Rampant poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa

Rampant poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa

Poisoning poses a deadly risk to vultures in West Africa Dr Lindy Thompson, the EWT’s Birds of Prey Programme African vulture numbers are declining at an alarming rate, and their key threat throughout Africa is believed to be poisoning. One of the reasons people...
Spotted on the Road

Spotted on the Road

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).

Where Frogs Flourish

Where Frogs Flourish

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

Battle of the Bullets

Battle of the Bullets

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