ivory poaching
Emergency declared as elephant poached

Emergency declared as elephant poached

Johannesburg - An emergency was declared as the first elephant was poached on the western border of Kruger National Park. Each day in Africa around 100 elephants die at the hands...

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Protecting South Africa’s biodiversity

Protecting South Africa’s biodiversity

Environmental destruction across the world is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore, which begs the question why the South African government is so complacent in the face of...

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How poachers kill jobs

How poachers kill jobs

International tourism to Africa reached record levels in 2013, with 56 million tourists bringing in $34.2-billion (about R410-billion). Significantly, 80% of them came to see the...

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Anti-poaching lessons from Tanzania

Anti-poaching lessons from Tanzania

As the world's largest planned burn of ivory is set to make a massive anti-poaching statementin Kenya on Saturday 30 April, we take a look at a multi-pronged Tanzanian project...

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Poaching a political problem

In a world where poor governance and corruption is rife, particularly in those countries that are home to the largest remaining elephant populations, legalising the ivory trade...

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