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Driven to succeed

The Endangered Wildlife Trust is committed not only to preserving the future of our most treasured species and spaces, but to nurturing future conservationists too. Thabang Teffo is one such individual, who has excelled while studying for a BSc (Molecular … Continue reading

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CITES in Johannesburg – experiencing a South African first

It isn’t every year that a huge international wildlife convention comes to your doorstep, so when I heard that the 17th CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP) was going to be at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, I was … Continue reading

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A sample for CITES: early results from South Africa’s Mammal Red List

As stakeholders prepare to convene at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg for the 17th Conference of Parties (CoP17) to discuss proposed changes to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) appendices, a sample … Continue reading

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Empowering women through conservation-driven communities

As Women’s Month draws to a close, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) reflects on the role a conservation organisation has to play in empowering women, both in the workplace and in communities. Ndzalama Chauke, The EWT’s Wildlife in Trade Programme … Continue reading

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Celebrating Five Years of Cheetah Conservation…and the recipe for future success

By Vincent van der Merwe, Cheetah Metapopulation coordinator: EWT Carnivore Conservation Programme VincentV@ewt.org.za Cheetah once occurred in large and connected populations that stretched all the way from South Africa up to Egypt and westwards to Senegal. Today, these populations have … Continue reading

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Meet Mwitu……

Hi, my name is Mwitu! In case the beautiful ears and gorgeous coat weren’t a giveaway, I’m a Wild Dog and I’m from the Kruger National Park in South Africa, where most other Wild Dogs in SA live – local … Continue reading

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EWTalk – July 2016

EWTalk – July 2016 A WORD FROM OUR CEO It is quite extraordinary when I recount how much has happened, locally and globally, since my last piece was written three months ago. On the domestic front, we have received a … Continue reading

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The Endangered Wildlife Trust Position Statement on Baited Shark Diving

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s (EWT) mission is to conserve threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people. This statement represents the EWT’s position on the practice of baited shark diving. As a legal practice that … Continue reading

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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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