Dr Seahorse’s journey

From unravelling seahorses' secret sounds to safeguarding the habitat of these little super dads.

June 29, 2022 · 5 min read

What wild animal leaves teddy bear footprints behind?

Here are some clues: Using their sticky tongues, which are longer than their bodies, these animals slurp up their favourite snack — ants — but they will sometimes eat termites too.

February 07, 2022 · 9 min read

Tech innovation: Solving wildlife conservation's greatest challenge

Tech start-up Wildcards has raised over 130,000 USD for conservation organisations around the world since its inception a year and a half ago.

August 24, 2021 · 7 min read

Curious creatures under persecution

From having a deep fear of sharks to defending them.

July 26, 2021 · 8 min read

NFT Postcards for a purpose

Wildcards has partnerred with the TokenSmart community to support wildlife.

April 01, 2021 · 2 min read

Do you Care for Wild?

As rhino poaching soars, what happens to the orphaned rhino calves left behind?

February 24, 2021 · 7 min read

Where the wild things roam

South Africa's most Endangered carnivore can't be kept in by fences. Wildcards chatted to the man responsible for the seemingly impossible task of looking after them while they rove outside of protected areas.

February 23, 2021 · 10 min read

Rumours of an elusive feline in the mangrove forest

While collecting data in San Pedro de Vice Mangroves, Sechura desert, Alvaro García-Olaechea heard rumours about a “cat-like creature” lurking in the mangroves. What he found was very exciting.

December 23, 2020 · 8 min read

South Africa’s last remaining white shark stronghold under threat

The Oceans Research Institute battles the impact of demersal longline fishing to safeguard great whites prey base

November 25, 2020 · 8 min read

Malaysia has marine mammals?

90% of Malaysians don’t know there are dolphins and whales in Malaysian waters

November 17, 2020 · 9 min read

Creating space for wildlife to return and resurrect its natural rhythms

Before foreigners erected fences, animals were free to move to where rain had recently fallen in the Kalahari desert, one of the driest places on earth. Here, rainfall is rare, sporadic, and concentrated in small areas.

August 27, 2020 · 5 min read

Saving the ethereal, magic carpets

“Every dive is an adventure, because you never know what amazing animal you might see below the surface that day,” Michelle Carpenter, a PhD student from Zavora Marine Lab tells me.

August 13, 2020 · 6 min read

How to keep sharks and people safe?

Who's really under attack, people or sharks?

August 06, 2020 · 6 min read

How can we protect it, if we don’t know where it is?

One month there are millions of pinkie sized dragonflies zooming around the Maldives, the next month every last one is gone. And this happens year after year.

July 21, 2020 · 8 min read

Announcing Wildcards Conservation Partner - La Senda Verde

We’re excited today to be talking about one of our first and favourite conservation partners, La Senda Verde!

July 10, 2020 · 2 min read

Wildcards - an unprecedented means of funding conservation

Wildcards is an unconventional strategy that is able to harness funding for conservation while simultaneously providing entertainment and dare we say, fun.

July 03, 2020 · 6 min read

Announcing Wildcards Conservation Partner - Wild Tomorrow Fund

We’re excited today to be telling you more about our very first partnership, launched in October last year, with the incredible Wild Tomorrow Fund!

June 24, 2020 · 3 min read

Announcing New Wildcards Features Powered By Chainlink VRF

Wildcards will be using Chainlink VRF for 2 exciting new features.

June 19, 2020 · 5 min read

Build your first Harberger Tax App - Part 1

A tutorial that shows you all the parts that come together to create https://wildcards.world. It acts as a good starting point if you want to create your own app that uses harberger tax.

May 27, 2020 · 7 min read

Community governance through quadratic voting at Italy's first Ethereum hackathon [Remote edition]

We are launching a new wildcard (Glen the Dragon) in the next 48 hours! Funds raised by Glen the dragon will go to a conservation as voted by the wildcards community [on-chain quadratic voting].

May 04, 2020 · 4 min read

What it’s like to attend a swiss blockchain incubator

In October last year, we had the privilege of attending the CV Labs Incubator program as part of their batch 2

April 21, 2020 · 4 min read

Let the world know about your contributions

Wildcards is excited to announce a new feature, cryptographically verifiable attestations of identity!

December 22, 2019 · 4 min read

Where is the money going?

A wildcards announcement and public disclaimer

November 12, 2019 · 3 min read

Combating climate change in 30hrs with blockchain

We built a transparent carbon credit marketplace where always for sale NFTs (spekboom plantations) mint ERC20 tokens (carbon credits)!

October 25, 2019 · 3 min read

How to buy a wildcard?

Why are there 6 different web3 providers I can use to buy a wildcard and what does that even mean?!

October 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Why our first gorillas are called Simon, Vitalik and Andy?

Coming up with gorilla names is hard. You have so many cool names like Max, Cass, Chewbacca, Sassy, Harambe, Darth Vader, and it very quickly becomes difficult to choose!

October 16, 2019 · 3 min read

EthCapeTown (Wildcards is born) - The hackathon to start up experience

EthCapeTown gives birth to Wildcards - Always for sale crypto conservation tokens

October 14, 2019 · 5 min read

Welcome to wildcards

Wildcards is always for sale conservation crypto tokens built on Ethereum.

August 09, 2019 · 4 min read