Carlisle on Conservation
Elephant and another of life’s lessons
May 18, 2015
We were sitting quietly at the waterhole at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve recently, waiting for something to come down to the water. This activity (or lack thereof) is always rewarding and, sure enough, after 15 minutes of watching the Pied Kingfishers look for their lunch, a big elephant bull emerged and made his way to the water’s edge to drink. As he strolled up, his mate appeared on the scene and sidled up to him for good, long drink.
The first batch of the 100 rhino moved to safety
May 15, 2015
&Beyond and Great Plains Conservation are thrilled to announce that the first batch of the 100 rhino have now successfully been moved to safety in Botswana. Obviously there are strict security measures in place to ensure the safety of these animals at all times, which is why the announcement is now being made post-release.
Rhinos Without Borders is a joint initiative between &Beyond and Great Plains Conservation and a tremendous amount of fundraising, planning, hard work and physical labour went
Rhino Innovators for Rhinos Without Borders
April 23, 2015
It’s truly humbling to see the support that Rhinos Without Borders has received from the younger generation.
Well done and a big thank you to these girls, and many others, for helping to make a difference and spread the word about rhino poaching.
Nature’s greatest mystery
March 25, 2015
Namibia is a very special place, with the Namib Desert considered one of the most spiritual places on earth. This aura of spirituality is reinforced by the fact that the area is home to a natural phenomenon that science has still not found a conclusive explanation for. When you consider that mankind can track DNA and put a man on the moon, it’s truly remarkable that we still can’t explain the fairy circles of the Namib Desert.
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Hot off the press, we have just received the below news from India!
March 12, 2015
I am delighted to share the news that the historic conservation project described here, has finally taken place for the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department. Following on our assistance with the translocation of gaur in India, &Beyond was involved in the establishment, design and construction of the barasingha breeding pens at Satpura National Park.
The fact that the leadership of the MP Forest Department has been bold enough to tackle this project means that they have full confidence in the staff