We would like to take this time to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in and donated money towards our Christmas fundraiser for the children in Alldays. With the many generous donations, we reached our goal and raised £2,000! We would also like to say a huge thank you to Emma andContinue reading “Christmas Fundraiser 2021”
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A year in the life of a troop of Dump baboons
During 2020, PhD student Topu Rahman from Durham University, UK conducted his fieldwork at AWCRC studying the effects of human waste food on the behaviour and hormonal responses of a wild chacma baboon troop. After habituating a troop of baboons that spends time at the local dump, Rahman and his team of research assistants recordedContinue reading “A year in the life of a troop of Dump baboons”
A week in the life of an AWCRC volunteer…
One of our current volunteers shares an insight into their time as a Primate and Predator (PPP) volunteer at the AWCRC. Over the space of a week they have the chance to get involved in a variety of projects from assisting PhD students with fieldwork to learning new office based skills. Amongst all of thisContinue reading “A week in the life of an AWCRC volunteer…”
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?”