Rare mussel find in the Northern Cape Province

During a recent Cape Critical Rivers survey of the Endangered Clanwilliam Sandfish in the Northern Cape’s Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, live specimens of the fresh water mussel Uniocaffer were discovered in the Reserve for the first time. This record is also only the second recording of live mussels in the entire Northern Cape Province...READ MORE

Mail and Guardian’s Greening the Future Awards

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is proud to announce that its Rhino Project has won the Rhino Rescue Award Category of the Mail and Guardian’s Greening the Future Awards...READ MORE

WORLD’S FIRST LED ANTI-COLLISION DEVICES TO SAVE NIGHT FLYING BIRDS

The Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Wildlife & Energy Programme (EWT-WEP), in partnership with Eskom and Preformed Line Products, broke new ground near Kroonstad by installing the world’s first nocturnal light emitting diode (LED) mitigation device....READ MORE

Poison and African vultures

Widespread, increasing and mostly illegal use of poison is decimating African vulture populations, precipitating a biodiversity crisis with as yet uncharted human health consequences - conclude members of African, American and European organizations during a multinational workshop....READ MORE