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The Endangered Wildlife Trust launches Brake for Wildlife campaign

  As South Africans prepare to take to the roads over the holiday period, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is asking road users to join in a campaign to address the impact of transport infrastructure on wildlife. December sees the … Continue reading

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First Cheetah cubs born in Malawi in over two decades

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and African Parks made history in May 2017, when a small founder population of Cheetahs was successfully relocated to Liwonde National Park in Malawi, restoring the population of this threatened species at least 20 years … Continue reading

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Hope soars for imperilled vultures

31 October 2017 The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is honoured to have played a key role in bringing hope to threatened vultures around the world, as a new and far-reaching global plan is put in place to protect these iconic … Continue reading

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Braking for bullfrogs

26 October 2017 Start Each year, hundreds of Giant Bullfrogs cross busy roads in an attempt to reach their breeding sites, putting themselves at great risk. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is asking you to keep your eyes peeled while … Continue reading

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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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