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Dark Days in Ndumo

April 29, 2012

Tags: Ndumo Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, Rewilding the World

Sad update to Rewilding the World: The spectacular Ndumo Game Reserve, a jewel of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region and and an internationally-protected wetland, once home to extraordinary birdlife, hippos, and crocodiles, has been invaded by neighboring people, angry that promised government aid and reparations for land-grabs have never materialized. (more…)

Report from Santa Fe

April 15, 2011

Tags: Lorene Mills, Report from Santa Fe, Rewilding the World, Caroline Fraser

Lorene Mills, host of “Report from Santa Fe,” a long-running public affairs show that airs throughout New Mexico, interviews Caroline Fraser, author of Rewilding the World. The conversation ranges from rewilding efforts around the world to local conflicts over the Mexican gray wolf. See it April 14-16 on these stations (more…)

The Most Beleaguered Animal in Africa

March 12, 2010

Tags: Grevy's Zebra, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Northern Rangelands Trust, Safaricom Marathon, Rewilding the World

Mountain gorilla, elephant, rhino? Not necessarily. In the land wars, the biggest loser—the species that has rapidly lost the largest range and the greatest numbers in recent years—is the Grevy’s Zebra, Today’s Endangered All-Star. From 15,000 in the 1970s, the population has fallen to less than 3,000. Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Sudan (more…)