Constantin vom Bruch

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Global Partnership Formed to Save Elephants in Key Protected Areas

Leading conservation organizations joined six African countries today in a commitment to protect wild elephants in their last strongholds, reduce wildlife trafficking, and dampen consumer demand for ivory. The commitment is supported with a U.S.$80-million action plan to strengthen security for …

Okavango Expedition 2013: Mission Completed!

Changing Planet<p>Okavango Expedition 2013 at the Okavango River Lodge where we ended the expedition. We did 51 km that day and shattered all previous records for distance travelled in one day! (Paul Steyn)

Glasgow Music

Every city has its sound—Manhattan’s taxi commotion and Sydney ferries, or Cairo’s car horns and New Orleans’ trumpets in the streets—though try and define it too much and you’ll miss the music of the place. To be a good traveler, you really only have to listen.<p>I’ve been listening to Glasgow since …

The Secret to Remembering Travel

Whenever I look through all those files of <i>things</i> I’ve saved over the years, I usually stumble upon some long-forgotten newspaper article I tucked away. I give it a casual glance, turn it over, then invariably find that whatever’s on the back is more interesting. Serendipity seems to win out over …

African Parks Partners With Chad to Combat Elephant Poaching

Wildlife<p><b>In a week of wildlife conservation announcements coming out of New York, including</b> <b>CGI’s</b> <b>commitment to spend $80 million fighting elephant poaching, and the merge between Rare and The Nature Conservancy, the nonprofit organization</b> <b>African Parks</b><b>(AP) added its news to the mix: African Parks is</b> …

Rangewide Conservation Program for Cheetah and Wild Dog

Changing Planet<p>When it comes to space, both the African wild dog and the cheetah should be classed as “very needy,” and to add to this they almost always occur at low density. And therein lies one of the greatest challenges for their conservation: viable populations are rarely found exclusively …

Water Wars: Egyptians Condemn Ethiopia's Nile Dam Project

As the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam takes shape, tempers rise.<p><b>"Ethiopia is killing us," taxi driver Ahmed Hossam said, as he picked his way through Cairo's notoriously traffic-clogged streets. "If they build this dam, there will be no Nile. If there's no Nile, then there's no Egypt."</b><p>Projects on …

Motion sensors adapt to your desires

Most wearable technology tends to be used for specific purposes - like measuring your sleep patterns or calorie burn.<p>But one start-up is developing a capsule-sized device which can be easily programmed by its users.<p>The "kiwi move" contains motion sensors which can be customised by users to carry …