Leave our world a better place

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With their characteristic profile and gentle gaze, giraffes are one of Africa’s most iconic species. And yet, few people are aware that giraffe numbers have declined almost 30% over the past three decades. Julian Fennessy of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation talks about the challenges that come with dwindling wild habitat and increased human encroachment. Find out about the threats facing Africa’s gentle giants, as well as the lengths that scientists are prepared to go to in order to save the species, including the challenge of translocating these unique animals.

Show Notes

With their characteristic profile and gentle gaze, giraffes are one of Africa’s most iconic species. And yet, few people are aware that giraffe numbers have declined almost 30% over the past three decades. Julian Fennessy of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation talks about the challenges that come with dwindling wild habitat and increased human encroachment. Find out about the threats facing Africa’s gentle giants, as well as the lengths that scientists are prepared to go to in order to save the species. Discover the latest research into Africa’s giraffe species and find out about the challenges of translocating these unique animals. Celebrate World Giraffe Day on 21 June and find out how you can get involved.

What is Leave our world a better place?

Every day, conservation-led travel company &Beyond seeks to leave our world a better place through our ethos of Care of the Land, Care of the Wildlife and Care of the People. Find out more about our model of sustainable travel and listen to the stories of the people who dedicate themselves to wildlife conservation, caring for rural communities and managing large tracts of protected land and ocean.