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Col John Blashford-Snell OBE to support Explorers against Extinction event.Published: 5th July 2017

Col John Blashford-Snell OBE to join Sir Ranulph Fiennes as keynote speaker at Explorers against Extinction on 12 October.

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World's largest map and travel book store joins the battle against species extinctionPublished: 30th June 2017

Stanfords has joined forces with The Real Africa Trust to raise awareness about the threats to endangered species via their Explorers against Extinction campaign.

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Sudan - Last of the Rhinos - BBC2 9pm Wednesday 28 JunePublished: 26th June 2017

A BBC Natural World documentary on Sudan, the last male Northern White Rhino in the world airs on Wednesday 28 June.

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Explorers against Extinction campaignPublished: 1st June 2017

Leading explorers, conservationists, wildlife experts, celebities and artists join hands in the battle against extinction.

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New jetty at Muchenje Safari Lodge, BotswanaPublished: 30th May 2017

Muchenje's new boat jetty at Ihaha is finally open.

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Rwanda double the cost of Gorilla trekking permitPublished: 16th May 2017

Permits to trek to see endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda are set to double in price to 1500 USD.

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Botswana introduces Tourism Development LevyPublished: 2nd May 2017

A mandatory tourism levy to raise money for conservation has been introduced.

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Giraffe Manor to feature on BBC2 Monday 10 April at 9pmPublished: 10th April 2017

Watch 'Amazing Hotels - Life Beyond the Lobby' tonight at 9pm on BBC2 for a behind the scenes look at Giraffe Manor, Kenya.

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Anti-poaching dog squads to be featured on the BBCPublished: 15th March 2017

The BBC regional news programme, Inside Out, will feature the work of Animals Saving Animals on Monday 20 March at 1930 on BBC1

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Real Africa Trust fosters three more Sheldrick orphansPublished: 15th March 2017

The Real Africa Trust is proud to continue supporting the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

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New family tent at Ker & Downey's Footsteps camp, BotswanaPublished: 2nd March 2017

Kere & Downey Camps in Botswana opened on 1 March and with a few new additions...

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Baby black rhino born at Sera Conservancy, KenyaPublished: 1st March 2017

We are delighted to hear of the first black rhino calf to be born on the new Sera Conservancy in Kenya

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Lack of rain causes unusual movement in Wildebeest migration - updatePublished: 22nd February 2017

The Great Migration is in the Serengeti, as is usual at this time, but this year due to lack of rain, the herds aren't following their usual circuit, being found far further north.

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Kenya Airways to launch direct Nairobi to Victoria Falls flightPublished: 20th February 2017

The new direct service from Nairobi to the new Victoria Falls International will operate three times a week commencing May 2017.

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Winners of #RealRhinos Raffle announced by Save the Rhino & Real AfricaPublished: 8th February 2017

Check those numbers ... the results are in! Who will win the luxury rhino conservation safari for two to Kenya?

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Mission Possible Malawi evening at Ham Yard HotelPublished: 8th February 2017

Experts in compassionate conservation came together for a special evening on 8 February

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Wildebeest calving begins on the southern plains of the Serengeti, TanzaniaPublished: 6th February 2017

The Great Wildebeest Migration is now in the southern Serengeti where over the next 3 weeks the wildebeest will calve.

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Update on drought in LaikipiaPublished: 3rd February 2017

Update on drought situation and the difficulties reported in western Laikipia region.

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Third Maasai Olympics helps to save lions in KenyaPublished: 30th January 2017

The recent Maasai Olympics in Kenya directly helps to conserve the big cat population.

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New Year, New Line UpPublished: 11th January 2017

It's out with the old and in with the new. Find out about new camps and lodges, far flung islands and where you should be travelling this year to get ahead of the rest.

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China announces ban on ivory trade by end of 2017Published: 3rd January 2017

Historic decision heralded by conservation organisations as China bans trade on ivory.

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