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Black Crowned Cranes: A Species at the Crossroads

Black Crowned Cranes Balearica pavonina are residents of the Sahel regions of Africa from Mauratania on the Atlantic coast in West Africa to the Western Ethiopian Highlands and Rift Valley in Ethiopia in the east.  This crane is the least … Continue reading

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Climate change and the future for Blue Cranes

Last week, I attended a symposium on Climate Change and Agriculture in Cape Town.  The symposium was hosted by Lyndon Estes, a post doc from Princeton University in the USA.  Lyndon and his team have been working on various climate … Continue reading

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Time at the International Crane Foundation

I am currently at the International Crane Foundation (ICF), the EWT’s partner in the African Crane Conservation Programme.  The ICF is based on a farm close to the small town of Baraboo in Wisconsin in the USA. The ICF head … Continue reading

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Lakenvlei threatened by mining

Lakenvlei is an incredible wetland lying between Dullstroom and Belfast in Mpumalanga, South Africa.  It is one of the most unique peatlands in the country and one of the peatlands on the Steenkampsberg Plateau that make up one of South … Continue reading

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The ACCP team

As a new member to the EWT’s blog site, let me start by introducing myself and the ACCP.  I am Kerryn Morrison, Manager of the African Crane Conservation Programme (ACCP), an Endangered Wildlife Trust / International Crane Foundation Partnership.  The … Continue reading

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