Category Archives: Ecology

Field Guide to Succulents – review

Title: Field Guide to Succulents in Southern Africa Authors: Gideon F. Smith, Neil R. Crouch, Estrela Figueiredo Publisher: Struik Nature Year: May 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 464 Recommended Selling Price: R350 ISBN 978 1775843672 Those of us who were born … Continue reading

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SodaStream for our environment

Please consider NOT using single use plastic bottles wherever you can. Press release below: SodaStream Launches new environmental campaign featuring The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik and Game of Thrones’ Kristian Nairn The Homoschlepians highlights the devastating effect of single-use … Continue reading

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Baobabs, a book review

A fascinating book filled with specialist information made palatable for non-botanists.  Lots of illustrations and bright clear photographs make this a beautiful book.  I got caught up in the book and spent a happy afternoon with it. The book starts … Continue reading

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Sounds of the African Bush

There are few people who know me reasonably well who are unaware of my love affair with the African bush.  I head off to the Kruger National Park, or some other bushveld reserve whenever I can afford it, which is … Continue reading

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World Ranger Day 31 July 2016

World Ranger Day commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty, and celebrates the work rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural treasures. World Ranger Day is observed annually on the 31st of July, and is … Continue reading

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101 Kruger Tales

Author/Compiler: Jeff Gordon Title:  101 Kruger Tales Sub-title:  Extraordinary stories from ordinary visitors to the Kruger National Park Format:  Soft cover, 410 pages Publisher:  Struik Nature Year:  2015 Recommended selling price:  R270 ISBN: 9780620611329 I read this book through in … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2016 – 22 March

All photographs taken in the Kruger National Park by Raymond Phillips and used with his permission.

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