wildlife conservation

 
Rhino, elephant, lion fates to be decided at Cites
Rhino, elephant, lion fates to be decided at Cites
Cites – the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – has been around for four decades. In that time it...
Greening the Future 2016: Categories
Greening the Future 2016: Categories
Every year, the Mail & Guardian scours the country to find noteworthy and newsworthy environmental projects to profile in its annual...
Teamwork nets results for endemic fish
Teamwork nets results for endemic fish
A collaboration of conservationists is working hard to change the threatened status of these species in a ground-breaking programme that they...
Rhinos may be biggest losers in trade debate
Rhinos may be biggest losers in trade debate
I am in South Africa for a debate on the proposed opening of rhino horn trade in the country, as part of the Wildlife in Crisis conference at the...
Bold plan to fly SA rhinos to Texas
Bold plan to fly SA rhinos to Texas
Flying a thousand rhinos from South Africa to south Texas sounds like something out of a bad Disney movie. But if the plan, announced last week by...
Robert Mugabe's birthday party cooks up an elephantine storm
Robert Mugabe's birthday party cooks up an elephantine storm
Wild animals including elephants are to be slaughtered and served at Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's birthday party later this month,...
[Slideshow]Living on the edge of extinction
[Slideshow]Living on the edge of extinction
The bi-annual Living Planet Index, released by the World Wide Fund for Nature, found that human activity has wiped out half of Earth’s wildlife.
Okavango wildlife threatened
Okavango wildlife threatened
The Okavango Delta is a beguiling place. In summer, tropical storms rumble and flash across the high Benguela Plateau in central Angola. Water...
Over $6m raised in SA ivory auction
Over $6m raised in SA ivory auction
Approximately 47 tonnes of stockpiled ivory on auction fetched about $6,7-million for South Africa's conservation efforts, SA National Parks said...
On the brink
On the brink
Nearly a quarter of the world's land mammal species are at risk of extinction and many others may vanish before they are even known to science,...

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