It’s Christmas season at our research centre and we are helping to raise money for the children in our local community. Students and volunteers at AWCRC have been helping out in the Alldays community since the research centre was established in 2017. The pandemic brought an unfortunate end to community-led projects, but with restrictions easingContinue reading “Raising Money for our Local Community!”
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Nadine, who is your conservation hero?
Who is your conservation hero? From a young age, my first conservation hero was my grandfather with his profound love for nature and animals, a fondness he certainly transmitted to me. I always had a fascination for cat species and as I grew older, I have looked up to researchers with the same passion. ThisContinue reading “Nadine, who is your conservation hero?”
Who is your conservation hero?
As many lockdowns ease, South Africa remains pretty intense. Keeping our blog busy – we are looking at some of our conservation heroes! This blog we quizzed Predator Research Coordinator, Jamie, on his conservation hero. Who is your conservation hero? There are so many names you can think of when we think about conservation, DavidContinue reading “Who is your conservation hero?”
Spot On! – By Nadine Hassan
Last week, we set up our third camera trap grid for this year. While the first and second were aimed at carnivores in general (distance sampling), this one is exclusively aimed for leopard. Leopards are well known for their secretive and shy behaviour so catching them on camera is not an easy task as manyContinue reading “Spot On! – By Nadine Hassan”
What are we doing while we can’t do anything?
It’s a crazy time the world over just now, and the most important thing is that we do our best to stay safe, healthy and support front liners without adding more strain. As with many parts of the world, South Africa has also implemented a full lockdown. An initial 21 days was concluded on ThursdayContinue reading “What are we doing while we can’t do anything?”