Press Release: Johannesburg March for Elephants and Rhinos Press Release On Heritage Day, Saturday 24th September 2016 the seventeenth meeting of the conference of the parties to CITES (COP17) the world’s largest wildlife conference, opens at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Recounting My Time Helping as a Community Educator in Botswana Much of the work that goes into conservation awareness has to do with educating the youth of tomorrow. Doing so allows for those future conservation heroes that we are very much in need of to have a proper base to stand on for their futureContinue reading “Recounting My Time Helping as a Community Educator in Botswana”
A Photographic Look Back at Our 2015 Internship As we prepare to welcome a new batch of interns we take a look at a few of the many highlights of our July 2015 internship.
CoP17 Message From The Black Mambas APU Our favourite APU, the Black Mambas, welcome the world to South Africa for CoP17. Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HC0OpwUhVZU&feature=youtu.be
The Internship With A Difference Gain hands-on conservation experience while living in the South African bushveld. Chosen candidates will also acquire photography and filmmaking skills, and learn how to use those skills in combination with social media to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s endangered wildlife. This internship also imparts valuable team-building and leadershipContinue reading “The Internship With A Difference”
Video: CoP17 Welcome and Call for Cooperation From South Africa’s Minister of Environment South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs, Edna Molewa, welcomes the world to her country for the 17th CITES Conference of the Parties and calls for cooperation in conservation matters.
Young South Africans march for a better future by Fortunate M. Phaka
South African youth march against injustices associated with poaching by Fortunate M. Phaka
The evolution of a conservation intern By Fortunate M. Phaka parallax WcMgcq Everyone involved in conservation has a story of how it all began. Some had passion for wildlife and it translated into a lifelong dedication. Some got involved after finding out that our destruction of the environment eventually affects our wellbeing. Others got involvedContinue reading “The evolution of a conservation intern”
Non- Profits in the New Age: Changes that must be made By Olivia Goldring (Y4AW 2015 intern) It’s so hard to attract a person’s attention. It is even harder to make a person care. Ask ad agencies trying to market their newest product or even your friend whose eyes are glued to his smart phoneContinue reading “Non- Profits in the New Age: Changes that must be made”