Monthly Archives: June 2013

Do we know what we are doing?

I am sorry if it sounds as though I am pro culling elephants, because I am not, but quite honestly I don’t see any alternative, in South Africa that it. Botswana has an innovative approach spearheaded by Mike Chase (PhD) … Continue reading

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What to do about the elephants?

Various sources say that poachers are killing 35 000 – 40 000 elephants a year which equates to about 10% of the total population. Most of the ivory is destined for China and other eastern countries which are then used mainly for … Continue reading

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Sparshoult B Trip Report

I often get asked whether I get bored doing the same trips over and over. The answer is NO. Every group is different and interesting, some in a good way, some in a bad way, but all are interesting! We … Continue reading

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Barnsley College April 2013

My normal post-trip report format is to detail the whole trip however this time I feel a change is needed and a slightly different approach will be made in this report, including the parts which were not-so-good. The first not-so-good … Continue reading

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