Close up of Jessie the Border Collie
A tribute to Jessie the Border Collie – a university graduate and a valued EWT Conservation K9 Hero

A tribute to Jessie the Border Collie – a university graduate and a valued EWT Conservation K9 Hero

Jessie, the Border Collie was one of the world's first amphibian detection dogs, a university graduate, and a valued and much loved EWT Conservation K9 Hero.

Oct 3, 2022
The EWT helps the Johannesburg Stock Exchange takes steps to protect nature

The EWT helps the Johannesburg Stock Exchange takes steps to protect nature

South African companies need to improve their performance and disclosure of biodiversity impacts (Biodiversity Footprints). However, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is taking steps to protect nature by developing Sustainability and Climate Disclosure Guidance to support companies to mainstream biodiversity into their operations.

Oct 3, 2022
N3TC staff with temporary road fencing on the N3 Highway
Science Snippets: Using temporary fencing to reduce roadkill on the N3 highway

Science Snippets: Using temporary fencing to reduce roadkill on the N3 highway

The EWT’s Wildlife and Transport Programme is trialling a method to reduce animal-vehicle collisions that result in roadkill on the N3 highway between Johannesburg and Durban.

Oct 3, 2022
Alarms are ringing – is the COVID-19 pandemic a wakeup call for businesses?

Alarms are ringing – is the COVID-19 pandemic a wakeup call for businesses?

“Nature is sending us a message with the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing climate crisis”.

Jul 1, 2020
Risk, reputation and reporting: Does business have a biodiversity blind spot?

Risk, reputation and reporting: Does business have a biodiversity blind spot?

Often the link between biodiversity and business can be difficult to identify. On 18 February 2020, the EWT’s National Biodiversity and Business Network (NBBN) hosted their annual Indaba under the theme of risk and reputation.

Mar 3, 2020