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Riverine Rabbit conservation Anysberg

Riverine Rabbit conservation Anysberg

There are few undiscovered natural gems left out there. The Anysberg area is truly one of the most exciting and largely undiscovered gems in South Africa. It is also at the forefront of Riverine Rabbit conservation in the Karoo, South Africa.

Apr 11, 2022
Crouching rocks, hidden rabbits

Crouching rocks, hidden rabbits

Wetlands in Uganda’s Kigezi region are under increasing pressure from the growing human population in need of fertile farmland. Poor agricultural practices in upland areas have led to soil exhaustion and degradation, thus resulting in reduced yields and harvests.

May 31, 2021
Begging for bunnies

Begging for bunnies

Why should we, as conservationists, be concerned about gender issues? If our mandate is species and habitat conservation, why and how do we incorporate gender without overstepping our mark?

Feb 25, 2021
Strides in protecting Riverine Rabbit habitat

Strides in protecting Riverine Rabbit habitat

The EWT is making headway in formally protecting Riverine Rabbits through working with private landowners in the southern population of this Critically Endangered species.

Apr 29, 2020
Unravelling the mysteries of Riverine Rabbit families

Unravelling the mysteries of Riverine Rabbit families

In another exciting first for conservation, the EWT has captured the first ever photographic evidence of Riverine Rabbit kits (babies) with their mother.

Dec 13, 2019
Habitat study helps solve the puzzle

Habitat study helps solve the puzzle

The EWT’s Drylands Conservation Programme recently joined forces with Dr Sue Milton, Karoo ecologist and botanist, to characterise Riverine Rabbit habitat in the Succulent Karoo and Renosterveld. Our aim is to understand the exact habitat requirements of Riverine Rabbits in the southern- and eastern populations.

Oct 30, 2019
Hide and seek champions

Hide and seek champions

The Karoo is a vast and inspiring landscape. The extensive “rantjies” and “vlaktes” remind us that once there was a time when most of the earth was free of noise, pollution and human infrastructure. This seemingly harsh environment does however provide a home for many unique mammals, birds and reptiles. More often than not, the threatened and Endangered species of the Karoo are solitary, elusive and difficult to research and conserve.

Aug 27, 2019
Girl Power!

Girl Power!

Esther Matthews is a highly dedicated and motivated conservationist, who aims to become a leader in conservation canine research.

Aug 21, 2019