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  • Projects

    • cape-parrot

      Cape Parrot Project

      The Cape Parrot is South Africa’s only endemic parrot, and the species may disappear before most South African even knew about our national parrot.

    • okavango

      Okavango Wetland Bird Project

      The primary goal of the Okavango Wetland Birds Project is to record the distribution, breeding activity, and abundance of all wetland birds sighted along our 288km mokoro(dug-out canoe)-based transect across the entire Okavango Delta.

    • grey

      Grey Parrot Project

      It has taken us less than 70 years to decimate most grey parrot populations, transforming the species into one of the most abundant, well-known and widespread pet parrots on Earth. Over a million have been...

    • water

      Working for Water

      Working for Water is an exploration, research and community conservation project that aims to survey and protect some of Africa’s last remaining wilderness areas.