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For Frogs’ Sake!

Dr Jeanne Tarrant, Threatened Amphibian Programme Manager, and Esté Matthew, Drylands Conservation Programme Field Officer JeanneT@ewt.org.za and EstherM@ewt.org.za Friday 24th February saw the EWT attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest game of leapfrog. This event formed … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Wetlands Day

Nduduza Khoza, EWT Eco Ranger; Steven Segang, African Crane Conservation Programme Highveld Community Projects Officer; Naledi Hlatswayo, Urban Conservation Programme Eco Schools Intern; and Nkosinathi Nama, Source to Sea Programme Amathole Fresh Water Species Project Coordinator nduduzoecoranger@gmail.com, StevenS@ewt.org.za, NalediH@ewt.org.za, and … Continue reading

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Saying no to single-use plastic

  Claire Relton, ACCP Intern ClaireR@ewt.org.za During March we celebrate a number of water-related environmental days, including International Day of Action for Rivers (14 March), National Water Week (20–24 March), and World Water Day (22 March). Water has recently been … Continue reading

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This World Wildlife Day, the Endangered Wildlife Trust is asking you to help keep the wild in wildlife.

  World Wildlife Day is celebrated annually on 3 March, but with ever-increasing human expansion into previously wild habitats, what chance does our wildlife have to stay wild? The EWT is inviting members of the public to join us in … Continue reading

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The Endangered Wildlife Trust and Rainforest Trust join forces to save South Africa’s rarest snake

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), in partnership with Rainforest Trust, has embarked on its first ever snake conservation initiative, and confirmed the continued existence of the diminutive Albany Adder, which, through human-induced habitat destruction and poaching, has possibly become the … Continue reading

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Newly developed camera system to aid the EWT in the prevention of power line collisions

The EWT recently took another important step towards minimising the impact of power lines on birds. As part of a long-term strategic partnership with Eskom, two specially designed cameras were fitted to a stretch of power line in De Aar … Continue reading

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Join us in creating history and celebrating our froggy friends: the EWT’s Official Guinness World Record Attempt for the largest game of Leapfrog

13 February 2017 Start This February, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is inviting you to leap into action for frogs – literally –  and stand the chance to make history by breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest game … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING WORLD WETLANDS DAY

1 February Start World Wetlands Day, celebrated annually on 2 February, provides an opportunity to celebrate a natural resource that is critical for people, the environment, and biodiversity. Wetlands come in all shapes and forms, from estuaries along our beautiful … Continue reading

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Public Response to the Department of Environmental Affairs’ Proposed Captive Lion Bone Export Quota

Endangered Wildlife Trust, Centre for Environmental Rights, Wildlands Conservation Trust, National Association of Conservancies / Stewardship SA At the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and … Continue reading

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2016 Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) launched the 2016 Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland in December 2016. Each week, we’ll be bringing you new species assessments, and introducing … Continue reading

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