On the morning of Saturday, 6th July 2019, an estimated 200 to 400 litres of oil overflowed during a refuelling of the MV Chrysanthi S in Algoa bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The oil spill has unfortunately resulted in over 100 seabirds being oiled which were admitted to SANCCOB (South African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) Eastern Cape where they have assembled an incredible team made up of SANCOBB rehabilitation members and their vet from SANCOBB headquarters in Tableview, Cape Town and local volunteers from Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas. Over the last two weeks, volunteers and SANCOBB staff have worked hard toRead More →


Ray DearLove, friend of The Mantis Collection and Worldwide Experience is the founder of the Australian Rhino Project. The Australian Rhino Project is a conservation organisation which is committed to ensuring the long-term survival of the African rhinoceros in the wild. The Australian Rhino Project, together with the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia, Orana Wildlife Trust and Taronga Conservation Society Australia, are currently working to expand the population of white rhinos in Australia and New Zealand to maintain a genetically diverse breeding crash that can act as an insurance population should the rhino become extinct in its African homeland. Over the years, Ray hasRead More →