Vultures poisoned in Chobe National Park

Boniface Keakabetse   Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) has confirmed the discovery of 50 poisoned White- backed vultures at CH 1 in Chobe district. Ch1 is a community concession…

KAZA ELEPHANT SURVEY STARTS

Boniface Keakabetse Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) – wide coordinated aerial survey of elephants which is starting this month. The exercise  is first ever elephant count in the five…

LOCAL Conservation Organisations Lack Access to Funding

By Boniface Keakabetse Oaitse Nawa (47) is a qualified professional safari guide and founder of the budding conservation nonprofit, Elephant Protection Society (EPS).  Nawa founded Elephant Protection Society In 2018, an…

Natural Selection Participates in Wild Dog Conservation Project

Boniface Keakabetse Eco-Tourism Company, Natural Selection is engaged in a project which aims to prevent the spread of diseases – in particular Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) -between domestic dogs and…

In remembrance of conservation icon Veronica Roodt

Boniface Keakabetse Originally from South Africa, Veronica Roodt had spent 34 years in Botswana’s Moremi Game Reserve where she was engaged in nature conservation.  The South African researcher and artist…

Okavango Delta polers adaptation to changing flood patterns important for wildlife conservation

Boniface Keakabetse  Adaptation to flood patterns and climate change is key to the sustainability of Mokoro (canoe) community poling tourism operations, a foundation of wildlife conservation and tourism in the…

Kgaga, The First Motswana To Own Safari Company

Kenson Kgaga is the first Motswana to own a Safari company and to become a professional guide. Kgaga is also revered for founding the Botswana Guides Association, a radical association…

‘Sisboy’ the Rhino orphan named after President Masisi safe at Khama Rhino Sanctuary

Boniface Keakabetse Black Rhinoceros calf ‘Sisboy’ named after Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi, was just 26 months when his mother was killed by poachers in the Okavango Delta. Rhino poaching in…

Ngamiland Community Trusts Embark On Projects

Hunting community trusts in Ngamiland have begun to embark on a chain of community projects and conservation projects with the millions sourced from the past international hunting season. This transpired…