April 14th marked one of our saddest moments in our rehabilitation and conservation work as we experienced the exact opposite of our efforts. A driver hit a female Cape Leopard, leaving it to die unattended along the national highway. The body was brought to us by SANPARKS for post-mortem and incineration. On observing the first…
A cluster of dead Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) Sea Turtles were found floating off the southern coast of Mexico, entangled in a net.
Born in Africa is one of those dedicated Non Profit Organisations fighting the imbalances in the societies of the world. They are very active in socio-economically disadvantaged areas around Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Focusing on educating children and giving them that chance to learn as much as possible about the world around them, by creating a platform that they would not have been possible in their socio-level status.
It is estimated that about 13 million tons of plastics leak into the ocean each year, and about 100 000 marine animals killed by plastic each year. These estimates from trusted environmental organisations reveal how plastic pollution has grown to be the world’s biggest environmental challenge.
Endangered Species are plant or animals that are very much at risk of being lost forever from the world. This is in most cases due to human interference which has caused an imbalance that the species fail to adapt to. It is important that we educate everyone about the importance of these species and encourage change of behaviour.