A global network of roads researchers – where to from here?

A global network of roads researchers – where to from here?

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?

Nov 2, 2020
All aboard the Conservation Express

All aboard the Conservation Express

Prior to COVID-19, animals had, over time, adapted their ways in response to our increased transportation networks, namely railways and roads

Jun 4, 2020
Saving lives with camera traps

Saving lives with camera traps

The N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) started collecting records of animals killed on their roads in 2011, and as part of their ongoing safety programme began working with the EWT’s Wildlife and Transport Programme (WTP) to address the concerns they had in this regard.

Apr 29, 2020
Tackling the challenges of linear infrastructure in Africa

Tackling the challenges of linear infrastructure in Africa

Africa is currently experiencing an explosion of linear infrastructure development, with the number and extent of roads, railways, power lines and pipelines rapidly expanding.

Mar 27, 2020
A brilliant approach to conservation

A brilliant approach to conservation

Talifhani Brilliant Mashao is a Master’s student undertaking a study with the EWT’s Wildlife and Transport Programme (WTP). Brilliant started with the WTP in 2018 and is due to graduate next year. Below he talks about how his passion for conservation began, and where he would like to be in the future.

Oct 31, 2019
Water under the bridge?

Water under the bridge?

Traffic, particularly when reckless driving is involved, can have a direct negative impact on wildlife, with many species at risk from wildlife-vehicle-collisions, often resulting in an animal’s death, or ‘roadkill’. The ongoing collection and submission of data by road users and road management agencies is making a substantial contribution to our understanding of these negative impacts particularly on specific species, habitats and road sections.

Aug 27, 2019