- CARE OF THE LAND
- CARE OF THE PEOPLE
- CARE OF THE WILDLIFE
- EXPERIENCES TO REMEMBER
October 30, 2015
Wherever possible, &Beyond endeavours to empower those staff at our lodges that run their own sustainable businesses within their communities, such as vegetable patches, mushroom gardens, chicken and pig farms, recycled candles, traditional crafts, and so on. This empowers our staff, supplies them with extra income, lowers our carbon footprint and provides our guests with fresh, local food items, as well as authentic African products.
Simon Hombo, a butler at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, has also started an organic farm
A Reason to Smile
With a massive population of 52 million people, Tanzania has a mere 250 dentists. Residents of the country’s many rural communities are forced to walk long distances over difficult terrain to obtain any form of dental treatment and the standards of hygiene at many of these practices remain woefully underdeveloped.
Five years ago, when German dentist Prof Dr Martin Jörgens stayed at &Beyond Klein’s Camp, his ranger Seleu introduced him not only to the area’s fascinating wildlife, but also to the local
Knowing When To Translocate
Undoubtedly, translocating wild animals is a stressful process, for both the animals and humans involved. Over the years, I have often been asked how one would know when to translocate…
The one occasion I remember quite clearly, as very young 20 year old game catcher, was a cattle farmer in Hoedspruit who was having a problem with giraffe breaking his cattle fences. This meant that the wrong bulls got to the heifers when they weren’t supposed to and this created
October 21, 2015
The oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface; 94% of life on Earth is aquatic; and between 70 and 80% of the world’s oxygen is created by marine plants.
These facts alone highlight the dire importance of marine conservation and the shared responsibility we all have to protect our oceans and its inhabitants. And so, equally important to our core operations, and perhaps &Beyond’s fourth ‘C’, is Care of the Water.
Did you know that andBeyond Mnemba Island is one
Fostering Conservation through Art
andBeyonders across the group continue to raise awareness for the plight of the rhino and educate the next generation about conservation.
Musa Mbatha, Assistant Reserve Manager at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, has been working closely with Africa Foundation, Project Rhino KZN and the Kingsley Holgate Foundation to host an art competition for children in the local communities.
Earlier this year, Musa and the team visited three schools to speak about rhino conservation and hand out rhino art for the