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Hunt for wisdom in iSimangaliso

A small team of aspiring Roving Reporters recently visited the Tewate Wilderness, sleeping under the stars and taversing old hippos trails that predate human settlement.

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Video makers to protect the environment

Community activists are getting trained to make videos to promote protection of the environment, writes Romeo Ndlovu

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Wake up wilderness call

Within the first few days of her Roving Reporters internship, NANA ZUKE found herself deep in the wilderness, peeing behind a thorn tree, unaware of hyenas lurking nearby.

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Coal mining plans threaten wilderness area

Plans for a new coal mine on border of the iMfolozi wildereness spark resistance, writes Nana Zuke.

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How lions fell through the legislative cracks

The media in South Africa has played a critical role in exposing how ineffective legislation has enabled lions to be bred for the bullet, writes Romeo Ndlovu.

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Bred for the bullet: the cat is out the bag

Going undercover to make a documentary has its risks, especially regarding litigation and personal safety. Sometimes it’s worth the risk, says executive producer of Blood Lions, Andrew Venter.