CapeNature statistics show that more than 90% of fires in the Western Cape are human-induced accidental fires that occur largely through negligence. The Western Cape’s economy is heavily dependent on water catchment areas. In order to protect our water catchment areas and the ecosystem services they provide we have to prevent fires and therefore fire […]
The year is winding down and to celebrate the festive season, CapeNature gave away a prize every day for 12 days, from 12-23 December 2019. Here are the winners: Michelle Coates, winner of a Family All Parks Cluster Wild Card worth R1 380! Filip Lokotsch, winner of a zipline experience for two from Cape Canopy […]
The African Penguin has seen a large decrease in numbers during the 20th century. This precious species is now endangered and the Penguin Promises Waddle is taking place this week.The African Penguin currently faces many threats and the population is dwindling at an alarming rate.Did you know historically, the decrease in numbers was from egg and guano harvesting? However, since these harvestings have stopped, marine pollution and depleted food sources from overfishing has led to the continuous decrease in numbers.