Mountain gorilla families of Bwindi

Africa’s mountain gorillas

Uganda is one of only three countries where you can find the gorgeous mountain gorilla. It proudly houses half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, which is a paltry ~400 gorillas. The remaining 400 are split between Rwanda and DR Congo . Uganda is particularly fortunate, as it is possible to trek these lovely creatures in two areas in: Mgahinga Gorilla Nationa…

Mountain gorilla families of Bwindi

Africa’s mountain gorillas

Uganda is one of only three countries where you can find the gorgeous mountain gorilla. It proudly houses half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas, which is a paltry ~400 gorillas. The remaining 400 are split between Rwanda and DR Congo . Uganda is particularly fortunate, as it is possible to trek these lovely creatures in two areas in: Mgahinga Gorilla Nationa…

Working to save Uganda’s forests

Working to save Uganda’s forests

Many people know that Uganda is home to nearly half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and, that this number is very slowly on the incline. But, most people are unaware of its severe deforestation problem. One organization, The New Nature Foundation, is dedicated to the preservation of the forests in and around  Kibale National Park . If you’re consideri…

Working to save Uganda’s forests

Working to save Uganda’s forests

Many people know that Uganda is home to nearly half of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas and, that this number is very slowly on the incline. But, most people are unaware of its severe deforestation problem. One organization, The New Nature Foundation, is dedicated to the preservation of the forests in and around  Kibale National Park . If you’re consideri…

Beyond the controversy at Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park: Cecil the lion and other press

Hwange National Park has been a relatively well kept secret of Southern Africa—at least it was, until recently. You likely remember reading about Cecil the lion and his unfortunate death in July during a reportedly illegal and unethical trophy hunt on the outskirts of Hwange National Park by a US citizen and his local guides. The story touche…

Beyond the controversy at Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park: Cecil the lion and other press

Hwange National Park has been a relatively well kept secret of Southern Africa—at least it was, until recently. You likely remember reading about Cecil the lion and his unfortunate death in July during a reportedly illegal and unethical trophy hunt on the outskirts of Hwange National Park by a US citizen and his local guides. The story touche…