Author Archives: Meagan de Lange


After the first Wildlife Conservation Act in India was drafted in 1972 a three-day International Conference was held by the Madhya Pradesh government to address issues around wildlife population management and human wildlife conflict. With increasing anthropogenic pressures, it was felt that there was an urgent need to think of new policies, approaches and laws to protect biodiversitythroughout- continue reading –


A large group of elephants escaped from a provincial reserve in Mpumalanga recently. As the elephants were getting close to communities, action was required to chase them back into the reserve. Aspinall Foundation provided helicopter time and African Wildlife Vets, Dr Chris Smith was called to dart 2 elephants to ensure their collars were still- continue reading –