Conservation

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Captive Mangshan Pit Viper
In celebrating their 10th anniversary ARKive have launched a campaign to champion the important message that no conservation challenge is a lost cause if knowledge, dedication and strong partnerships are put into play.
African Penguin | African Conservation Photography | © Peter Chadwick
The African Penguin is the only penguin species to breed on African shores and it is largely found along the cold waters of the southwestern coastline. 
Great white shark tourism by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
Crystal clear warm tropical waters filled with teaming life and color. Healthy coral reefs frequented by high paying scuba divers is what we first conjure up when we think of eco-tourism around our Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). 
Rock Lobster fishermen return with the days catch. Paternoster Beach
Sand between your toes, the subtle taste of salt on your lips, crashing waves and the smell of the ocean breeze creeping through your senses...“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau
In 2002, the Governments decision to regulate and ban beach driving around the South African coast caused a huge outcry from 4x4 enthusiasts and fishermen. Now, with a decade having passed, it is clear that this ban was the correct one to make. 
African Rhinocerous are increasingly appearing in the media due to the relentless and brutal poaching onslaught against them that is driven by greed and the ridiculous belief that they hold miraculous cures against a number of diseases.
Water is life, without it, the human race could not exist! It makes Earth unique amongst the celestial bodies and amazingly even though our planet is covered with water, only 1% of it is potable, with 97% being salty and the remaining 2% trapped in the polar ice-caps. 
Cape Gannet on Malgas Island
The Cape Gannet (Morus capensis) is losing 1% of its population per annum, which means that in the last 50 years, we have lost 50% of the Gannet population!
The theme for this year’s World Environment Day celebrations is Think.Eat.Save. Think.Eat.Save is an anti-food waste and food loss campaign that encourages you to reduce your foodprint.
The only remaining colony of Cape Griffon Vultures in the Western Cape is situated in the Potberg Mountain of De Hoop Nature Reserve and I had the privilege of spending many hours watching the magnificent birds when I was still the reserve manager.  
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