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Cultural Conservation: Preserving the Heritage of Zimbabwe’s Indigenous People

Like a window into our past, the rock art found on the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe speaks of the culture of early civilisations of hunter-gatherers. It echoes the long, rich history of generations of indigenous people, as well as the flora and fauna alongside which they lived. Until recently, there were 82 known rock...

How the Global Health Crisis Threatens Decades of Conservation Work in Africa

2020 had long been touted as an environmental “Super Year” – a crucial turning point in history, with the coming together of many critical global agreements that would impact the future health of our landscapes and their flora and fauna. Little did we know that nature would beat us to the punch. Centuries of environmental...

Singita’s solutions for a more water-efficient future

Water is the foundation of all life, but despite almost a billion people in the developing world not having access to it, so much of this scarce resource is still being taken for granted and wasted. The entire continent is affected, as clean reliable water sources are dwindling at an alarming rate. Added to that,...

Helping to Conserve Africa’s Magnificent Mountain Gorillas

The arrival of the first guests at Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House in Rwanda this week is the culmination of a monumental five-year project inspired by Singita’s commitment to play a key role in the conservation of endangered mountain gorillas. More than a third of the world’s remaining ‘gentle giants of the forest’ find...

Honouring the past: A hike to Dian Fossey’s gravesite

‘When you realise the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past, and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.’ – Dian Fossey, renowned primatologist Enquire about your stay at Singita Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda >   The full significance of Dian Fossey’s last diary entry 33 years ago still reverberates...

Funding a 100-Year Conservation Vision Through Sustainable Tourism

For more than a quarter of a century, Singita has been raising the bar for sustainable and eco-friendly tourism. What began as a boutique safari lodge built on family-owned land in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve 26 years ago, has become a game-changing collection of environmentally sensitive properties that redefines the luxury safari experience....

Conservation SOS: Africa’s Leopards Battling Extinction

As elusive as leopards may be, their legendary adaptability has fostered a belief that they are widespread both inside and outside of protected areas. As a result, the species has received little conservation attention to date but loss of habitat and prey, coupled with high levels of demand for skins, is threatening the species’ very...

Sustainability first: Singita’s commitment to the future

In line with our 100-year purpose to preserve and protect large areas of African wilderness for future generations, our long-term commitment to drastically reduce the environmental impact in all our operations is unwavering and the recently reopened Faru Faru Lodge in Singita Grumeti highlights the continuous efforts to reduce our carbon footprint. The lodge’s brand-new...

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