30% of South Africa’s amphibians are classified as endangered or vulnerable.
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The highveld electric storms are something spectacular to witness.
A Karroo farmer has poisoned 200 to 1000 blue cranes using a posion called Temic and has been hiding the corpses in aardvark and porcupine holes.
Why Afrikaans might be the language with which to address South Africa’s rhino poaching crisis.
Endangered African penguins waddle their way to freedom in Simon’s Town.
The longfin eel spends most of its life hidden from view of humans and there is concern that its numbers are plummeting.
The sailors of tall ship Picton Castle explore the glamorous side of Cape Town.
Wildebeest and zebra usually exist happily together until one day at watering hole in Mkuze Game Reserve.
Sailing around the Cape of Good Hope is not an easy task.
Man found guilty of animal cruelty after shooting and injuring a hadeda with a pellet gun.
Jacalyn discusses the flaws of Generation Y when it comes to issues worth fighting for such as canned lion hunting.
A recent educational photographic tour around the Cape Peninsula helps Chris appreciate the beauty of his home town.
A casual sundowner in the Kruger turns into an outstanding photographic opportunity as some zebras kick up the dust.
When the sea sparkles and shines due to a smelly red tide…
Planning a holiday to South Africa? Find out all you need to know about the rainbow nation according to renowned photographer Gerald Cubitt.
Roxanne Reid tells us what to do in the in the succulent Karoo.
The UKZN team comes first out of the South African teams in the SASOL Solar car race.
Follow South African university students in the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge.
Ground pangolin rescued by CapeNature in the Western Cape.
A python proves that its bark-like camouflage scales are just as bad as its bite when it kills a turtle dove.
Survival equipment to the value of R2 million was handed over to Kruger’s Ranger Corps by Unitrans Volkswagen’s Unite against Poaching Trust.
The Giant Flag project, launched in the Karoo. harnesses several streams of environmental, social and economic activity in a bid to break the cycle of unemployment and poverty in the Camdeboo Municipality.
Landmark Foundation’s collared female leopard shot has been shot by a farmer in the Northern Cape.
Jeremy Loops, Good Luck, the Rudimentals, Al Bairre, MGMT, Pascal & Peace – what got Rocking the Daisies 2014 rocking.
A permanent ban on the importation of lion parts, including trophies, is planned by Australia in an effort to put an end to South Africa’s lion breeding industry.
Johannesburg zoo’s PAAZAB membership has been terminated due to the sitatunga incident
Environment Minister Edna Molewa announced the official launch of the UNEP-GEF Rhino Project.
Will Kent talks about some of the experiences he had in South Africa as a volunteer.
Growing awareness towards plant conservation with the declaration of the new Knersvlakte Nature Reserve in South Africa.
Jaq on quitting a high paying job to study at bushwise to become a field guide.
The monumental decision of whether to legalise rhino horn in South Africa is to be decided by an undisclosed Panel of Experts.
South African rhino poaching kingpin arrested.
Three heroic women save a black rhino by reporting poachers to Kruger authorities.
Grahamstown researchers discover a new species of redfin minnow
The rhino debate in parliament – hot air being blown around a well air-conned room.
Saving endangered plant species with the opening of Renosterveld Research and Visitor Centre in Overberg.
A grey heron uses a local waterhole as his fishing ground for finch food.
Exhausted orphaned rhino looks for comfort with cars in the Kruger.
A meerkat story worthy of a ‘Meerkat Manor’ episode and an award for bravery.
An African wild dog that was shot in the ear in the Waterberg, has successfully been released.
Scott Ramsay’s travels take him to the Kruger National Park, a landmark area in the history of wildlife conservation.