News from the Field by Terra Group 


Grant Fowlds on Saving the Last Rhinos, and the Wilderness of Zululand

Meet Grant Fowlds, South African conservationist and author of the best-selling Saving the Last Rhinos (cowritten with Graham Spence). Fowlds and host Kim Langbecker discuss his extensive work combating rhino poaching, the importance of education, and being inclusive of the community that surrounds game reserves. Fowlds’ current focus is the establishment of the Loziba Wilderness Reserve, situated In the heart of spectacularly scenic Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This new wildlife conservation area is fast becoming a catalytic revenue generator for local communities in the area and an extraordinary example of sustainable community conservation. It’s also a destination on the 2021 roster for our Terra Explore Expeditions. If you’d like to join in the effort and experience its beauty, learn more here.

Music: “Mother Earth” Written and Performed By Carlos Villalobos
Host: Kim Langbecker
Producers: Ellen O’Connell and Ann Volkwein
Editor: Eliot Korb


Born Free USA

Terra Conservation Initiative is proud to support Born Free USA in their efforts to end the exploitation of wild animals. Born Free President Will Travers and Programs Director and Sanctuary Manager Dr. Liz Tyson teamed up as guest bloggers on Terra Stories this week,...

Destined for Purpose: Terra Explore Expeditions

July 2020 Terra Explore Expeditions ( was set to launch this summer, with trips developed to support the work of Terra Conservation partners in Papua New Guinea, Kenya and South Africa. Mother nature had other ideas, and as we contend with the...

Environmental Impact: COVID-19 and the Preservation of our Natural World

April 2020 by Ellen C. O’Connell The world has come to a literal halt in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, and one of the only silver linings, it seems, is the idea that we are giving the planet a bit of breathing room. Many...

A Village and Wildlife Conservation Story in the Age of Coronavirus

Makifu, Tanzania, Ruaha National Park, March 2020 By Remer Lane I was first greeted by Happy Sanga at a village meeting in Makifu, Tanzania in March 2019. She was a petite woman with large intelligent eyes that expressed an eagerness to make something of herself, for...


TCI Expanding Efforts To Protect & Preserve Vulnerable Wildlife & Lands  February 11, 2020 Terra Conservation Initiative (, is amplifying support of international conservation and wildlife protection focused on non-profit and...

Announcing Terra Stories: Impact Investing Series

In this series we explore impact focused public and private companies in multiple market sectors that utilize proven, cost-effective and game-changing sustainable technologies to reduce costs and increase efficiencies and shareholder value.

TCI believes in a collaborative conservation approach, which views conservation as an investment into community, thereby building a newer, mightier future.