Anna Klimova
3 February 2020

Focus on Wetlands & Biodiversity

What are wetlands, anyways? They’re oft-thought of as watery areas that bring to mind images of swamps, bogs and unpassable muddy waters. In reality they are...

Penguin Awareness Day - January 20

Anna Klimova
17 January 2020

Spotlight: The African Penguin

Credit: Ben Wilson


When you think of penguins, you probably imagine them being surrounded by ice and frigid water with a dash of howling winds thrown in. But...

Conservation and wildlife encounters

Ide UItentuis
17 January 2020

Lauren, a WWF intern at NVT, picked me up at the airport and brought me back to the intern house, where I found a lovely welcoming letter with NVT polo shirts, an NVT hat, and a buff. Since I’ve...

A time full of glee with the NVT

Samuel Karlsson
4 November 2019

Straight away when I arrived in South Africa I was very well received by Kellyn, an NVT staff member who picked me up from the airport in George and drove me to the intern house in Nature’s...

My Time at NVT

Jappe Rempe
29 October 2019

After flying for 20 hours, me and my good friend and travel companion Daniël, finally arrived to the beautiful scenery of South Africa. Coming from The Netherlands, stepping out of the plane in...

Day 5: Industry and Marine Sustainable Tourism

Caitlin Judge
11 October 2019

Today is the last day of National Marine Week. However, the month of October is still “National Marine Month”, as well as we - the global population - should try making small changes that will...

Marine Week_Day2: Environmental Education

Lauren Moriarty
8 October 2019

National Marine Week is very effective in community and school outreach programmes. Environmental organizations all over the country hold...

National Marine Week 2019

Lauren Moriarty
7 October 2019

Every year on the second week of October, South Africa celebrates National Marine Week. This week is aimed at highlighting the importance of the marine environment; creating awareness about the...


Samuel Karlsson
1 October 2019

World animal day is celebrated in all corners of the world from South Africa, to America, to Sweden. World animal day is a day to raise awareness of animal welfare and to promote the protection of...

Today is World Tourism Day!

Amanda Seregni
11 September 2019

We all love travelling, exploring new countries, seeing new landscapes, learning about new animals, it is something we all enjoy and do as often as we can. Some do so more often than others, but...

International Clean-Up day 2019

Amanda Seregni
10 September 2019

Today is world clean-up day, an event organised by Let’s Do It World (LDIW) that unites 157 countries in an attempt to clean our world’s beaches. Last year,...