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  • Lessons we learnt from experimenting with savvy storytelling tech to tell visually strong and impactful multimedia investigations...

  • Pioneering data journalism project on financial provisions for mine closures and rehabilitation is rewarded with top environmental media award...

  • #MineAlert's Tholakele Nene discusses the importance of building trusted partnerships when creating tools for transparency and accountability...

  • A lot of tools and skill go into creating a cutting-edge multimedia investigation, as Tricia Govindasamy discovered when covering our Fire Factories feature...

  • Want to find out how many uranium mines there are in SA, given the focus on nuclear build? This kind of information is available on our #MineAlert map...

  • What does climate change mean for the average household? Our new ClimaTracker Food Basket Calculator shows the costs in real terms...

  • Estacio Valoi, an Oxpeckers Associate based in Mozambique, won the environmental journalism award at the 15th anniversary celebrations of the Worldwide Fund for Nature...

  • 'Swashbuckling tale' of poaching links from Namibia to China won Oxpeckers a prestigious CNN Multichoice African Journalist of the Year Award...

  • Communities affected by mining in South Africa live under a double-edged sword. Geojournalism helps them to participate in governance and compliance monitoring...

  • Shi Yi, a Chinese journalist who joined Oxpeckers in 2015 to expose wildlife trafficking routes from Namibia to Asia, won the coveted Journalist of the Year Award ...

  • #MineAlert is a citizen-focused, mobile and web-based resource that provides users with real-time and location-based alerts about mining & associated applications...

  • In a move directly linked to an Oxpeckers investigation, the Vietnamese government has warned tour operators not to support illegal wildlife product processing workshops

  • Nicky Rehbock, global campaigns officer for Corruption Watch and Transparency International, wrote this blog about the Mala Mala Files for Corruption Watch Connected

  • ClimaTracker is an innovative geojournalism project that makes complex scientific data accessible, and tells Southern Africa’s climate change stories at a mouse click

  • Oxpeckers both creates and applies new technologies for investigative environmental reporting. It is a new kind of journalism that creates visual narratives while empowering civic ...

  • Oxpeckers partnered with the Barcode of Wildlife Project, a global programme building a DNA barcode reference library of threatened species vulnerable to illegal trade...

  • A week after Oxpeckers won the coveted SAB EnviroMedia Award in October 2014, our Asian associate Hongqiao Liu won a Merit Award in the Asian Environmental Awards 2014. Liu, one......

  • Judges of the prestigious SAB EnviroMedia Award describe the Oxpeckers Fellowship Project as 'South Africa's pioneering attempt to facilitate collaborative journalism on an interna...

  • Oxpeckers Rhino Court Cases interactive map provides an easy, accessible way to keep track of cases involving rhino poaching...

  • On the eve of his departure from the Police Ministry, Nathi Mthethwa released to Oxpeckers consolidated data on court cases involving alleged rhino poachers...

  • A report by a specialist in digital journalism and open data, Alex Howard, published by the Tow Center of the School of Journalism of Columbia, presents the work of the......

  • The Botswana government banned canned hunting of large carnivores, in response to an Oxpeckers cross-border investigation. Lawrence Seretse reports...

  • This photograph, taken during an undercover transnational investigation by Oxpeckers reporters in late 2013, went viral during a global campaign against canned lion hunting in Marc...

  • Global wildlife trafficking syndicates employ increasingly sophisticated circumvention tools and technology to avoid detection. Oxpeckers exposes them by playing them at th...

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