CapeNature manages conservation efforts on Dyer Island, where the manual counting of birds is an essential process which provides the baseline data that enables CapeNature to map the population fluctuations of all the bird species on the island. This is especially significant during breeding season as managing authorities are able to track the number of […]
Congrats! You’ve made it halfway through 2018, which means it’s time for a well-deserved break. So why not grab the jackets and hit the road with the whole family, to one or more of CapeNature’s spectacular reserves? Explore the Winelands Pick up a map at the entrance or the reception office at Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, […]
World Environment Day World Environment Day takes place every year on 5 June. It is the United Nations’ flagship day for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest global platforms for public outreach, celebrated by millions of people in well over 100 […]
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This week's endangered animal
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.