Tag: Conservation

Saving The Survivors – By Dr. Johan Marais

Ambassador Johan Marais has been a qualified veterinary surgeon for over two decades. He grew up in Etosha, Namibia and on the Highveld of South Africa before becoming a qualified veterinary surgeon in 1991. From then, Johan spent years in equine racing, before being a senior lecturer, then later head of the Equine Clinic in Pretoria. Johan has been the president for both the South African Equine Veterinary Association and…

Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund update

President's update. Just back from Rwanda, had a great stay, just very busy. Luckily, the gorillas are doing great and I was actually able to break away from meetings and see them (wearing fabulous Craghoppers gear of course!). While I was there we distributed school supplies to 1,700 elementary school kids; officially opened our new learning center, which provides computer access and a library to a community of 20,000 people…