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2014/07/23 09:03
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In the 10 days the billboard has been up, outside veterinarian Peter Baker’s premises, the number of rhinos poached was shown to have increased from 554 to 565. That was yesterday. The death toll is...
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2014/07/19 14:29
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President Jacob Zuma will today launch the first phase of Operation Phakisa -- an initiative aimed at fast-tracking the delivery of the priorities outlined in the National Development Plan...
2014/07/14 08:34
2014/07/14 08:34
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The Kruger National Park continues to bear the brunt of rhino poaching in the country, with the highest numbers of animals lost. Photo: Matthew Savides Durban - More than 150 rhinos have been poached...
2014/07/12 14:34
2014/07/12 14:34
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Warning: Organised crime continues to target rhino. Johannesburg - South Africa should diligently continue to implement measures to limit the possible abuse of hunting permits, to safeguard its...
2014/07/12 14:34
2014/07/12 14:34
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Highly profitable: The Secunda plant. Sasol claims the costs to clean up its plants are prohibitive. By: Tristen Taylor, Project o-ordinator at Earthlife Africa Jhb. On May 21, Sasol launched legal...
2014/07/12 05:29
2014/07/12 05:29
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Pretoria — Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public to comment on the prescribed norms and standards for the management of protected areas in South Africa. The minister...
2014/07/11 10:12
2014/07/11 10:12
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Some 558 rhino have been killed in South Africa already this year, setting the country on course for a gruesome new record number of poaching deaths, wildlife officials said on Thursday. Despite...
2014/07/11 08:18
2014/07/11 08:18
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Email a Friend Sent Successfully Sending failed. It's possible that the address you are trying to mail is unsubscribed from EWN mailers. Around 558 rhino have already been poached countrywide since...
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2014/07/10 13:35
2014/07/10 13:35
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Molewa said the panel might also 'co-opt experts as the need arises' and also engage with various stakeholders during the public consultation process. Picture: Chris Collingridge Durban - The...
2014/07/09 14:41
2014/07/09 14:41
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Durban - Two of KwaZulu-Natal’s top estuary experts have voiced “astonishment” over the government’s decision to allow sand mining on the edge of the Mpenjati River nature reserve, the province’s only...
2014/07/09 07:35
2014/07/09 07:35
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File photo: Greenpeace Africa activists used three dumper trucks to unload five tons of coal in front of the Eskom Megawatt Park offices. Picture: Antoine de Ras Durban - The volume of South Africa’s...
2014/07/07 23:09
2014/07/07 23:09
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That Africa's iconic wildlife species are under threat due to Asian demand is old news, but what is now emerging is a change in the driver of that demand. Contrary to the image of quackery that...
2014/07/07 22:04
2014/07/07 22:04
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Drivers in "a coastal area" without a permit could be arrested and their vehicle seized. A "coastal area" is defined in this context as the area between the high-water mark and up to 500m landwards,...
2014/07/04 12:03
2014/07/04 12:03
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The Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism has been selected as a partner in the development of the implementation plans to unlock the potential of the Oceans Economy...
2014/07/04 11:30
2014/07/04 11:30
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Recent research from the World Health Organisation reveals that air pollution is responsible for one in eight deaths globally. For people living on the Highveld in South Africa, these statistics...
2014/07/03 13:34
2014/07/03 13:34
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File picture: Dumisani Sibeko Cape Town - Eskom is responsible for just over half the deaths related to outdoor air pollution in an area of the Highveld where many of the utility’s coal-fired power...
2014/07/01 10:35
2014/07/01 10:35
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Statistics released on Monday showed that at least 496 rhinos have been butchered for their horns in the first six months of this year. File picture: Paballo Thekiso South Africa has moved another...
2014/06/30 07:29
2014/06/30 07:29
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South Africa on Friday commemorated World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) in Ladybrand, in the Free State. WDCD, which is a United Nations initiative, aims to promote public awareness on the...
2014/06/26 14:30
2014/06/26 14:30
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Discussions kicked off with an introduction to the climate change mitigation ambitions of the South African government by Olga Chauke from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). Olga outlined...
2014/06/25 16:34
2014/06/25 16:34
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EARLY DAYS: Kock uses a pole to attach a monitoring tag to the dorsal fin of a young sub-adult female white shark, nicknamed Eleanor, at Seal Island in False Bay in 2005. PICTURE: JOHN YELD Cape Town...
2014/07/23 09:03
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