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Who let the Dogs in? Endangered African Wild Dogs introduced into northern Kruger National Park

21 September 2017 Start The Kruger National Park’s resident population of 250 of the most Endangered carnivore in the country has now been bolstered by the addition of eight new African Wild Dogs as part of a project that is heralded … Continue reading

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A Frog First in SA – Biodiversity Management Plan Gazetted for Threatened Pickersgill’s Reed Frog

 The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is working hard to protect the last remaining locations in which the Endangered Pickersgill’s Reed Frog (Hyperolius pickersgilli) are found. The EWT is pleased to announce the recent publication of the Biodiversity Management Plan for … Continue reading

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Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the Wildlife and Roads Project with New Ford Ranger

The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) handed over a new Ford Ranger to the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Wildlife and Roads Project, which aims to reduce the impacts of roads on wildlife, particularly roadkill rates in South Africa’s protected areas. The … Continue reading

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Endangered Wildlife Trust partners win big

Presented since 1974, the WESSA Awards recognise and honour individuals and groups making a significant contribution to the environmental conservation or environmental education sector in South Africa. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is therefore extremely proud to announce that two … Continue reading

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The race is on, this World Rhino Day!

On World Rhino Day, 22 September, a small group of runners will ascend the iconic Rhino Peak in the Southern Region of the Maloti Drakensberg World Heritage Site. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is the official beneficiary of the event … Continue reading

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New online database could reduce poisonous threat to vultures

The use of poisons to kill wildlife in Africa has rapidly accelerated over the past decade, and is having a devastating effect on the populations of many species. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has been working on wildlife poisoning issues … Continue reading

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The EWT scoops Best Rhino Conservation Supporter of the Year Award

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Wildlife in Trade Programme was thrilled to win in the category of Best Rhino Conservation Supporter of the Year at the Rhino Conservation Awards in Johannesburg last night. The EWT has a long track record … Continue reading

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Ryobi helps to clear the way forward for Knysna

Established in 1988, Stevens & Co has built a solid reputation as Africa’s leading power tool supplier. We are the sole agents and distributors for Ryobi power tools in Sub-Saharan Africa. We offer easy-to-use products renowned for being highly functional … Continue reading

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IS ROADKILL THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM?

There is no doubt that the biggest threat facing the survival of the iconic African Elephant is poaching, with a recent study undertaken by Colorado State University suggesting that 100,000 elephants have been killed for their ivory in the last … Continue reading

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Keeping crane conservation on the road

Belinda Glenn, Marketing and Communications Manager BelindaG@ewt.org.za The EWT was thrilled to receive a new Ford Ranger bakkie from the Ford Wildlife Foundation at a special handover at the EWT head office on 6 June. This bakkie will be used … Continue reading

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