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South African Organisation takes Global Top Spot at WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards

By Love Africa 15-11-23 12:00

Responsible Tourism Partnership has announced that South African conservation organisation, Wildlife ACT, has been awarded first place for ‘Best for Nature-Positive Tourism’ at the prestigious WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards for 2023.  Having won Gold at the WTM Africa Responsible Tourism Awards earlier this year, Wildlife ACT was then entered into the pool of regional winners to […]

Visionary climate change commitment made by Mpungose Community in Eshowe, Northern KwaZulu-Natal

By Love Africa 18-07-23 14:52

An inspiring Manifesto has been drafted by the Mpungose community of Eshowe, Northern KwaZulu-Natal, as a direct response to the devastating effects of climate change. This significant statement of declarations and calls to action paves the way for community-driven responses to environmental matters that negatively impact the daily lives of many South Africans.  Workshopping a […]

Southern Drakensberg Conservation Project highlights the plight of Endangered Vultures

By Love Africa 09-06-23 17:11

Wildlife ACT’s Southern Drakensberg Conservation Project is calling attention to and actively mitigating the concerning decline of South African vulture populations. The Project, which falls under the conservation organisation’s Vulture Conservation Programme, calls on volunteers from around the world to assist in daily on-the-ground conservation efforts being made in the Southern Drakensberg region. The Project […]

Psychological Report Lays Bare Collective Trauma Suffered as a Result of Opencast Coal Mining

Psychological Report Lays Bare Collective Trauma Suffered as a Result of Opencast Coal Mining

By Love Africa 21-10-22 22:12

ALL RISE, a non-profit organisation and registered law clinic for climate and environmental justice, has commissioned an important independent report entitled ‘Everything for Dust: the Collective Trauma of Opencast Coal Mining on Residents in Somkhele, KZN’ which lays bare the collective trauma experienced as a result of opencast coal mining. This report will be released […]

African Conservation Awards Announces Winners at African Ranger Congress

African Conservation Awards Announces Winners at African Ranger Congress

By Love Africa 23-09-22 19:43

Africa’s conservation heroes were celebrated at the prestigious 2022 African Conservation Awards at the African Rangers Congress in Botswana on Saturday, 17th September. The awards are an annual celebration to honour the courageous men and women who are committed to protecting Africa’s natural spaces and in doing so raise awareness of the critical and diverse […]

International Vulture Awareness Day: Why are Vultures so Important to us?

By Love Africa 03-09-22 13:25

On Saturday 3 September, the world unites raising awareness for an iconic bird of prey: the Vulture. Wildlife ACT would like to encourage readers to recognise the importance of International Vulture Awareness Day and the rapidly-declining numbers these amazing animals are currently facing. Vultures provide vital ecosystem services in our natural, agricultural, and rural environments. […]

African Conservation Awards Finalists Announced

By Love Africa 01-09-22 16:48

These wildlife heroes will be celebrated at an award ceremony at the African Ranger Congress. This year, the announcement of the winners of the prestigious African Conservation Awards will coincide with the African Ranger Congress, hosted by the Game Rangers Association of Africa in Kasane, Botswana on the 17th September. Each organisation and individual that […]

NEWLY RENAMED African Conservation Awards open for Nominations

By Love Africa 11-08-22 09:49

In honour of World Ranger Day, which took place on the 31st July, nominations have opened for the 2022 African Conservation Awards.  This is an annual celebration to recognise the brave men and women across Africa who play a vital role in protecting our endangered species and in doing so raise awareness of their amazing […]