Bansi Shah

About Bansi Shah

Bansi Shah is a co-Founder of Conservation Safaris. She spends as much time as possible exploring out in the bush or underwater, researching the latest destinations and conservation projects. Bansi graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia as a Wildlife Biologist, with a particular interest in reptiles. She has worked on many conservation projects, ranging from studies on platypuses, to flatback turtles, Carnaby's cockatoos, and African lions.

Walking for our beloved African elephants

"Ivory belongs to elephants! Ivory belongs to elephants!" the Maasai school children chanted as they scampered behind Jim Nyamu. Some of them stopped to stare curiously into our cameras before running off to re-join their friends, giggling. Maasai children walk for Elephants in Amboseli [...]

By | Monday, 16th, February|AFRICA, Kenya|

Hunting with a Hadzabe hunter-gatherer tribe in Tanzania

We ran through the scrub land, dodging low-hanging branches, thorny bushes and jumping ditches, simply trying to keep up with the Hadza. They fanned out in search of their quarry and ran silently through the bush like phantoms, whilst we struggled to keep up, crashing [...]

By | Saturday, 7th, February|AFRICA, Tanzania|

“I have walked over 4,400 km for elephants”

A man has walked over 4,400 km for elephants. He is an inspiration to thousands, and proof of the Power of One. His name is Jim Nyamu, the Executive Director of the Elephant Neighbors Center in Kenya. Jim Nyamu (left) of the Elephant Neighbors [...]

By | Saturday, 17th, January|AFRICA, Kenya|