Was Mapungubwe ever concealed by the previous government? What will happen to the precious artefacts? Wild talks to Sian Tiley-Nel, curator of the Mapungubwe Collection at the University of Pretoria. By Melissa Siebert
Life in rock pools
At the margins of the continents, where land meets sea, life is extreme. Gavin W. Maneveldt of the department of biodiversity and conservation biology, University of the Western Cape, examines intertidal marine life.
Where are all the giraffes?
A familiar sight in the wild, giraffes may in future not be so abundant. By Francois Deacon, PhD researcher and lecturer in the University of the Free State’s Department of Animal-, Wildlife- and Grassland Sciences.
Time for WeWOOD
WeWOOD has emerged out of Florence, Italy as an emblem of eco-luxury and design, committed to the health of our planet. WeWOOD is the avant-garde approach to sophisticated sustainability.
Win with your picture of Addo
Your photograph of Addo Elephant National Park could win you a fabulous prize.
R1.75 million of equipment to stop poaching
The Kruger National Park's counter-poaching teams got a boost with equipment to the value of R1.75 million. The donation is the result of an innovative collaboration between the SANParks Honorary Rangers and Unitrans.
Our Mountain is a natural wonder!
Table Mountain is one of the New7Wonders of Nature.
Capture the Spirit of Africa: round one finalists
We have received some beautiful photographs in the first round of the Amarula Capture the Spirit of Africa competition.The first round has come to an end and ten finalists have been chosen. The theme for this round was 'For the love of the land' (your best images of wild landscapes in Africa). Scroll down to see the winning images selected by our judges and get your entries in for round two.
Vote for Table Mountain
Table Mountain is so iconic it's often the first image that comes to mind when South Africa is mentioned. Flat-topped like a table, often covered in thick clouds that look like a tablecloth, the mountain invites climbers, hikers and cable car goers to enjoy unparalleled views of Cape Town.
Too much traffic dampens sunbirds
Thought it was just people who don’t like living next to busy, noisy thoroughfares? Not so: orange-breasted sunbirds feel the same!