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
I joined a colleague, Rebo Rachuene from our Birds of Prey Programme, in the field to monitor a grass owl site. Rebo and his colleagues have been monitoring this site for over ten years.
The Endangered Wildlife Trust initiated a study to better understand South Africa’s captive lion sector and evaluate its environmental and socio-economic impacts. This article is a summary of the findings of this study.
Vultures provide many ecological, economic, and cultural benefits. However, several vulture populations are declining rapidly, and conservationists are calling this an ‘African Vulture Crisis’. What do we know, and what can we do?
Early on a Friday morning I received a call from Gavin Williams, who works for Vodacom. He was at a mast near De Aar and saw an injured Verreaux’s Eagle under a Sentech mast.