The team heads into the highlands of Dahlstrom, and spot thunderclouds building, which is good news because we have heard that Kruger National Park is struggling to feed its wildlife after a massive drought. They drop over the edge of the escarpment, down to the lowlands where the Kruger lies, and the see that the […]
In this chemistry lab, they do the tests, covering: Iron Southern African Environmental Observation Network Why lab work can be expensive Crome Phosphate Water purification Polarity of Solids Copper Oxygen Mobile testing equipment Nitrate Environmental sustainability Regulating / Limiting factors
Cornell discusses hand raising duikers and a blue wildebeest. The group experience tame warthogs and discuss their diet. The team then goes into the lab to test river and damn water for harmful chemicals.
In total, what we have done is collected our samples of the insects from the different biotypes. The level of detail that you can analyse from this data can vary. The most simple of this evaluation is to add the score of what we’ve found and the closer to 100, the better. We are already on […]
Bovine Tuberculosis was introduced to the Southern part of the Kruger National Park many years ago when the section of the Southern fence was stolen by the local communities, and their cattle, which were infected with TB, as it is an exotic disease originating from Europe especially cattle. The cattle came into contact at that […]
Most people see a river, and that’s the highlight of the area especially in this type of landscape, and it’s true because that’s the hub that we spoke about earlier. The main vein of life. It’s the hub from where most of your ecological influences will sprout from. It’s also, like we discussed earlier, the […]
We arrived late in the evening before after dark. When we awoke, the beauty of the tree top camp lay around us. We were leaving early again to go to the Palula Game Reserve, where we were going to be studying the water samples from the Oliphants River, which is one of the main rivers […]
We go on a game drive in the Mangoletti Game Reserve. Our guide, Bongani, provides us with a wealth of information on the following topics as we encounter them, or how they relate to what we encounter: Clay soil versus sandy soil Browsers, grazers and mixed feeders The Yellow-billed Hornbill and its nesting system Animal Droppings […]