Archive for the 'CONSERVATION / PHILANTHROPY' Category


Northern Serengeti Road Losing Support

Plans for this busy commercial road through the Serengeti National Park have met with strong international opposition from scientists, conservation groups and the public.  Scientists predict this road would cause the collapse of the migration (affecting millions of animals) and the ecosystem dynamics that depend on it.  Thanks to all of you who wrote letters of concern to the government…
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Namibian Coastline Offically Declared a Protected Area

The entire Namibian coastal area, stretching from the mouth of the Kunene River in the north to the mouth of the Orange River in the south, has been officially declared a conservation area. With the declaration of the Dorob National Park on December 1, the last piece of the puzzle has finally been put in place, thus converting the total…
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DIGNITY by Dana Glucksteindin

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The book “Dignity” is a moving collection of photographs by Dana Gluckstein, which honors Indigenous Peoples worldwide and celebrates the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Amnesty International. Dignity’s impassioned call to action makes it a historic book in support of indigenous peoples. EXPLORE is proud to have given Dana her introduction to the San (Bushmen) of the Kalahari and the Himba…
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UPDATE from UNESCO: Proposed Road Through the Northern Serengeti

CLICK HERE to view our Call To Action newsletter regarding the proposed road in Tanzania through the Northern Serengeti. Thanks to those of you that sent letters! The state of conservation of Serengeti National Park was examined at the 34th Session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Brasilia, in July 2010, and the Committee expressed its utmost concern about…
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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Mountain gorillas are massive, shy, majestic and so human-like it is almost beyond belief.  Since the 1970s when the now famous primatologist Dian Fossey brought the horrible plight of gorillas into the mainstream, these amazing animals have held a special place in the imagination of many.  With only about 700 mountain gorillas remaining, seeing these creatures in person is truly…
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Thank you to All Chiawa Mini World Cup donors!

EXPLORE would like to personally thank Zambezi Airlines, Courtyard Eastgate in Johannesburg and all other donors for their generous support of the Chiawa Mini World Cup  in the Lower Zambezi.  As we mentioned in a previous blog, Zambezi Airlines donated 4 airline tickets for the project and recently the Courtyard Eastgate in Johannesburg has supplied the hotel rooms that will…
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Unique Trip Opportunities for 2010 and 2011!

The EXPLORE ‘mission’ is to work very closely with our clients in designing safaris that are not only entertaining but transformative and make a difference in the lives of indigenous peoples. By taking the traveler deep into the heart of Africa we facilitate a greater understanding of the ongoing challenges to preserve this most precious part of our planet.  Join…
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Zambezi Airlines donates airfare to Explore project!

2010 Chiawa Mini World Cup CLICK HERE to view PROJECT DETAILS (including How To Donate) All funds raised over the amount needed for tournament will go to building much needed safe swimming spots on the Zambezi River! TEXT FROM ARTICLE IN ZAMBEZI DAILY NEWSPAPER by Robinson Kunda: Zambezi Airlines have donated two air-tickets worth US$1000 (about K5 million) to Explore…
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2010 Chiawa World Cup (Lower Zambezi)

EXPLORE is excited to share details with you on our new project in the Chiawa community in the Lower Zambezi… THE SPIRIT OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP comes to The Lower Zambezi April 12TH, 2010 Dear Friends in Conservation and Sport Fans, I am writing to you today to ask if you would like to participate in EXPLORE’s most recent…
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