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Conservation on St Helena – Saving The Precious Endemics

A SURVIVAL BATTLE WE DON’T DARE LOSE | Darrin Henry The formal roots of Conservation on St Helena were established 38 years ago following the dramatic recovery of the St Helena ebony, previously thought to be extinct. The late George Benjamin, now an icon

By |2018-07-29T01:49:20+00:00July 20th, 2018|Awesome Nature, St Helena|10 Comments

Great White Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai, South Africa

THERE’S BLOOD IN THE WATER | Sharon Henry Great White shark cage diving is one of those crazy bucket list ideas people seeking adventurous things do in Cape Town will love. A 2½ hour drive from Cape Town to Gansbaai, the great white shark

By |2018-09-21T02:20:06+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Awesome Nature, South Africa, Sport, Tourist Attraction|14 Comments

Magic In The Mist: The St Helena Cloud Forest

BATTLE FOR THE NATIONAL PARK | Darrin Henry Machete wielding men have been stalking the cloud forest slopes of St Helena’s central peaks for the last 20 years, hacking and digging out the New Zealand flax that has choked the landscape for decades. Replacing the sea of fluttering flax fingers

By |2018-10-05T02:03:59+00:00November 1st, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|15 Comments

Life or Death – The St Helena Wirebird Surviving The First 63 Days

ST HELENA'S ENDEMIC WIREBIRD | Darrin Henry Despite its excellence in the art of camouflage, the endemic St Helena wirebird is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’ by the IUCN as its conservation status. From barely two feet away I have difficulty spotting the two speckled eggs, even the nest for that matter

By |2018-10-05T04:53:03+00:00February 21st, 2015|Awesome Nature, St Helena|5 Comments
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