• March 2021 wildlife photographer takeover – Alison Buttigieg

    This month we’re thrilled to feature the amazing work of Alison Buttigieg, whose unique imagery of cheetahs really displays the majesty of these wild predators, alongside some absolutely cub photos too, of course! A huge thank you to Alison for sharing her work with us, and if you want to see more of her work, […]

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  • Our new cheetah-saving vehicle, thanks to you!

    We love sharing good news and this specifically put a very big smile on our faces! Last year, our monthly supporters and donations to our Tour De Cheetah event were sent over to our illegal wildlife trade team to support their crucial cheetah rescue and care work. Through our illegal wildlife trade fundraising campaigns in […]

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  • Work For Good – Button and Squirt

    Work For Good is a platform that was set up to help charities raise funds from small businesses and offer businesses a fundraising platform which helps them to raise funds for the charities they care about. We’re very lucky to have a few small businesses who donate a proportion of their profits each month to […]

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  • International Women’s Day – Dr Laurie Marker

    When we think about the great names in conservation and the environment, many female scientists and activists spring to mind – Dr Jane Goodall, Sylvia Earle, Dian Fossey, Dr Briuté Galdikas, Greta Thunberg, Jill Robinson, and our very own Dr Laurie Marker. These remarkable people deserve our celebration each day, but as today is International […]

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  • CCF in the news: Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade: The battle to rescue cheetahs from the deadly pet trade in the Horn of Africa

    On World Wildlife Day, Daisy Dunne speaks to a veterinary surgeon caring for cheetah cubs confiscated from smugglers in Somaliland – extract taken from an article in The Independent. “Some of the cubs that I’ve seen just look horrible”, says Dr Mahesh Bhatt, a 27-year-old veterinary surgeon from Birmingham who has been working for a […]

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  • Our education project, with support from Anglo American

    We spoke to Annetjie Siyaya, our Research and Education Manager at our centre in Namibia about her recent education programme which was supported by Anglo American’s Ambassadors For Good programme. Thank you to them for supporting this programme, which has inspired so many young people throughout the cheetah’s range. ‘As a past participant of Cheetah […]

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  • Kenyan Cheetahs in Namibia: Genetic Analysis

    One of our major programmes at CCF Namibia is genetic research, which is a highly complex part of the work that we do. Throughout our research over the years, we have discovered that cheetahs have very low genetic diversity, meaning their DNA is extremely similar to each other. This is a problem because where there […]

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  • “I see photography as a powerful tool for conservation” – Alison Buttigieg, wildlife photographer

    Newsbook caught up with Alison Buttigieg, a Maltese wildlife photographer (and IT Project Manager for a Nordic Bank) who has been living in Helsinki, Finland for 14 years. You can read the full article here. Alison Buttigieg got her first camera when she started travelling in 2003. “At first I was just documenting my experiences to keep […]

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  • CCF UK in the news: Cheetah Conservation Centre in Otjiwarango Equipped With Smart Technology

    This news is shared from a recent news article in Namibia Economist. See the original article here. Dutch technology enterprise Smart Parks has equipped the Cheetah Conservation Fund with new technology to monitor the animals and assets on the fund’s 67,000-hectare private reserve, model farm and Field Research and Conservation Centre in Otjiwarongo. This world’s […]

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  • CCF UK in the news: Yorkshire vet Julian Norton on our livestock guarding dog programme

    The article below was written by Julian Norton from Channel 5’s Yorkshire Vet programme, and was recently featured in the Yorkshire Post newspaper. Thank you to Julian for highlighting our organisation and livestock guarding dog programme. I met a laid back and very handsome chap this week. His name was Arthur.  A veterinary surgery in […]

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