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New hope for threatened cats this International Cheetah Day

As we prepare to celebrate International Cheetah Day on 4 December 2018, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is thrilled to announce that PwC South Africa has become a valued supporter of our Cheetah Conservation Project. The EWT launched the Cheetah … Continue reading

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Conservation Canine Annie’s ‘marathon’ shift takes out three poachers

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) Conservation Canine, Annie, and her handler, Colin, have struck again, with their efforts leading to the arrest of three suspected rhino poachers in Balule Private Nature Reserve, Limpopo. In what may be one of the … Continue reading

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The Endangered Wildlife Trust releases integrated report for 2017/2018

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has released its 2017/2018 integrated report, which for the first time is supplemented by additional digital content about the organisation’s work. CEO, Yolan Friedmann, has penned an insightful opener, addressing the issues surrounding illegal wildlife … Continue reading

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Civil society organisations welcome new Parliamentary report that calls for a ban on captive lion breeding

The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) have come out strongly in favour of a new Parliamentary report that calls for a ban on captive lion breeding in the country. Entitled Captive Lion Breeding for … Continue reading

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Court victory for South Africa’s protected areas in Mabola case

Start   Today, the North Gauteng High Court set aside the 2016 decisions of former Mineral Resources Minister Zwane and the late Environmental Affairs Minister Molewa to permit a new coal mine to be developed in the Mabola Protected Environment … Continue reading

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The EWT reviews the biodiversity performance of South African companies

30 October 2018 Start   The National Biodiversity and Business Network (NBBN), an initiative of the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), has released a report entitled: Invitation to Join the Biodiversity Disclosure Project – A Study of the Biodiversity Performance of … Continue reading

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Eskom/EWT partnership provides blueprint for Australian efforts

29 October 2018 Start The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recently helped to make history in Australia when Constant Hoogstad, Senior Manager: Industry Partnerships, travelled to Tasmania to facilitate the formalisation of a partnership between Raptor Refuge, a local raptor rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Youth tackle hot topics on World Rhino Day

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recognises the critical role that young people have to play in conservation, as the guardians of our future. With this in mind, the EWT will be running its annual speech and poster contest for schools … Continue reading

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Rescuing of a White-backed Vulture in Kruger National Park

While working in Kruger National Park our Vultures for Africa Porgramme Manager, Andre Botha, found a White-backed Vulture dangerously entangled in a dead tree. Here is his account of what happened: “On Tuesday morning while busy with fieldwork in the … Continue reading

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Sibusiso Vilane puts his hand up for Rhino Peak Challenge 2018

World-renowned adventurer, Sibusiso Vilane, has committed to continuing his fight for endangered species when he takes part in the 2018 edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge on 22 September – World Rhino Day. He will be representing the Endangered Wildlife … Continue reading

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