Zoology

How does it feel to discover a new species?

May 3, 2017 0

When we think of discovering a species, our imagination may take us to some far off jungle, slashing away at hanging lianas to find some bizarre, unheard of little creature. A eureka moment ensues, and […]

Marine Anti Abolone Poaching Rangers
Conservation

Tales of a Marine Anti-Poaching Ranger

April 7, 2017 0

Dedicated to the rise of a small Anti-Abalone-poaching team who are making waves, and the fall of Abalone Poaching in the Eastern Cape As a young, aspiring, female Nature Conservationist, trying to make a career […]

Conservation

Illegal loggers stopped in their tracks

April 5, 2017 0

Imagine you’re in a rainforest… what would you hear? Pessimists would say the chuckles of poachers and illegal loggers with the depressing roar of a chainsaw. But really think, is that what you would hear? […]

Conservation

Tuskless Elephants

March 28, 2017 0

As the poaching crisis rumbles on, African elephant populations are being decimated. But something strange is also happening to the appearance of elephants. They’re losing their tusks. If you take a safari in Zambia, you’re […]

Conservation

Alien invaders on Planet Earth

March 13, 2017 0

It may surprise you to learn that invasive species are regarded by conservationists as THE greatest cause of species extinctions in recent history. Some say there is limited evidence of this claim [1], however it is agreed […]

Zoology

Who is Talking in the World of Silence?

March 8, 2017 0

For many years, scientists have thought that the oceans are a unique world of silence. During the last few decades though, research findings revealed that oceans are a rather noisy environment. Noises, like waves, rain, […]

Environment

2050 – the year plastic will outnumber fish

March 2, 2017 2

Warning: this article contains photos of animals which readers may find unsettling. Yes, you read that right, according to research by the World Economic Forum, by 2050 you are more likely to bump into some […]

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