Online sales drive illegal trade in endangered African grey parrots
/ 26 July 2023

Online sales drive illegal trade in endangered African grey parrots

The birds, which are native to equatorial Africa, have been decimated by the international pet trade

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Shut-down of fishing around African penguin breeding colonies is ‘too little, too late’
/ 24 September 2022

Shut-down of fishing around African penguin breeding colonies is ‘too little, too late’

Halting fishing will be of little to no benefit to the penguins and fishers believe it will be a sad Christmas

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Pioneering project to help save African penguins takes off, bringing renewed hope for the endangered species
/ 12 July 2022

Pioneering project to help save African penguins takes off, bringing renewed hope for the endangered species

So far, 148 juvenile African penguins have been released at De Hoop Nature Reserve in a bid to establish a new breeding colony

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Poachers steal cycads from people’s gardens for lucrative illicit trade
/ 21 November 2021

Poachers steal cycads from people’s gardens for lucrative illicit trade

Residents must have permits to have the endangered plants but they are victim to criminal demand for the ‘living fossils’

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