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1 tonne snake!

One of the worst films of all time ‘Anaconda’ starring J-Lo depicted a huge Anaconda in the deep rainforests of South America.  The snake in question seemed to get bigger as the movie went on.  It now seems that a creature this size did once exist. A team from Canada have used known mathematical formulas […]

Tanzania Community and Schools Project

As I write, group leaders Sarah and Kate are preparing for the group’s arrival this coming Saturday. A world apart from freezing Brighton, Arusha is currently a barmy 33 degrees! They have met up with Julian (project partner with the Livingstone Tanzania Trust) and are currently on a 4 hour journey to Babati where the […]

Tanzania Community and Schools Project

As I write, group leaders Sarah and Kate are preparing for the group’s arrival this coming Saturday. A world apart from freezing Brighton, Arusha is currently a barmy 33 degrees! They have met up with Julian (project partner with the Livingstone Tanzania Trust) and are currently on a 4 hour journey to Babati where the […]

Clinton’s 11 day tour of Africa

Hillary Clinton the US Secretary of State has headed to Africa to complete an 11 day tour of Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The aim is to highlight the Obama Administration’s commitment to making Africa a priority in U.S. foreign policy. Top of her list are meetings with […]

Lost in the Jungle – Bolivia Team Update from Matt

Since we were last in touch, we have now visited three of the 5 parks that Inti Wara Yassi are in charge of. We have worked with Pumas, worked with monkeys, carried rocks and sand and had a couple of adventures along the way.   Our first stop was the new park Jacj Cuisi near […]

Clinton’s 11 day tour of Africa

Hillary Clinton the US Secretary of State has headed to Africa to complete an 11 day tour of Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  The aim is to highlight the Obama Administration’s commitment to making Africa a priority in U.S. foreign policy. Top of her list are meetings with […]

Lost in the Jungle – Bolivia Team Update from Matt

Since we were last in touch, we have now visited three of the 5 parks that Inti Wara Yassi are in charge of. We have worked with Pumas, worked with monkeys, carried rocks and sand and had a couple of adventures along the way.   Our first stop was the new park Jacj Cuisi near […]

Lucy King single-handedly saves the Elephants!

Okay, maybe that title is a little bold… but she has more than done her bit though. Ex Quest Overseas Africa director Lucy King has been working on a method of protecting both elephants and local farms in Kenya, as part of her PhD study. After discovering that elephants are scared of bees, they have […]

Lucy King single-handedly saves the Elephants!

Okay, maybe that title is a little bold… but she has more than done her bit though. Ex Quest Overseas Africa director Lucy King has been working on a method of protecting both elephants and local farms in Kenya, as part of her PhD study. After discovering that elephants are scared of bees, they have […]

Sophie Throsby Malawi Gap Update

After another week of mixing cement, plastering, brick carrying and painting we were meant to head to Lake Malawi, but due to the non-African weather we had to replace it with the second best idea- Food Weekend! This involved eating cereal in the internet café, pizza for lunch, ice cream, chips, sweets, more ice cream, […]