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Diane McLeish

Diane is a freelance writer and lives in Kenya on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley. She has travelled extensively especially in sub Saharan Africa.

The plains trembled and the swirling, brown cloud of dust hovered as the wildebeest moved towards the Mara River - the Great Wildebeest Migration across the plains of East Africa had begun. The migration is one of the world’s most spectacular di...

As the chilly, early morning mist cleared, we sat in silence, patiently waiting and watching. The drone of insects heralded dawn’s awakening as we kept an eye on the paths and tunnels made through the reeds and rushes by the Sitatunga.

There are few places where you can jump in a car, leave behind a city of millions and after only two hours’ drive find yourself in a pristine indigenous forest with substantial tracts of magnificent old trees and a rich forest floor carpeted wit...

Gonarezhou National Park is Zimbabwe’s 2nd largest park and is tucked away in the deep south of the country It forms part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park with Kruger National Park. Gonarezhou is the Shona word which translates as “Plac...

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A conversation on wildlife conservation and travel

Welcome to Conservation Mag where we celebrate nature through ecotourism and wildlife travel while we look for ways to preserve our heritage by supporting nature conservation. Starting conversations about the positive action people like you and I are taking to make a change, we discover and discuss strategies that result in the expansion of natural areas.