Leaving a legacy of life – Remembering Melanie Kwan

Leaving a legacy of life – Remembering Melanie Kwan

On 2 May three years ago, Melanie Kwan passed on but made sure that the EWT was included in her will. Her nephew Jayden, aged 12, wrote these wonderful words of tribute to Melanie.

Jun 2, 2022
Leaving a legacy of life – in memory of Phil Roberts

Leaving a legacy of life – in memory of Phil Roberts

We met Phil and Sue Roberts in 2012 when they came to the Soutpansberg on an Earthwatch Expedition, and it was immediately apparent that they had a great love for nature, in particular, big cats like Leopards

Aug 2, 2021
In memory of Brian Bradford Goodall

In memory of Brian Bradford Goodall

On Sunday 27th June 2021, Brian Goodall, Chair of the Lewis Foundation, loving husband to Lesley, father to Tiffany, Andrew and Peter-John and an adoring grandfather, passed away at the age of 78.

Aug 2, 2021
Remembering Rodney Simmons

Remembering Rodney Simmons

Rodney Simmons, fondly known as Rod, was a UK citizen by birth but a true South African in all other ways.

Apr 29, 2020
An African Conservation Hero – Garth Owen-Smith 1944-2020

An African Conservation Hero – Garth Owen-Smith 1944-2020

Garth Owen-Smith was the inspiration behind many conservationists’ careers, and indeed, two of his nephews, Derek and Vincent van der Merwe, work for the EWT’s Carnivore Conservation Programme today, so we thought it fitting to share these words from Willie Boonzaaier to pay tribute to this icon.

Apr 23, 2020
Remembering Conor Tomlin

Remembering Conor Tomlin

Conor Tomlin was born in Johannesburg on 28 March 1999. His life involved extensive travel and experiences of living around the world with his parents due to his mum’s career.

Mar 27, 2020