Media Releases

2017

  • Cheetahs Return to Malawi for First Time after 20-Year Absence - 26 May 2017
  • Hazardous power line removed by Eskom to protect Endangered Crane species - 5 May 2017
  • Environmental organisations welcome Minister’s announcement of a new regional court to help combat rhino poaching - 3 May 2017
  • Ford Wildlife Foundation Supports the Endangered Wildlife Trust with New Ford Ranger - 3 May 2017
  • MPUMALANGA MEC APPROVES THE DECLARATION OF THE GREATER LAKENVLEI PROTECTED ENVIRONMENT - 13 April 2017
  • Response to the Constitutional Court Decision Regarding the Rhino Horn Moratorium - 6 April 2017
  • Karoo enters an uncertain future as government approves prospecting for hydraulic fracturing - 5 April 2017
  • This World Wildlife Day, the Endangered Wildlife Trust is asking you to help keep the wild in wildlife - 3 March 2017
  • The Endangered Wildlife Trust and Rainforest Trust join forces to save South Africa’s rarest snake - 27 February 2017
  • Newly developed camera system to aid the EWT in the prevention of power line collisions - 21 February 2017
  • Join us in creating history and celebrating our froggy friends: the EWT’s Official Guinness World Record Attempt for the largest game of Leapfrog - 13 February 2017
  • CELEBRATING WORLD WETLANDS DAY - 1 February 2017
  • Public Response to the Department of Environmental Affairs’ Proposed Captive Lion Bone Export Quota - 26 January 2017
  • "WHY DID THE BULLFROG CROSS THE ROAD?" - 11 January 2017

2016

  • The revised Red List of mammals reveals larger battles for conservation - 8 December 2016
  • UNLIKELY HEROES – RATS TO THE RESCUE? - 16 November 2016
  • FIRST NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR REDUCING WILDLIFE MORTALITIES ON ROADS - 11 October 2016
  • BREAKING NEW GROUND IN THE FIGHT AGAINST RHINO HORN AND IVORY SMUGGLERS - 22 September 2016
  • A sample for CITES: early results from South Africa’s Mammal Red List - 16 September 2016
  • KEY CONSERVATION ORGANISATIONS SECURE GLOBAL SUPPORT TO END CANNED HUNTING - 2 September 2016
  • EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH CONSERVATION-DRIVEN COMMUNITIES - 26 August 2016
  • DRIVING CHANGE: PROTECTING THE PROTECTED - 24 August 2016
  • EXTRAORDINARY FLAMINGO MOVEMENTS AMAZE SCIENTISTS - 20 June 2016
  • JOIN THE RACE TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE THIS WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY - 3 June 2016
  • ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM OF VULTURE ELECTROCUTIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA - 16 May 2016
  • FAST ACTION SAVES VULTURES FROM POISONING DEATH - 12 May 2016
  • RESEARCH SHOWS THAT SPEEDING MAY NOT BE THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF ROADKILL IN PROTECTED AREAS - 5 May 2016
  • CABINET APPROVES RECOMMENDATIONS NOT TO TRADE IN RHINO HORN - 21 April 2016
  • ENDANGERED CAPE VULTURES ELECTROCUTED IN ELLIOT, EASTERN CAPE ON ESKOM POWERLINES - 30 March 2016
  • PROMOTING A GREEN ECONOMY IN THE MARICO RIVER CATCHMENT - 22 March 2016
  • THE FUTURE OF WILDLIFE IS IN OUR HANDS - 2 March 2016
  • THE ROLE OF THE WILDLIFE RANCHING INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA’S GREEN ECONOMY - 10 Feb 2016
  • JOIN IN THE CELEBRATION OF THE HOPPIEST DAY OF 2016! - 2 Feb 2016
  • CRITICAL WATER RESOURCES GOBBLED UP BY ALIEN INVASIVES - 1 Feb 2016
  • DEA SAYS NO TO LEOPARD TROPHY HUNTING IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 2016 - 27 Jan 2016

2015

  • LIFTING OF THE DOMESTIC MORATORIUM ON RHINO HORN TRADE - 27 Nov 2015
  • ARE WE DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT OUR WATER SOURCES? - 17 Nov 2015
  • NEW PLAN TO SECURE FUTURE FOR GREY CROWNED CRANES - 16 Nov 2015
  • ASTON AND WANDA TO HELP MAKE WIND FARMS SAFER - 12 Nov 2015
  • WEAR A RELATE BRACELET TO CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL CHANGE - 11 Nov 2015
  • CEDARVILLE PROTECTED ENVIRONMENT DECLARED - 23 Oct 2015
  • THE ENDANGERED WILDLIFE TRUST SCOOPS KUDU AWARDS - 22 Oct 2015
  • WHAT GOES INTO THE OCEAN,GOES INTO YOU - 7 October 2015
  • BEAUMONT NATURE RESERVE NEW PROTECTED AREA - 28th September 2015
  • How to win the war for our Wildlife (Sunday Times) - 27 Sept 2015
  • RHINO DAY 2015 SPEECH COMPETITION - 21 Sept 2015
  • POTENTIAL NEW GREEN LABEL FOR TICK CONTROL PRODUCTS - 17 Sept 2015
  • We celebrate the life of Anne Tilbury - Sept 2015
  • 2015 Rhino Benet Challenge - 22 Sept 2015
  • Trailblazing South African NGO welcomed as latest PSN Network member - 5 August 2015
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPAIGN UNVEILED ON DSTV - 31 July 2015
  • EWT POSITION ON THE HUNTING OF CECIL THE LION - 29 July 2015
  • EWT CEO NOMINATED FOR 2015 CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR AWARD - 29 July 2015
  • Mail & Guardian Greening the Future AWARD for the Cape Critical Rivers Project - 27 July 2015
  • By donating to the EWT, you will help to combat the illegal wildlife trade and save many species...read more
  • REHABILITATED SECRETARYBIRD GOES BACK INTO THE WILD - 17 July 2015
  • CHEETAH AWARD FOR ESKOM EMPLOYEE - 13 July 2015
  • THE RISK OF CAPTIVE CARNIVORES - 9 July 2015
  • CYCAD POACHER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON -6 July 2015
  • WARM YOURSELF THIS WINTER AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL CHRISSIESMEER CRANE FESTIVAL! - 2 July 2015
  • MONITORING BIODIVERSITY IMPACTS AT SERE WIND FARM KICKS OFF THIS NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT MONTH - 8 June 2015
  • "HAYI LAA!" - NOT HERE! GROUND-BREAKING PROJECT TO TACKLE SOCIAL AND WILDLIFE CRIME IN RURAL COMMUNITY - 28 May 2015
  • SUSTAINING A HEALTHY PLANET REQUIRES ALL OUR EFFORTS THIS INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL BIODIVERSITY - 21st May 2015
  • NORMS AND STANDARDS FOR RAPTOR RINGING,MARKING AND TRACKING - 19 May 2015
  • BIRD FRIENDLY ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE, A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR BIRD CONSERVATION - 8 May 2015
  • 10TH METAPOPULATION WILD DOG RESERVE WELCOMES AFRICAN WILD DOG PACK - 4 May 2015
  • Did you know that illegal trade in wildlife is one of the largest illegal tradesin the world? - 24 April 2015
  • STRONG DATA FROM LATEST ROADKILL SURVEY - 21 April 2015
  • THE LINDT GOLD BUNNY HELPS SAVE THE RIVERINE RABBIT - 30 March 2015
  • New commemorative stamp issue... - 3 March 2015
  • NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY AND BUSINESS INDABA - WHAT DOES BIODIVERSITY MEAN FOR YOUR BUSINESS? - 12 February
  • THE ENDANGERED WILDLIFE TRUST’S RESPONSE TO ALLEGATIONS OF MASS POISONING OF BLUE CRANES IN THE NORTHERN CAPE - 20 Feb 2015
  • LEAP INTO ACTION THIS 28 FEBRUARY - 20 Feb 2015
  • Ford Committed to The Environment And A Sustainable Future In Africa - 15 Feb 2015
  • DELIBERATE ON MATTERS RELATING TO A POSSIBLE TRADE IN RHINO HORN - 10 Feb 2015
  • CONSERVATION FRIENDLY FARMING: RECOGNITION OF OUR CUSTODIANS - 28 Jan 2015

2014

  • Stay safe on our country's roads over the festive season - 18 Dec 2014
  • RHINO AND SHAYA JOIN WAR AGAINST POACHING - 12 Dec 2014
  • Somkhanda Game Reserve welcomes African Wild Dogs in Zululand - Dec 2014
  • Destroy your environment, destroy yourself - 18 Nov 2014 - link to video
  • CHEETAH TO BE REINTRODUCED BACK ONTO RIETVLEI - 13 Nov 2014
  • The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is proud to announce its membership of the Population and Sustainability Network - 10 Nov 2014
  • Adventure motocyclists Karoo itinerary now availble - 3 Nov 2014
  • Motor bikers riding for wildlife - 28 Oct 2014
  • De Beers funds new project to address the impact of roads on our wildlife - 17 Oct 2014
  • Monitoring and measuring infrastructure's impacts on biodiversity this National Transport month - 1 Oct 2014
  • To swerve or not to swerve - 12 Sept 2014
  • Boosting environmental consciousness - 8 Sept 2014
  • Joining hands to rescue wounded Wild Dog - 14 August 2014
  • Will a 77 years imprisonment sentence deter other rhino poachers ? - 25 July 2014
  • Church Leaders Against Rhino Poaching Workshop - 23 July 2014
  • World's first LED Anti-collision devices to save night flying birds - 17 July 2014
  • WORLD POPULATION DAY - 11 July 2014
  • The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) is celebrating the publication of the Notice of Intent to Declare the Beaumont Nature Reserve in the Swartberg region of KwaZulu-Natal. - 8 July 2014
  • The 3de annual Chrissiesmeer Crane Festival - 2 July 2014
  • Rare mussel find in the Northern Cape Province - 26 June 2014
  • Mail and Guardian’s Greening the Future Awards - 25 June 2014
  • Tragic death of a leopard on the road in nother Limpopo - 17 June 2014
  • Mpumalanga MEC approves intention to decalre the Greater Lakenvlei area a protected environment - 28 May 2014
  • The Endangered Wildlife Trust and Fauna and Flora International partner to mainstream biodiversity into business in South Africa - 22 May 2014
  • Successfully released a pack of 15 Wild Dogs that had been illegally captured in Limpopo. - 19 May 2014
  • Poison and African vultures: Widespread, increasing and mostly illegal use of poison is decimating African vulture populations, precipitating a biodiversity crisis with as yet uncharted human health consequences - conclude members of African, American and European organizations during a multinational workshop.- 7 May 2014
  • Launch of NGO partnership to implement high-impact conservation action in freshwater and poverty priority areas - 20 March 2014
  • Celebrate your wildlife heritage with the EWT and HEARTLAND on World Wildlife Day - 26 Feb 2014
  • International Pangolin Day 15 FEBRUARY 2014 - 14 Feb 2014
  • Take a leap of action for endangered frogs - 13 Feb 2014
  • Engaging communities in the fight to save Rhino - 5 Feb 2014
  • Private landowners, government and environmental NGO's join hands to achieve great gains for the conservation South Africa's grassland and wetlands - 29 Jan 2014
  • Killing of three African Wild Dogs in the Waterberg - 31 Jan 2014

2013

  • Riverine Rabbits discovered in protected area brings new hope for the species - 12 Dec 2013
  • The EWT launches citizen science roadwatch data app - 11 Dec 2013
  • The EWT and ICF celebration 40 years of saving cranes and communities - 5 Dec 2013
  • The EWT wins prestigious UNESCO Sultan Qaboos prize for environmental preservation - 2 Dec 2013
  • Free roaming Wild Dog successfully collared - 26 November 2013
  • Saving endangered birds at Verlorenvlei estuary - 21 November 2013
  • THE EWT AND WESSA - proudly working together to enhance conservation outputs - 6 November 2013
  • Happy 40th Birthday to the EWT ! - 1 November 2013
  • Bracelets for rhino conservation - 29 October 2013
  • Adopt a Vulture Project - ESKOM putting their weight behind vulture conservation in South Africa - 24 October 2013
  • Urban conservation and Brown Hyaenas in suburbia - 27 September 2013
  • World Rhino Day - Taking stock of the gains of the rhino poaching crisis - 19 Sept 2013
  • Piccoli nursery gives the EWT's sniffer dogs a R50 000 bonanza ! - Sept 2013
  • Braclets for change - hope for endangered species - 9 September 2013
  • Ship wrecked in humpback dolphin hotspot - 6 September 2013
  • Large Carnivores win in the Waterberg Photographic competition - 2 September 2013
  • First wild Cheetah in the Free State in over a century - 24 June 2013
  • Celebrating Water. Celebrating Life - 22 May 2013
  • A unique collaboration to support the mainstreaming of Biodiversity - 15 May 2013
  • IFAW, the EWT and LANSERIA join forces to stop illegal wildlife trade - 24 April 2013
  • Source of the Umngeni River declared South Africa's 21st Wetland of international importance - 18 April 2013
  • Endangered Wildlife Trust statement regarding Rhino Force - 11 April 2013
  • The EWT voices concern about Ngaka Modiri Molema Municipality planned water waste treatment plant in Groot Marico - 20 March 2013
  • South Africa and Vietnam working together to campaign for Rhino protection - 14 March 2013
  • Hope for Cheetahs with international focus on illegal trade - 8 March 2013
  • The EWT partners with SA Can to reverse the plight of the Oribi - 5 March 2013
  • The EWT and ICF welcome Cites’ decisive conclusion on trade of Grey and Black Crowned Cranes - 4 March 2013
  • Sites for super deadly frog, flying fox and mystery owl named to 7 wonders of endangered species - 14 Feb 2013
  • The Endangered Wildlife Trust's response to the 2013 budget speech - 28 Feb 2013
  • Brutal attack on rhino calf by poachers stuns rescue staff - 15 Jan 2013
  • Joy as migratory falcon reaches its wintering grounds in South Africa - 14 Jan 2013

2012

  • Long awaited agreement with Vietnam brings hope to plight of rhino. - 11 December 2012
  • It's stupid. But then so is extinction - 5 December 2012
  • Save Mapungubwe Coalition - 7 December 2012
  • There’s a new hero in town! - 17 October 2012
  • Let’s give it horns! - 12 October 2012
  • National Marine Week highlights the plight of our oceans - 9 October 2012
  • The EWT takes first place in South African conservation - 28 September 2012
  • Join the EWT in celebrating World Rhino Day - 20 September 2012
  • Modderfontein Reserve opens to the public - 19 September 2012
  • "Zero Extinction" Seven Wonders Campaign Announced - 11th September 2012
  • The EWT launches store in the V&A Waterfront - 29 August 2012
  • International Vulture Awareness Day 1st September 2012 - 28 August 2012
  • WAG-SA Website launch for Wild Dog Salvation - 20 August 2012
  • Taking critical action to save South Africa’s Bambi - 16 August 2012
  • Road Ecology in Africa – Ensuring our roads are wildlife friendly - 8 August 2012
  • The EWT’s new canine recruits - 2 August 2012
  • Introducing the EWT’s WTP - 1 August 2012
  • African Grass Owls suffer from disturbance and poor habitat management - 19 July 2012
  • First annual Chrissiesmeer Crane Festival a soaring success - 10 July 2012
  • Crane counts continue to fly in KZN - 9 July 2012
  • Satellite Tracking To Assist In The Conservation Of South Africa’s Secretarybirds - 3 July 2012
  • Save Mapungubwe Coalition - 6 June 2012
  • Rhino Orphan Response Project providing relief to rhino poaching casualties - 28 June 2012
  • 10 Years of Bird Control Dogs at ACSA Aiports - 25 June 2012
  • The EWT celebrates the first annual Chrissiesmeer Crane Festival - 20 June 2012
  • Guidelines for Bat Monitoring at Wind Farms - 14 June 2012
  • The EWT’s Eco Stars Club launches today! - 8 June 2012
  • South Africa Wins Beautiful Gold ! - 6 June 2012
  • 2012 Marks the start of the International Year of the Rhino - 5 June 2012
  • Activist rides 1 800kms for the plight of the Blue Swallow - 23 May 2012
  • The EWT calls for South Africans to celebrate Biodiversity Day - 22 May 2012
  • Evaluate the status of large carnivores using citizen science and a photographic project - 24 April 2012
  • Eskom put an end to Giraffe electrocutions in Marloth Park - 20 April 2012
  • Urgent conservation attention required to bring the blue swallow back from the brink of extinction - 16 April 2012
  • Buzz off to the Birds - 26 March 2012
  • New Map to reduce impact of wind farms - 22 March 2012
  • The EWT – Mentoring and Training New Conservation Leaders - 19 March 2012
  • The EWT celebrates the International Day of Action for Rivers - 15 March 2012
  • Conservation Action for the Cape Vulture - 9 March 2012
  • Rico the Rhino’s New Hope - 8 March 2012
  • EWT’s Rhino Rescue and Response Training Workshops - 1 March 2012
  • Save Our Rhinos – A Sting Music And Endangered Wildlife Trust Initiative - 15 February 2012

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