The Aspinall Foundation


The Benefits of SMART Technology on Our Conservation Programme in Lésio-Louna

The Aspinall Foundation has worked in the Republic of Congo since 1987, and our main project, 'Projet Protection des Gorilles', has reintroduced Critically Endangered western lowland gorillas to an area where they had been hunted to extinction....

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Community Support and Lemur Conservation in the Vohibe/Vohitrambo Rainforest Fragments of Madagascar

(Results of a six month project supported by the Lemur Conservation Action Fund which is managed by Global Wildlife Conservation)

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Top 5 Accommodations for Families at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Are you looking for an adventure with your family? Do you love animals? Do you like glamping and safaris?

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The Aspinall Foundation, in partnership with WILDTRUST and the Wildlife Emergency Fund, collaborated with the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) in the successful translocation of three white rhino from Bongani Mountain Lodge and the...

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Tomato & Mozzarella Gnocchi Bake - an Italian recipe from Babydoll's

Let's admit it, we all love Italian food but we don't know how to cook it properly. Luckily for whoever is visiting and staying at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, there is an on site restaurant that offers real, authentic Italian food, Babydoll's!...

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Yummy honey recipes from Bear Lodge Restaurant

While we're patiently waiting to welcome guests back to Bear Lodge (hopefully very soon!), our expert chefs have put together some honey-themed sweet treat recipes to get you through the rest of lockdown.

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Reinforcement of the Endangered Javan gibbon (Hylobates moloch) Population at Mt Tilu Nature Reserve, West Java

Often referred to as silvery gibbons because of their dense soft grey fur, moloch gibbons are unique to the Indonesian island of Java. With only an estimated 4,000-5,000 living in the wild the numbers continue to decrease, due to factors such as...

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Adorable new arrival!

We have the perfect antidote to all the stress of lockdown, missing your loved ones and forgetting your mask 5 times a day – meet our adorable new arrival!

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Romance blossoms on the savannah

The current government advice on social distancing means we are unable to run safaris for our day visitors at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, but we still want to keep you updated on the animals that live there.  Including the unfolding of the...

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Tracking Leopards & Lions in Lésio-Louna Reserve, Republic of Congo

Like many apex predators the survival of leopards and lions is increasingly under threat from a number of pressures. These include habitat loss and fragmentation, prey depletion, conflict with people, unsustainable trophy hunting, poaching for...

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