poaching

 
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
‘Forgotten Five’ in need of rescuing
Rhino poaching is decreasing. The environmental affairs department says that 259 fewer rhinos were poached last year than the year before —...
Fishing for a solution to catch marine life smugglers
Fishing for a solution to catch marine life smugglers
The government needs to deal with the poaching and smuggling of vital natural, economic and food resources as organised crime, but insufficient...
Rhino trade in the heart of darknets
Rhino trade in the heart of darknets
About a thousand rhino are being killed each year in South Africa. Rhino species in other countries are being driven to extinction. A sophisticated...
NPA lets lion butchers off the hook
NPA lets lion butchers off the hook
Charges have been dropped against North West residents found with vast quantities of endangered species, while foreign nationals get a slap...
New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana
New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana
Botswana has an elephant poaching problem. The numbers far exceed previous years according to a new survey. The...
Natural fawn killer: US judge sentences poacher to "Bambi" viewings
Natural fawn killer: US judge sentences poacher to "Bambi" viewings
A judge in Missouri, United States, has sentenced a prolific poacher to repeat screenings of "Bambi," the Walt Disney classic weepy about a...
On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way
On protecting wildlife, SADC is leading the way
There are few easy wins when it comes to regional relations in Southern Africa. But on wildlife conservation, the Southern African Development...
Rangers find unlikely sponsor
Rangers find unlikely sponsor
Eleven wildlife rangers were flown to Cape Town on Tuesday to be honoured at the first Africa Ranger Awards for their critical rolein conservation....
Why poachers persist in hunting bushmeat — even though it's dangerous
Why poachers persist in hunting bushmeat — even though it's dangerous
The illegal hunting of bushmeat, or game meat, has long distressed wildlife conservationists. It has persisted in sub-Saharan Africa,...
Abalone poaching: Lifting the lid on why, how and who
Abalone poaching: Lifting the lid on why, how and who
Wildlife poaching has long been a subject of interest in academia.
​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
​There's a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching
It is the greatest war on poaching in East and Southern Africa.
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The RhODIS rhino DNA database is putting rhino poachers in the cross hairs
The Onderstepoort Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) at the University of Pretoria has developed a ground-breaking technique to collect and...

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