Category: Expert Talk

ElementZ in Press – Esquire HK (September)

ElementZ is proud to be on press again. We curated an eco-conscious itinerary that combines elements of sustainable travel and luxury experience together. Starting in Cape Town, travelers could have a taste of all internationally famed restaurants that use sustainable seafood as ingredient. Travelers then head to Johannesburg and Kruger by a low carbon emission method –…

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An extraordinary birding experience in the Okavango Delta

The sweetness of Botswana’s air still lingers in my mind. My visit of Botswana’s Okavango Delta dated back to August 2016. This period is generally described as the dry season when the bush is low and game drive is most ideal. Perhaps its not the best time for birding yet I’m still able to enjoy a combination of both –…

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ElementZ in Press – Ecotourism Of Africa

It is a honor to have recently contributed on the Hong Kong Discovery magazine, a well regarded eco-focused publication that is going to hit their #100. HKDL (http://platform.hkdiscovery.com/index.jsp) has been a keen supporter of promoting environmental education and awareness.

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ElementZ Travel In Press

On 6th April evening we hosted NatGeo cinematographer Brad Bestelink and Wilderness Safaris representative from Africa for a memorable sharing session. Over 35 keen traveler and nature lover attended and we had a wonderful night full of interaction and insights shared from Brad and ElementZ founder Sandor Weyers.

Our stories were covered by the Hong Kong Economic Times published on 12th April (in Chinese)….

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Expert Talk #2: Leopard Creek – Top Golfing Experience in SA

For the second interview we have invited PGA expert Malcolm Fourie to share his view on Leopard Creek, one of South Africa’s top golf course.

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1. Why in your opinion is Leopard Creek consistently one of the top 2 courses in South Africa?

Leopard Creek was designed as a championship golf course where no corners were cut to ensure that everything was built to the highest possible quality and specifications.

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Challenges facing rhino as a result of poaching

The facts and challenges

Of all the environmental threats facing Africa’s rhino, from habitat loss to political upheavals preventing proper conservation, it’s poaching that’s proved the most difficult to overcome. In fact, the problem of poaching on the continent is approaching catastrophic proportions, with startling, sobering statistics revealing the sheer extent of the illegal practice today….

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African wildlife : finding economy in the living, not the dead

From the dusty plains of Namibia to the fynbos scrublands of the South African Cape, the swaying grasses of the Serengeti to the mist-topped rainforests of the Congo, the wild lands of Africa have become firmly established as one of the world’s meccas for adventure, conservation and eco-tourism in recent decades….

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The new conservation: preservation and old conservationism combined

When conservation and preservation were separate

There was a time when the ecological community was deeply split when it came to ideas of environmental protection.

Some, like the founding chief of the American Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot, wanted to see mankind co-exist sustainably within nature….

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