Biodiversity at Singita
Biodiversity

Our conservation partners strive to restore, enhance and protect the biodiversity of the ecosystems under our stewardship to ensure they are functioning as close as possible to their natural, undisturbed state.

Biodiversity is the sum of all plant and animal life in a given geographical area, such as a reserve, a country or a continent. Efforts to enhance biodiversity are organised into three clear focus areas: reserve integrity, ecosystem integrity, and external influencers.

To ensure that management decisions are based on the best available information, a comprehensive programme of research and monitoring supports all three of these focus areas.

Our approach to Biodiversity
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Reserve Integrity

Securing the environment

In a world where humans are continuously, often destructively, modifying natural habitat to support the growing population, protected wilderness areas are critically important for biodiversity conservation.

Ecosystem Integrity

Stepping into the reserve

Our conservation teams work to manage the land, the fauna and the flora so that they resemble their original, undisturbed state as closely as possible. 

External Influencers

Driving positive change

As a responsible conservation company we aim to use the strength of our brand and our access to globally influential people, to make a positive impact on these big, complex issues that currently threaten our natural heritage. 

Discover more about our Biodiversity Projects
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  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Zimbabwe
Kruger National Park - South AfricaLionscape Coalition

Singita has joined forces with three of Africa’s other leading ecotourism operators to launch The Lionscape Coalition. Together with &Beyond, Wilderness Safaris and Conservation Travel Foundation by Ultimate Safaris, Singita is working to secure a future for these big cats and their natural habitat. In just 25 years, our continent’s lion population has dropped dramatically –…

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Kruger National Park - South AfricaAnti-poaching Technology

The current escalated levels of desire for high-value wildlife products such as rhino horn, elephant ivory, lion bone and pangolin scales has driven the illegal hunting of these and other species to levels not seen in decades. At the same time, the demand for protein to feed Africa’s burgeoning human population is driving an ever-growing…

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Kruger National Park - South AfricaBlack Rhino Guardianship Programme

The Kruger National Park is a global stronghold for the critically-endangered black rhino and the protection of this population is essential to the future survival of the species. However, following the poaching surge that began in 2008, numbers of black rhino in the park declined dramatically. To halt and reverse this trend, greater understanding of…

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Singita Grumeti Fund Canine UnitRescue dogs helping the fight against poaching.

In days gone by, unspoiled wilderness on earth was found in abundance – but today it is rare, vulnerable and fragile and there is much to be done to protect these rapidly diminishing areas.

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Increase in the elephant population at Singita Grumeti, despite the Africa-wide poaching pandemic

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Successfully restored function to natural streams in Sabi Sand that hadn’t flowed in 30 years.

Conservation at Singita is supported by three pillars, namely Biodiversity, Community and Sustainability.
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Other Areas of Conservation
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Community
Community programmes assist communities to thrive economically and socially in harmony with the natural environment. Programmes have three main objectives: well-educated children; the development of small enterprises; and an improved awareness of conservation and sustainable daily living practices.Read more
Sustainability
At Singita, a sustainable world is one in which people enjoy happy, healthy lives within their fair share of the earth’s resources, leaving space for wildlife and wilderness.Read more
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The success of our long-term conservation goal relies on revenue from our lodges and the generous support of donors.