The Philosophical Difference between Conservation and Preservation

I have been a little quiet on The Travelling Cheetah front (tell me something new, you say) because I have been frantically completing an Environmental Management qualification before I head to Europe today.  Throughout the course I was confronted with some interesting topics, and one of those was the philosophical differences between conservation and preservation. … Continue reading The Philosophical Difference between Conservation and Preservation

Plastic Pollution of our Oceans

Oceans are the lifeblood of the earth and of humankind. The marine environments have historically been a source of awe, food, transport and recreation for humankind. However through our fishing efficiency, our blasé attitudes regarding the ocean as our dumping grounds, and humankind’s unfortunate ideology that the environment was created for our use and disposal, … Continue reading Plastic Pollution of our Oceans

Rhinoceros – The Real Life Unicorn

Rhinoceros are a group of extant species of herbivorous, odd-toed ungulates.  The Rhinoceros are one of the last remaining of the Earth's megafauna.  The word Rhinoceros originates from Greek, Rhino meaning nose and Ceros meaning horn, thus nosehorn, thus are the Planet's real-life unicorns! Regrettably however, all five species of Rhinoceros are in danger of extinction within the … Continue reading Rhinoceros – The Real Life Unicorn

Two National Parks & Two Armed Men in Camouflage

The sun was slowly rising over Victoria Falls, as we drove across a bridge above the Zambezi River from Zambia to Zimbabwe, a country that had always intrigued me.  And from my vantage point in Zambia, I had been eyeing up Zimbabwe for days, just amping to get across. Mosi-Oa-Tunya Victoria Falls National Park  From … Continue reading Two National Parks & Two Armed Men in Camouflage