Category Archive: African No-mads

Watch our for the baobab! – Madagascar ecotourism

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To me, Baobabs are synonymous with a troubled little prince whose planet succumbed to the mighty powers of these ancient trees: ¨Now there were some terrible seeds on the planet that was the… Continue reading

The Dodo did not survive but beautiful Mauritius lives on

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Imagine this – 9th of February 1507 (exactly 506 years ago today), a Portuguese naval expedition captained by Tristão da Cunha heading towards the Bay of Bengal, in running into turbulent weather is forced to… Continue reading

The great green wall of Africa – overcoming desertification

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During drought periods the Sahara desert expands at a rate of almost a square kilometer a year. The United Nations predicts that unless effective and immediate measures are taken, some two thirds of Africa’s agricultural… Continue reading