The Cape Vulture was listed as Endangered on the IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species, but in 2021 it was ‘down listed’ to Vulnerable. This is a remarkable conservation success story and testament to the tireless efforts of multiple generations of conservationists.
The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) and the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) have launched the ‘Spotted on the Road’ campaign to raise awareness about wildlife on roads in the Overberg. The campaign is part of the collaborative Tale of Two Leopards project, which focuses on two iconic species found in the Overberg region – the Leopard and the Western Leopard Toad (WLT).
To show the link between amphibian diversity (i.e. healthy amphibian populations) and wetland habitat health, the Endangered Wildlife Trust started long-term monitoring protocols in 2016 to determine habitat health and identify amphibian species diversity at four project sites in eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal
Vultures that ingest lead fragments from ammunition have been found to have higher levels of lead in their blood, which affects their health and can kill them.To unpack the impact of lead ammunition on the environment and vultures, we hosted Battle of the Bullets