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2015/05/30 12:18
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SANParks hopeful of new forensic equipment Three more forensic trailers have been deployed at wildlife parks across the country. FILE: A rhino calf waits to be relocated following the death of its...
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2015/05/29 17:03
2015/05/29 17:03
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Genevieve Quintal, News24 Johannesburg - A total of 41 properties have been declared part of seven national parks, together spanning more than 41 850 hectares. This follows the Department of...
2015/05/29 16:34
2015/05/29 16:34
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Cape Town - South African National Parks and Mpumalanga, North West and Limpopo authorities on Friday received new 4×4 forensic trailers bought with foreign donor funding to be used in the fight...
2015/05/28 21:29
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... Africa Day 1.1. Cabinet would like to thank all South Africans who participated in the Africa Day 2015 celebrations, which reflected our commitment to build a united, peaceful and prosperous...
2015/05/28 15:38
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REUTERSSpring flowers bloom in the semi-desert wilderness of the Karoo where companies want to frack for gas. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings Karoo farmers and activists have welcomed a new two-year shale and...
2015/05/28 08:30
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The Kruger National Park has once again proved itself to be one of South Africa's most popular destinations, with visitor numbers rising by more than 100 000 in the past year. The Department of...
2015/05/27 15:40
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... Africa has more rhinos than all other countries combined, but poaching has been on the rise since about 2007.' Botswana – From burning the billion-rand stickpile of rhino horn to sending...
2015/05/27 10:03
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Police said that yesterday‚ members of Operation Rhino arrested two suspected rhino poachers at Nyongane in Hazyview‚ Mpumalanga‚ in the early hours of the morning. One suspect was found with five...
2015/05/25 16:29
2015/05/25 16:29
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The rooibos and honeybush tea industries are unsure how a government report on benefit sharing with the Khoi and San communities will affect their business. Managing director of Rooibos Limited,...
2015/05/25 13:29
2015/05/25 13:29
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Pilots who fly Huey helicopters for Working on Fire are not afraid to fly them, despite media reports that they are not properly maintained, the agent responsible for operating the helicopters...
2015/05/25 12:29
2015/05/25 12:29
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Foreign visitor numbers to Kruger National Park on the rise in 2014/15 financial year. The number of visitors to one of the country's most popular holiday destinations continues to increase. Locals...
2015/05/25 06:15
2015/05/25 06:15
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NEWS ANALYSIS In just under 200 days, the world will agree to a binding climate change agreement. World economies will ditch fossil fuels and go carbon neutral. Global warming will stay under 2°C. In...
2015/05/23 13:29
2015/05/23 13:29
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A statement from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism looks at the importance of conserving biodiversity in the broadest sense of its definition. "As countries around the world observe...
2015/05/22 10:03
2015/05/22 10:03
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Last month, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) announced a committee to investigate legal trade in rhino horn. If approved, a trade proposal will be presented at the next CITES congress in...
2015/05/22 07:29
2015/05/22 07:29
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The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has urged the Rooibos and Honeybush tea industries to engage with the Khoi and San communities to negotiate benefit sharing agreements, following the...
2015/05/19 23:03
2015/05/19 23:03
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Seale is head of the Lone Star state's Second Ark Foundation, a project of the Exotic Wildlife Association. He is part of an ambitious project organised by animal welfare groups in the US and Africa...
2015/05/19 00:09
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The seal’s eyes dart between the two men standing in front of her: a fisherman clapping his hands and whistling, and a Cape of Good Hope SPCA Wildlife Unit Inspector with a long hooked pole aimed at...
2015/05/18 09:34
2015/05/18 09:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAAnitha Soni, pictured here with her husband, Vas Soni, died on Saturday, aged 57, after an illness. Durban - South Africa is mourning the death of Anitha Soni, who was instrumental...
2015/05/18 07:15
2015/05/18 07:15
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The strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of shale gas development has to be completed in two years – before exploration for the energy source begins in earnest, assessment leader Professor Bob...
2015/05/17 12:30
2015/05/17 12:30
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Honourable Chairperson of the Session; Honourable Deputy Minister, Ms Barbara Thomson, MP; Honourable Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee, Mr Jackson Mthembu, MP; Honourable Members of the...
2015/05/30 12:18
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