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Unique African eclipse in Uganda (plus a gorilla or two!)

Unique African eclipse in Uganda (plus a gorilla or two!)

Chameleon Worldwide has created the ultimate one-off itinerary to Uganda that will offer not one, but two unforgettable experiences – a rare hybrid solar eclipse on 3 November, followed by a trip to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to trek on foot in search of one of the planet’s rarest creatures, the magnificent Silverback Gorilla.

Best places to stay to support rhino conservation

Best places to stay to support rhino conservation

In the wake of the recent dramatic escalation of rhino poaching and Prince William's appeal for further efforts to help protect these endangered species, here are some of our recommended places to stay where you can help this worthwhile cause while on holiday.

Experience Nature on the Edge in the Outer Hebrides

As the BBC natural history series, Hebrides, Islands on the Edge airs over the coming weeks, many viewers will be inspired to put the Outer Hebrides on their must-visit list.

Have a blooming brilliant May with Premier Holidays

In celebration of the Chelsea Flower Show, leading independent tour operator Premier Holidays is offering a range of bespoke holiday packages to some of the world’s most stunning gardens from just £285 per person.

Sloth Bears of Sri Lanka prepare to feast in Yala National Park

Sloth Bears of Sri Lanka prepare to feast in Yala National Park

Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park can proudly claim some of the most awe-inspiring leopard sightings in the world, but it’s not just the big cats that prove reason to explore this wild and fascinating corner of the country.

Leopards walk freely in the little Karoo

Western Cape conservation authority, CapeNature has recently acquired a new property connecting two of its biggest nature reserves in the Karoo and extending the protected area to 215 044 ha.

Hamburg: Around the World in 80 Gardens

Hamburg: Around the World in 80 Gardens

Hamburg is in the horticultural spotlight this year, when one of Germany's greenest cities hosts igs 2013, the "international garden show".

Wild Lochaber Festival showcases region's nature secrets

Wild Lochaber Festival showcases region's nature secrets

As Scotland celebrates the Year of Natural Scotland 2013, the Lochaber region is getting set to host the second Wild Lochaber Festival.

Enjoy Britain’s best public and private gardens on a Garden Tour

Enjoy Britain’s best public and private gardens on a Garden Tour

For those inspired by the wonderful floral displays and designs at the spectacular RHS Chelsea Flower Show - which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in May

Great kayak holidays to reconnect kids with nature

Great kayak holidays to reconnect kids with nature

From seeing Killer Whales (Orcas) in Johnstone Strait to swimming in the warm waters of Desolation Sound, both adults and kids can have an amazing outdoor experience and reconnect with nature on a Wildcoast kayak vacation.

Share this Turkish beach with loggerhead turtles

Share this Turkish beach with loggerhead turtles

The first human visitors may already be arriving, but it is June when the most popular guests visit Cirali beach: Caretta Caretta, the loggerhead turtle.

Is this the best safari house in Africa?

Is this the best safari house in Africa?

Africa has a range of private safari houses on offer, but the newly launched Sirai House in Kenya has no equal. Located at the foot of snow-capped Mt. Kenya in the private Borana Ranch conservancy, this luxury retreat is the epitome of elegance combining a true sense of place with internationally acclaimed architecture, art and design.

Blooming good value break to the New Forest in May

Blooming good value break to the New Forest in May

The New Forest is a genuine year round destination but for lovers of all things flora and fauna, May is the best time to visit, with the arrival of the new foals and the flowers in full bloom (Exbury Gardens is especially spectacular in May).

Naturetrek announces 15 new tours worldwide

Wildlife specialist Naturetrek has announced 15 exciting new tours, including a photographic trip focusing on Portugal’s wolves and dolphins, birdwatching amid Oman’s splendid desert scenery and an exclusive boat charter through Kamchatka.

BBC Africa ignited our passion for wildlife conservation

BBC Africa ignited our passion for wildlife conservation

BBC Africa had everybody glued to their safari seats, and according to Acacia Africa, it ignited our passion for wildlife conservation.