Grass Owls – a story of hope

Grass Owls – a story of hope

I joined a colleague, Rebo Rachuene from our Birds of Prey Programme, in the field to monitor a grass owl site. Rebo and his colleagues have been monitoring this site for over ten years.

Jun 2, 2022
The cat’s out of the bag – understanding South Africa’s captive lion sector

The cat’s out of the bag – understanding South Africa’s captive lion sector

The Endangered Wildlife Trust initiated a study to better understand South Africa’s captive lion sector and evaluate its environmental and socio-economic impacts. This article is a summary of the findings of this study.

May 2, 2022
African Vulture Crisis

African Vulture Crisis

Vultures provide many ecological, economic, and cultural benefits. However, several vulture populations are declining rapidly, and conservationists are calling this an ‘African Vulture Crisis’. What do we know, and what can we do?

Apr 7, 2022
To the rescue

To the rescue

Early on a Friday morning I received a call from Gavin Williams, who works for Vodacom. He was at a mast near De Aar and saw an injured Verreaux’s Eagle under a Sentech mast.

Dec 13, 2019