Picture Perfect - African Wild Dog Photography - Ben Leigh Photography - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Feature Image

Picture Perfect: African Wild Dog

Ben Leigh has spent a couple of special moments photographing the African wild dog – a species perhaps less famous than some of the other African carnivores, but a stunning specimen worthy of attention. These highly social animals are also the second-most endangered carnivore in South Africa, and Ben shares some of his stunning images in this photography feature.

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Earth Day 2017 - What Is Earth Day - Conjour Conservation Editorial

Earth Day 2017

You might recognise the term ‘Earth Day’ already. Earth Day 2016 did, after all, feature the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement. But how much do you really know about the movement and what it helps achieve?

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Finding Wildlife - Tessa Manning - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Lioness Zambia

Zambian Carnivore Programme

The Zambian Carnivore Programme (ZCP) works across three national parks in Zambia to preserve the populations of large carnivores and their habitats through research, conservation, and education. For two weeks, Conjour writer Tessa Manning joined the Luangwa Valley team in Zambia’s Eastern Province. She writes about her role helping them to transcribe collected data.

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Panamanian Golden Frog - Conjour Conservation Report - Feature

Panamanian Golden Frog

A stream in the foothills of a lush Panamanian forest is alive with the croak of frogs competing with the blaring rush of water flow; a wet and humid haven. One species, however, remains silent amidst the noise. Rich golden skin glistening with moisture, a conversation of a different kind ensues between two Panamanian golden frogs. Back and forth between one another, each waves its foreleg in slow, circular motions. An efficient solution to competing with the noise surrounding them, a mating pair is secured.

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Andreas Hemb - Moments of Magic - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Cape Buffalo and Stars

Moments of Magic

Andreas Hemb is an award-winning wildlife photographer from Sweden who, in February 2017, saw his work ‘Buffaloes and Stars’ finish top-8 in the Sony World Photography Award’s ‘Wildlife’ category. A month later, he took home ‘Best Swedish Photo’ in the Swedish National Awards. He is a passionate conservationist who talks us through where his passion comes from, and what he works towards.

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The Power of Nature - Jessica Murray - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Lesser Kudu Feature

The Power of Nature

Jessica Murray is a passionate conservation photographer who believes the key in fighting the issues facing wildlife is raising public awareness through education. In this article she talks us through what drives her, what frustrates her, and what the power of nature means in a busy, online world.

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Clouded Leopard - Conjour Conservation Report - John White

Clouded Leopard

Silently flowing through the lower canopy of the tropical jungle, a large shadow makes its way along the branch. The clouded leopard is one of the most elusive, cautious predators in the world: a cloud amongst leaves.

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Culling Predators May Cause More Livestock Death - Conjour Conservation Editorial - Feature Image - Dingo

Culling Predators May Cause More Livestock Death

If you’ve ever driven through central Australia, you may have seen the body of a dingo hanging prostrate from a fence. This is not an ugly reminder to avoid potential roadkill – it is a macabre symbol of a silent war against the nation’s apex predator, and that war may just have been proven pointless.

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Turn to Dust Series - Part Two - Bee-Elle Photography - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Ivory and Ashes

Turn to Dust Series: Of Ivory and Ashes

In 1989, the President of Kenya was concerned about this operational issue as much as the potential reaction of Kenyan citizens if he were to make twelve tonnes of ivory go up in flames. When Richard Leakey – the head of Kenya’s Wildlife Conservation and Management Department at the time – discussed the idea with him, Moi was hesitant and fearful it would prove to be an unpopular move, as the ivory was worth USD$3 million and the public knew how much the country could use this revenue for its own national development.

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Eric Sambol - The Great Bear Rainforest - Conjour Wildlife Photography Feature - Grizzly Overlooking Mist - Feature

The Great Bear Rainforest

Eric Sambol has had the privilege of photographing stunning animals in breathtaking landscapes as part of his drive to showcase the importance of conservation. Here he talks about his experiences in the Great Bear Rainforest and the chilly arctic coast of Canada, and shares some of his incredible images.

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Eastern Lowland Gorilla - Grauers Gorilla - Conjour Conservation Report - Feature

Eastern Lowland Gorilla

The Eastern Lowland Gorilla is the largest living primate in the world. It is also critically endangered. Here, we explore the rainforests of the Republic of Congo to take a look into what is causing the decline of one of our closest evolutionary relatives.

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Eastern Quoll Transportation - Conjour In Situ Update - Fawn

Enabling Eastern Quoll Transportation

Thanks to a number of new partners soon to be announced, Rewilding Australia has been making big plans for continuing their work in the coming year. With the Eastern quoll extinct on mainland Australia and populations potentially in decline in Tasmania, it is vital these programs continue. Working with Devils@Cradle and Trowunna Wildlife Park, RA is expanding captive breeding facilities and Conjour is proud to be helping.

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