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Protected Areas Advisory Committee Meeting in Anysberg Nature Reserve

Last Saturday, Zoe Woodgate, a PhD student working on the critically endangered riverine rabbit across the drylands of South Africa, and Marine Drouilly went to Anysberg Nature Reserve in the Little Karoo to present their respective project and some of their … Continue reading

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The KPP involved in the revised Red List assessments for mammals

Dear readers, The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) are launching the 2016 Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. This Red List provides an up-to-date assessment of the state of … Continue reading

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Launch of iCWild, the new Institute at the University of Cape Town

Hello everyone, I am really excited to announce the launch of a newly-created interdisciplinary Institute at the University of Cape Town, called iCWild for Institute for Communities and Wildlife in Africa. The aim of the Institute is to understand the … Continue reading

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Another great SAWMA symposium

The South African Wildlife Management Association (SAWMA) held its annual symposium in the Boland mountains of the Western Cape during the week of 10-14 September. This year’s main theme was “Wildlife Management in the Face of Global Change”. Scientists, students, … Continue reading

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New published paper

Dear followers, I am glad to share with you today a new publication in which the Karoo Predator Project took part recently about the phylogeny of African jackals. The research was led by Dr. Anagaw Atickem, Dr. Christian Roos and … Continue reading

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Denis Palanque talks about his experience with the KPP for 1Frame4Nature

Dear readers, today I would like to share with you the article written by Denis Palanque for the ILCP (International League of Conservation Photographers) 1Frame4Nature initiative. 1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your … Continue reading

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The Karoo Predator Project down under

Last July, The Karoo Predator Project was at the 12th International Mammalogical Congress in Perth, Australia. Happening only every 4 years, the Congress provides “an important forum for professional mammalogists wishing to remain updated on the last marine and terrestrial … Continue reading

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