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Elf in the hand by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.
Marine Conservation
Our oceans are critical to our very existence; it’s a simple matter of healthy oceans = healthy people. Besides providing us with food (today almost one in six people in the world rely on fish as their primary source of protein), oceans provide us with many other important services that our survival depends on. ...
The Pygmy Falcon And The Sociable Weavers | Kgalagadi | ©Arne Purves
Birding
The first time I spotted a Pygmy Falcon in the Kgalagadi it appeared to be hunting sociable weavers or so I thought. It did occur to me that this little falcon was always to be found in close proximity to social weaver nests though. As it turns out I was both right and wrong!
cape mountain zebra feeding in figs by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
Travel Writing
72 Southern right whales seems an impossible number to be viewing from one point and even more so knowing that I was not having to use binoculars! There were whales breeching, tail slapping, swimming fast with definite purpose and then there were those just lying lazily on the surface, rocking with the swells as their calves swam next to...
Dwesa coastline at dawn by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick
Photography
South Africa is blessed with one of the richest and most diverse coastlines and marine environments on the planet. Extending for nearly 3500km’s between the Mozambique border and Kosi Bay in the east and the Orange River estuary bordering Namibia in the west, our coastline offers incredible opportunities for landscape photography.
Southernmost tip of Africa by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Travel Writing
Most visitors consider the historic lighthouse, the plinth depicting the splitting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and perhaps also the wreck of the Myshu Meru as all that the Agulhas National Park has to offer. How wrong they are, for there is now a range of accommodation scattered right across the 21 000 hectares that provide a gateway...
Southern right whale with albino calf by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Marine Conservation
Listed as endangered by CITIES, the Southern Right Whale is protected in all of its known breeding grounds. It spends the summer months in the far Southern Oceans feeding and during the southern-hemisphere winter it migrates northwards to calve in the waters off Argentina, Chile, Namibia, Australia and South Africa. Current global population estimates put the total number of...
Malgas Island Cape Gannet Colony by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter chadwick.jpg
Marine Conservation
South Africa’s suite of offshore islands that lie between Lamberts Bay and Algoa Bay are largely unknown beyond their managing authorities. They are critical biodiversity hotspots protecting unique habitats and species and are in many cases the last breeding strongholds for our endemic seabirds that include the African Penguin, Cape Gannet, cormorants and terns.
Leopard Hunting sandgrouse | Kgalagadi | ©Matthew Prophet
Wildlife
Traveling along the Nossob River in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Matthew Prophet captured a sequence of rare images of a male leopard catching sandgrouse in mid-flight in the long Kgalagadi grass. 
World Wildlife Day 2014 | #conservationphotography | African Conservation Photodestinations
Conservation
Monday 3rd March is World Wildlife Day*. A day to celebrate the wonder of our natural world, but also day to reflect on "our" impact and our collective vision for the future.
Photography
The sea has long held our fascination and the interface of land and sea, the coastline, draws us to her shores. South Africa has a diverse coastline providing countless, often dramatic, opportunities for taking stunning landscape photographs.
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