Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa
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Friday 15 July 2011
Newcastle target Neil Taylor has committed his future to Swansea by signing a new four-year contract with the Barclays Premier League newcomers.
Monday 30 May 2011
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers revealed conceding two goals enabled his team to "refocus" and make sure of promotion to the Barclays Premier League.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Friday 27 May 2011
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Brendan Rodgers is a protege of Jose Mourinho and on Monday night he emulated his mentor's famous touchline celebration as his Swansea side booked their place in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.
Last Night's TV: Love Thy Neighbour/Channel 4<br />Comic Relief: Famous, Rich and in the Slums/BBC1<br />Working Girl/BBC3
Friday 04 March 2011
I have wonderful neighbours. Really, you couldn't ask for more. They fulfil two of the most important of neighbourly criteria. That is (1) they live next door and (2) you'd never know it. I rarely see them. When I do, we exchange fleeting pleasantries, a smile here, a nod there. When I locked myself out, one of them made me tea and offered me a sofa to sit on. In return, I bought her some chocolates.*
Thursday 20 January 2011
Some time ago, before the election, David Cameron and Education Secretary Michael Gove both issued an invitation to Andrew Adonis, architect of Labour's academies programme, to join them in government if they won the election. Lord Adonis diplomatically refused to accept the offer – he was after all a Labour minister at the time.
Saturday 08 January 2011
Monday 18 October 2010
Thousands of climbers trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro are taking unnecessary risks with their health, experts warned today.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Dr Ymke Warren, who was murdered in her home in Limbe, Cameroon on 29 June by unknown assailants, was a conservationist with the Wildlife Conservation Society who worked to protect the world's rarest great ape, the Cross River gorilla. Quiet and even-handed, she excelled in connecting with people and inspiring others to protect Africa's wildlife heritage.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Mount Kilimanjaro began forming in Africa's Great Rift Valley around a million years ago. George Solt, from Buckinghamshire, has not been around for quite as long as that, but at the age of 82, he has become the oldest man to climb the world's largest free-standing mountain.
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