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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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CRITICAL WATER RESOURCES GOBBLED UP BY ALIEN INVASIVES

As South Africa continues to battle the drought which is further impacting on already scarce water supplies, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is implementing measures to conserve wetlands – a primary source of fresh water – and to prevent the … Continue reading

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DEA SAYS NO TO LEOPARD TROPHY HUNTING IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2016

DEA SAYS NO TO LEOPARD TROPHY HUNTING IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2016 26th January 2016 There will be no Leopard trophy hunting in South Africa in 2016.  The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) will not be authorising the issuing of … Continue reading

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LIFTING OF THE DOMESTIC MORATORIUM ON RHINO HORN TRADE

Endangered Wildlife Trust Position Statement LIFTING OF THE DOMESTIC MORATORIUM ON RHINO HORN TRADE 26th November 2015 The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) notes the judgment handed down today in the High Court of South Africa, Pretoria, which effectively lifts the … Continue reading

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The Healthy Catchment Alliance (HCA)

The Healthy Catchment Alliance (HCA) is a formal partnership between local South African NGOs the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) and Conservation South Africa (CSA). This NGO collaboration brings together our different skill … Continue reading

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ARE WE DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT OUR WATER SOURCES?

17th November 2015 Start South Africa is currently facing a serious drought and the threat of water shortages in major centres. Although this is a scary notion for city dwellers who are currently dealing with water restrictions, largely as a … Continue reading

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NEW PLAN TO SECURE FUTURE FOR GREY CROWNED CRANES

16th November 2015 Start Iconic, charismatic flagships for Southern and East Africa’s grasslands and wetlands, Grey Crowned Cranes have undergone a long-term large scale population decline of up to 80% over the past 45 years. Now the fastest declining crane … Continue reading

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ASTON AND WANDA TO HELP MAKE WIND FARMS SAFER

12th November 2015 Start Eskom in partnership with the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and Bioinsight South Africa has deployed two carcass detection dogs, Aston and Wanda in an attempt to increase the safety of wind farms for birds and other … Continue reading

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WEAR A RELATE BRACELET TO CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL CHANGE

11th November 2015 Start Do you want to save an Endangered species whilst you contribute to conservation and social change? Join our movement for change and purchase our collector’s range of beautifully beaded bracelets. In partnership with Relate, the Endangered … Continue reading

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Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is proud to bestow its prestigious 2015 Cheetah Award

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is proud to bestow its prestigious Cheetah Award to Angus Burns of WWF SA and Jeremy Borg of Painted Wolf Wines, Both Angus and Jeremy have contributed significantly towards supporting and advancing the EWT’s conservation … Continue reading

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