The Floating Library

If there isn’t a saying that good begets good, there should be. Take what’s happened at the Misool Eco Resort in Indonesia, already a diving destination that’s getting a great reputation but is also...

Saving Lions in Kenya

A long and severe drought in East Africa has killed off not only huge herds of cattle belonging to pastoralists like the Maasai but also wild animals. Predators have sometimes resorted to killing cattle,...

Fashion at the Oasis, Egypt

Walk into one of several fashion stores in Italy and you might see the designs and embroidery of the women of Siwa in Egypt. Closely associated with Adrère Amellal and its two partner hotels,...

Bloodhounds Against Poachers

In 2006 the anti-poaching team funded by the Maasailand Preservation Trust, which was started by Richard Bonham of Ol Donyo Lodge, introduced a couple of new members - two bloodhounds. Using dogs against rhino...

Great Plains

Great Plains is a new member of the safari fraternity, but it is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with, especially because of its proactive conservation strategy. Started in 2007 by Colin Bell, ...

Use Local Brands

The Maldives A recent traveler to one of the five-star resorts in the Maldives suggested that instead of importing bottled water from abroad, they use the perfectly okay local  brand. That could help reduce the...

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