Colors: Blue Color

In the early 1900's a railway was built between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. It cut through virgin hardwood forest, and for much of its length it was perfectly straight as it crossed the deep sands of Hwange.  The area then, as now, was home to prolific wildlife – King Mzilikazi declared it his own special reserve.

At the recent TOFTigers 10th anniversary event at the Royal Geographical Society in London, Jeffrey Parrish, Managing Director of the World Wildlife Fund in US, highlighted the ongoing collapse in biodiversity across the globe. More than 53% of wildlife species have been lost since 1970.  He appealed to the global nature travel community to do more to 'inform, incentivise and invest in conservation'.

WWF-Pakistan has been awarded the National Energy Globe Award for its project City-wide Partnership for Sustainable Water Use and Water Stewardship in SMEs in Lahore, Pakistan. Funded by the European Union, it aims to promote water efficient production and consumption practices in the country’s Small and Medium Enterprises through the implementation of Best Water Management Practices.

Visitors took in the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas before the lights went out on Vivid Sydney 2015. NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres said for 18 days, Vivid Sydney has captivated the imagination of visitors of all ages from across Australia and the world.

Dominica presents the Nature Island Food and Drink Festival, 4 days of culinary excellence and passion.  Organized by Vetivert Inc., the festival to be held from July 1st – 4th 2015 incorporates Island Chef Cook-Off Competitions, Mixologist Competitions, Culinary Arts and Ital Food Symposiums and expos and a Farm to Table experience for kids.

This year's theme; 'Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care', encourages people across the globe to rethink their lifestyles and, through conscious consumer decisions, decrease humanity's collective negative impact on nature's resources.