Peter Chadwick

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Cape Clawless Otter | African Conservation Photography | © Peter Chadwick
Marine Conservation
The Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area is Africa’s oldest Marine Protected Area (MPA), having been proclaimed with immense foresightedness in 1964. This means that 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of this MPA within the heart of the Garden Route National Park. The 61km long MPA protects important rocky coastline, sandy beaches, sub-tidal reefs and critically important fish species. ...
African Elephant portrait by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Wildlife
African Elephants are an icon of Africa! Sadly, human greed is decimating their populations across the continent with estimates stating that an elephant is killed every 15 minutes! This senseless killing is driven largely by an Asian market that prizes the ivory as ornaments. These cravings drive organised crime and international terrorism through funds generated from the illegal ivory...
Global Walk For Elephants Kasane Botswana by wildlife and conservation photograpger Peter Chadwick.jpg
Conservation
On the 4th October 2014, the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos took place across 136 cities and towns across six continents. Thousands marched to pressurise governments to do more to stop the rampant wave of poaching that is decimating African Elephant and Rhino populations. In Kasane in Botswana, Elephants without Borders led one of the more poignant and...
Langebaan lagoon from the air by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Photography
Aerial photography, although challenging, can be extremely rewarding and provides photographic perspectives that are seldom viewed. It is however not as easy at it might seem and given the costly nature of this type of photography and the speed that your photographic platform is moving at, it is best to be well-prepared so as to ensure successful image...
Black-Backed Jackal Hunting Sandgrouse sequence by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick_1.jpg
Wildlife
Black-Backed Jackals launching into the air after panic-stricken sandgrouse and doves have become a sought after sighting at the Kgalagadi’s many waterholes. These waterholes are renowned for offering excellent opportunities for predator and prey photos with Cubitjie Quap in the Nossob Riverbed perhaps being one of the best known.
White-Backed Vulture taking off by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
White-backed Vultures circled high overhead, casting dark shadows that sped over the ground and became ever larger as the birds began their plummet to the ground with flared wings and low hanging legs and feet. I sat dead still, afraid to make the slightest movement in case the wily birds caught an indication of my presence. First, one bird...
Pale Batis by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Mozambique Birding
Imagine being able to have the chance to add Eurasian Bittern, Malagasy Pond-Heron, Allen’s Gallinule, Olive-Headed Weaver, Southern Hyliota and as an added bonus the Green Tinkerbird to your life lists all while exploring amazing countryside within a diversity of habitats. 
Pririt Batis by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Northern Cape Birding
Drought clawed the landscape as an oppressive hot wind formed whirlwinds that sped across the parched and desolate open areas and yet, there was a promise of change as thunderclouds built up all around and rumbled in anticipation of shedding their life giving loads. I had stopped in the middle of a gravel plain in the Rooipoort Nature Reserve...
Purple Vygies and blue sky by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Photography
The Northern Cape offers some the best wildlife photography and outdoor photographic opportunities that South Africa has to offer. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is the best known of these, but there are also many other excellent photodestinations. Twelve of our top photodestinations are highlighted here.
Dubai Shark Market by wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick.jpg
Marine Conservation
Our oceans have long been perceived to be an endless opportunity for exploitation and as a dumping ground for our waste. The oceans are vital to the health of our planet and are now at severe risk from this over-exploitation and lack of care. Below are some of the greatest risks currently facing our ocean as well as list...
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