Category UNESCO

PODCAST: Photographer Alastair Pollock and the sharks of the Bahamas

Acclaimed photographer Alastair Pollock shares his favourite encounters with tiger sharks and great hammerheads in the Bahamas

PODCAST: Naturalist James Rogerson on the wild tigers of Kanha, India

Naturalist and photographer James Rogerson shares his incredible encounters with tigers, barasingha, and birdlife in Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

PODCAST: Andre Bauma & the mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park

In this episode of the Wild Lives by Faunographic podcast we chat to Andre Bauma, a legendary ranger, guide and wildlife rescuer who has devoted his life to caring for the mountain gorillas of Virunga National Park, in the Congo.

PODCAST: Dr Graham on life with the cassowary – aka Australia’s dinosaur bird

Found in the tropical north, cassowaries are Australia’s OG dinosaur birds. But do they deserve their fearsome reputation? Dr Graham Lauridsen shares his real-life encounters.

PODCAST: Great Barrier Reef’s dwarf minke whales with Suzanne Hillcoat

Marine biologist Suzanne Hillcoat shares her wild encounters with dwarf minke whales on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

TRAVEL: Slip off the grid in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest

Great Bear is one of the last remaining tracts of temperate rainforest on the planet – it sprawls along the remote west coast of British Columbia, Canada, almost twice the size of Belgium. And though logging is permitted in some spots, there’s still plenty of virgin old growth forest around Smith Inlet, where you’ll find […]

TRAVEL: HEAD TO TIGER REHAB IN SIKHOTE-ALIN NATIONAL PARK, FAR EAST RUSSIA

This is Zhorik – he lives just outside the village of Kutuzovka, in Far East Russia, and I went to visit him there recently. He’s a special bloke. As a cub, he was snatched from the wild and sold to a circus. One evening, as he was having dinner, a sharp bone pierced through his […]

TRAVEL: Explore the Serengeti’s most remote corner

    Anyone who’s seen footage of the annual Great Wildebeest Migration has at least “penciled in” a Serengeti adventure. And no wonder – between July and October around 1.2 million wildebeests, 750,000 zebras and hundreds of thousands of other plains creatures pass through the area, hungry big cats hot on their hooves, before heading […]

NEWS: Win for Africa’s most important wetland

Unesco has finally declared Botswana’s Okavango Delta a World Heritage Site, protecting Africa’s biggest wetland system for future generations. Applause please, because: The area is an epic wilderness that spans 16,000 km². That’s nearly 7 times the size of the Australian Capital Territory. Big? Yep. Stunning, too. It’s a Faunographer’s happy place – 128 species of mammal […]