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Have you started collecting Pick n Pay Super Animals yet?

The EWT is proud to be a beneficiary of this fun-filled campaign. For every Super Animals Activity Collection Album sold, Pick n Pay donates R1 to a fund that is distributed evenly to their partner wildlife organisations, of which the … Continue reading

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JOIN THE RACE TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE THIS WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

3 June 2016 Start What will YOU be doing on June the 5th to make our world a better pace? How will YOU contribute to the commemoration of one of the most celebrated and longest running ‘special days’ on the … Continue reading

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The Endangered Wildlife Trust – Who we are

Vision A healthy planet and an equitable world that values and sustains diversity of all life. Mission The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people. Who … Continue reading

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Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) challenges itself to bold, Group-wide sustainability targets

Good Business Journey goals set for 2020 Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHL) is on an ambitious journey of continuous change in the way it does business and has put sustainability at the core of its strategy. Central to this is the … Continue reading

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CABINET APPROVES RECOMMENDATIONS NOT TO TRADE IN RHINO HORN

Cabinet announced on 21 April 2016 that it had approved the recommendations made by the Committee of Inquiry on the feasibility of trading in rhino horns that the current mode of keeping the country’s stock levels be kept as opposed … Continue reading

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Citizen science monitoring introduced in Chrissiesmeer, Mpumalanga Province

The African Crane Conservation Programme (ACCP) has been engaging local stakeholders (learners, township residents, rural communities and farmworkers) over the past five years as part of its environmental education and awareness activities in Chrissiesmeer. This community outreach is aimed at … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE OF WILDLIFE IS IN OUR HANDS

On this World Wildlife Day, the Endangered Wildlife Trust commends all involved on the success of the ground-breaker Hayi Laa project (Hayi Laa means “not here” in Shangaan), spearheaded in 2015 by the EWT with partner organisation Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment … Continue reading

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Fracking – separating facts from fiction

By Bonnie Schumann, the EWT’s Drylands Conservation Programme Senior Field Officer One assumes, as I did, that given the plethora of press articles on fracking that everyone knows what it is about. It is thus disconcerting to find out that … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF THE WILDLIFE RANCHING INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA’S GREEN ECONOMY

The Endangered Wildlife Trust has recently completed an 18 month national study on the wildlife ranching sector of South Africa, a form of land use that has become increasingly prevalent over the last 40 years. The study assessed the social, … Continue reading

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JOIN IN THE CELEBRATION OF THE HOPPIEST DAY OF 2016!

Today is World Wetlands Day, and the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Threatened Amphibian Programme is embarking on an exciting project to clear alien invasive vegetation from four priority wetlands within the greater Durban area. Sixty four local community members have been … Continue reading

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