In 2017, Jess and I drove our Landcruiser 'Tinkerbell' 32,000Kms across Southern and East Africa in search of conservation success stories. We wanted to find examples of projects that really were working, against all the odds. We were generously supported by Tentsile, and along the way I wrote an update from each country on what we found. You can check out the full series below.
It’s easy to become disheartened. In the past four decades we’ve lost more than half of the world’s wildlife, global deforestation continues unabated and the scale of poaching reaches dizzying new heights…
James is a scientist, writer and speaker with a passion for adventurous conservation fieldwork and expeditions. He’s been involved with a range of projects over four continents. From critically endangered big cats in the remote Dhofar mountains to biodiversity surveys in the Amazon and forest genetics in the high Arctic.
In the UK, James is a passionate advocate for citizen science and regularly speaks in schools and NGOs to inspire and engage young people.