ORYX Outlook – World Wildlife Day – How do we keep people engaged with conservation? World Wildlife Day – “the future of wildlife is in our hands” The UN World Wildlife Day is the international celebration of the many beautiful and varied forms of wild fauna and flora, as well as an occasion to raise…Details
ORYX in conversation with Dr. Amy Dickman Dr. Amy Dickman is part of WildCru, the conservation department at the University of Oxford. She has been working in Africa for 20 years and has spent the last nine working in Tanzania particularly in the Ruaha landscape where she founded the Ruaha Carnivore Project. Tanzania is…Details
ORYX Outlook – World Pangolin Day – Raising awareness of the Worlds most trafficked animal Today is the fifth annual World Pangolin Day. The pangolin is quickly becoming an icon of social media conservation awareness and an example of how powerful social media campaigns can be. Back in 2014 pangolins hit the news…Details
ORYX Outlook – Spotlight on African Wild Dog Conservation At ORYX we don’t want to be just another safari company with only vague nods in the direction of conservation. Part of our mission is to actively promote the organisations that we work with and as best as we can give an overview about what is…Details
ORYX LAUNCH – Press Release Former Award winning BBC wildlife producer launches new travel brand with Tusk Trust and WCS, offering very privileged access to behind-the-scenes conservation. ‘Oryx’ is a new experience, created by Fergus Beeley, which aims to help people to be more aware and better understand wildlife conservation. Fergus has always been a…Details
ORYX Outlook – Community Conservation with Tusk Trust and WCS In this ORYX Outlook series of blogs we are going to be looking at a few of the general strategies being employed by our partners Tusk Trust and WCS. This first blog is a look at how the projects we are working with employ a…Details
Lewa and NRT’s Edward Ndiritu receives ranger award from Prince William for Anti-Poaching excellence
On the 24th November, the head of anti-poaching for Lewa and the Northern Rangelands Trust, Edward Ndiritu, received the inaugural Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award from HRH the Duke of Cambridge at the Tusk Awards in London.
Edward, who leads a large team of rangers charged with covering vast areas of northern Kenya, was chosen as the winner from a list of nominees across Africa. The judges state that he stood out for his vigilant leadership, bravery, and inspiring commitment to the protection of wildlife and communities across the northern Kenya landscape.
The Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) was privileged to be included in HRH Prince Harry’s visit to South Africa as part of a Royal Tour, which included stops in Lesotho, Cape Town, Durban, the Kruger National Park and Johannesburg. Following his visit to the Kruger National Park, on 2 December 2015 he met with students at the College’s Field Ranger training base and then went on to meet with the graduands of the Wildlife Area Management training programme.Details