Tales Less Told - unconventional lives in Africa & beyond

Tales Less Told - unconventional lives in Africa & beyond

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Tales Less Told meets conservationists, ex-soldiers and adventurers living unconventional and fascinating lives in Africa and beyond.Artifact Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommo…


Chris Hoare discusses the extraordinary life of his father, ‘Mad Mike’ Hoare
Jul 4 • 54 min
Soldier, Mercenary, Saviour, Sailor, Author, Adventurer, Gentleman - who was the real ‘Mad Mike’ Hoare?
Conservation #8 Elephants & Bees … controlling elephant behaviour to save trees
Jun 6 • 50 min
Robin Cook explains how beehives can be used to manage elephant behaviour
Conservation #7 Michelle Henley & Elephants Alive
Apr 24 • 51 min
Elephants Alive director Michelle Henley discusses their critical role in the survival of elephants and their habitats
Line of Fire #4: the role of Psychological Operations in war - a General speaks
Apr 17 • 101 min
As Kleynhans served as a Brigadier General in the South African Army, and spent a large part of his career running Psychological Operations (PsyOps) in what became known as the Border War, the conflict in South West Africa/Namibia prior to its indep…
Antipoaching #4 - Using tech to combat wildlife crime - a case study at Welgevonden
Apr 5 • 42 min
The CEO and Head of Security of the Welgevonden Game Reserve discuss the benefits of a proactive approach in combatting poachers
Conservation #6 Communities, Poverty and Poaching
Apr 1 • 55 min
Mike Grover trained as an ecologist and spent 8 happy years getting involved in all things related to running a wildlife reserve. Then the rhino poaching kicked off and his focus changed. But rather than go down the paramilitary road that so many ot…
Line of Fire #3: the Call to Adventure: a young South African decides to join the French Foreign Legion
Mar 28 • 81 min
Joining the French Foreign Legion turned out to be quite an adventure for Alex du Bryun, just not in the way he planned.
Conservation #5: At Close Quarters - a life of photography in the wild
Mar 21 • 47 min
Villiers Steyn and Lance van der Vyver from wildlife photography specialists At Close Quarters talk about their love of the bush and teaching the finer points to photography enthusiasts.http://atclosequar…
Line of Fire #2: ex-Special Forces officer and the operation that changed his life (and more)
Mar 18 • 84 min
In 1985 Wynand du Toit led a patrol of crack South African Recce soldiers from a submarine to a sensitive oil installation in Angola. The mission: to blow it up, and hinder Angola’s ability to wage war. But things went wrong, and Wynand ended up wou…
Antipoaching #3 - running an anti-poaching operation
Mar 14 • 43 min
From vet nurse to running anti-poaching operations
Conservation #4: Owls, witches and community health
Mar 11 • 34 min
Overcoming ancient superstitions to improve outcomes in African communities
Conservation #3: Looking after the little guys - rehabilitating Africa’s smaller wildlife
Mar 5 • 51 min
Nicci Wright explains the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital’s role in rehabilitating injured African wildlife
Antipoaching #2: Funding the fight against rhino poaching
Feb 28 • 71 min
Anti-poaching costs money. SAVE African Rhino Foundation founder Nicholas Duncan discusses his decades of involvement.
Line of Fire #1: From South African Recce Special Forces to Private Military Contractor
Feb 5 • 78 min
Interview with ex-South African Special Forces turned private military contractor
Conservation #2: Up close with dangerous animals - life as a wildlife vet
Feb 1 • 66 min
Wildlife vet talks about his up and close experiences with Africa’s animals
Conservation #1: Safari by foot - a trails guide’s story
Feb 1 • 61 min
Walking trails guide Bruce Lawson talks about a life in the African wild
Antipoaching #1: At the coalface - anti-poaching in Africa and Burma
Jan 30 • 93 min
Anti-poaching instructor Calvin Kipling discusses the unique challenges of his job