Perhaps the most intriguing thing about SA’s most expensive land claim is that it should have never gone ahead at all.
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Protecting ecosystems while redressing land dispossession
With conservation sitting uneasily alongside redress in SA, attempts to ensure restitution for communities evicted from their land under apartheid – government-owned and private – have met with mixed success.
South Africa’s land restitution process explained
A pithy primer.
Kruger Park science centre aims to inspire a passion for ecology
South Africa has no shortage of problems facing its astonishingly rich biodiversity, from climate change and habitat encroachment to pollution and poaching. Skills and knowledge are required to meet these challenges, and helping to address the shortage of both is the Skukuza Science Leadership Initiative (SSLI), a state-of-the art science facility in the Kruger National Park’s administrative hub.
Hot Air Ballooning Above Elephants
An exhilarating aerial safari in Zambia’s Kafue National Park.
What Working on a Remote Scottish Farm Gave Me
Two weeks of physical labour left me with far more than just dirt under my fingernails.
Decoding the Past to Understand the Present
An interview with World War Two historian Sir Antony Beevor.
Being a Writer F*cks Up Your Life
Craig Higginson discusses his exquisite novel, “The Dream House”, writing practice and much more.
Author Colm Tóibín on ‘Pulling Things Up and Out’
The Irish master discusses the creative impulse, his writing process, and why he finally started writing about queer characters.
Garth Greenwell on the Poetry of Being an Outsider
“I had no intention of writing about childhood or Kentucky in the 90s or being a queer person there…”