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These extraordinary volunteers and professionals that include conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife specialists make it possible for Conservation Mag to make a difference by driving environmental change.

Adriaan Buys

Founder of ConservationMag, Studying expansive conservation management strategy in a world of short term human needs. Researcher, Lecturer, PhD Student

Environmentalists, falling into two camps, namely preservationists and conservationists, have been at odds about the difference between conservation and preservation. Is there a difference, or are we creating artificial human-made fences?

Unless we stop and take notice of the impact we are having on this planet the future seems very dim. COVID-19 should be contained in wild places around the globe. By continually increasing our footprint and decreasing biodiversity we make pandemi...

Earth is heading for another mass extinction – and human activity is to blame. The world’s gaze may be focused on COVID-19 right now. But the risks to nature from human-made global warming – and the imperative to act – remain clear.

Finally, a bridge camera that closes the gap to the DSLR guaranteed to satisfy any birding enthusiast. The large zoom, large 1" 20mp BSI CMOS sensor, weather seal, as well as the compact form factor and ability to carry it with on a hike, comes in...

This Video by Mind Warehouse gives some fun examples of natural phenomena and unusual places in nature. Why does your car roll uphill in Italy? Can two trees grow on top of each other? Under lake rivers with natural surroundings just like natural ...

Not very often do humans and other creatures cohabit well. However, the Spotted Eagle Owl has developed quite a tolerance for Capetonian humans. A pair has settled at Kirstenbosch National Gardens, and according to 

Southern right whales are one of the favourite visitors along the Cape coast of South Africa. The name of the southern right whale is derived from the fact that they were the right whale to hunt in the whaling days. Southern right whales migrate t...

"There is a magic machine, it builds itself, it sucks carbon out of the air its called a tree" George Monbiot

The movie reminds us that we have the solutions to fight climate change. It is all around us. We are removing natural forests ...

The environmental impact of the global tourism industry is widely researched and publicised. Less well known is how the support of that tourism machine supports and expands wildlife conservation, especially in Africa.

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