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#royalwedding

April 29, 2011

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10.00 (GMT +1): Astonishing. That’s probably the only word that I can use to describe all the hufflepuff – sorry (& thank you) Ms. Rowling but I’m giving this word a new meaning – surrounding the 2011 Royal Wedding between Prince William and Princess-to-be Kate Middleton. It’s all over the media, it’s clogging up every […]

Kundelungu National Park HIGHLIGHTS

April 17, 2011

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Well I’m finally able to upload something about my trip to Kundelungu National Park last weekend – internet hasn’t allowed it until now. Useless internet connection. Kundelungu is considered as the sister park to Upemba, and as you can see from the map on the left, it is located right next to Upemba. The habitat […]

Louder Together

April 12, 2011

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The Consortium for Street Children, a consortium of 60 NGOs working in over 130 countries worldwide, today launches the ‘International Day for Street Children: Louder Together’ campaign. The campaign aims to highlight the plight of street children the world over. While many countries have signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the […]

O bom sabor de la selva

April 4, 2011

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I’m speechless. It turns out they do drink (or sell, at least) Um Bongo in the Congo!!!! I can’t actually believe it. I really can’t. I’ve been preparing my rant for days, waiting for the final confirmation that it doesn’t exist over here. And yet, it does. Wow – amazing! Über huge congratulations (and thanks!) […]

The art of Gibberish

April 1, 2011

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I saw this online today and found it absolutely hilarious. My overall summation would be that both points are extremely well argued, and it’s too close, at this stage, to judge who won the argument. And as for the content, well, potentially something to do with socks? Anyway, enjoy!

Panthera tigris tigris et Lynx pardinus

April 1, 2011

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Con·ser·va·tion (noun): Preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect I read some great news from the conservation world this week that I thought I’d share with you, albeit slightly later than planned due to failed internet connection on my part! On Monday it was announced that numbers of the Indian tiger in the wild had […]