March 30, 2017
Unearthing Africa’s Next Einstein
‘Einstein changed the world with one idea. Now it’s your turn.’ This was the invitation extended to young learners in the Xhimungwe school district of South Africa’s Mpumulanga province, who were recently given the opportunity to enter Africa’s first The Next Einstein competition. Inspired by Albert Einstein’s legacy of discovery, invention and humanitarian ideals, The...
March 27, 2017
How the Singita Grumeti Fund Quadrupled Plains Game Numbers in the Western Serengeti in Under 15 Years
It’s easy to imagine the Serengeti as a series of enormous, grassy plains traversed by millions of wildebeest, gazelles, zebras and buffalos on the renowned annual migratory route. Popular culture would have most people believe that the region has always been teeming with game, when in fact, the Western Corridor of the Serengeti was in...
March 24, 2017
Supporting Spotted Cat Conservation at Singita
There is no doubt that leopards are near the top of “must-see” animals for almost every safari-goer – their grace, power and beauty, combined with their elusive nature ensure that even the most seasoned guests never tire of spending time with these incredible cats. As hard as they can be to find (Singita Sabi Sand...
March 23, 2017
Maintaining the integrity of each Singita reserve and the ecosystems that exist within it is one of the main priorities for our hands-on conservation teams. It’s a challenging task, that includes managing issues like human-wildlife conflict, alien plant control and habitat restoration, but is also often influenced by uncontrollable external factors, such as drought. Towards...