Saturday, August 8, 2020

Wildlife and the Environment


WATCH South Africa Breeds Lions and Tigers for Traditional Medicine in...

In support of World Tiger Day (29 July), Blood Lions has released an explosive video that puts the focus on the international trade in...

WATCH Rare Humpback Dolphin Swims with Bottlenose Dolphins in South Africa

A stunning scene - featuring a rare (and sadly endangered) humpback dolphin - has been captured by Love Africa photographer Casey Pratt, off the...
Wildlife Experts Spurn Invite

Wildlife Experts Spurn Invite to Serve on Environmental Panel, Indicating Bias...

Three people have declined to serve on a government panel. That’s not exactly news. But, given who they are and the panel on to...

SARS Makes Major R115-Million Rhino Horn Bust

Rhino horn worth almost R116 million has been discovered at OR Tambo International Airport, according to the South African Revenue Service (SARS). A total 41...
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Youth Worldwide Pressurise South Africa to End Captive Predator Breeding

Over 622 youth from around the world have signed a letter calling on the South African Government to phase out captive predator breeding in...
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Botswana Government Responds to Mysterious Death of Hundreds of Elephants

The Ministry of Environmental Resources, Conservation and Tourism in Botswana has issued a press release about the recent mysterious deaths of elephants in the...
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Prestigious Rhino Conservation Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the prestigious 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards have been announced, featuring several South Africans. The winners will be celebrated in a virtual...
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WATCH Critically Endangered Vultures Released After Mass Poisoning in South Africa

Three Critically Endangered African White-Backed Vultures have been successfully rehabilitated and released back into the wild by Wildlife ACT, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Raptor...
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PHOTOS Capture Heartbreaking Lifesaving Dehorning of Rhino to Prevent Poaching

Nature intended rhino to have horns... but thanks to an insatiable and totally misguided belief that that horn can cure illnesses, the rhino in...

South Africa Undertakes Biggest Rhino Dehorning Operation Ever: Carte Blanche

It’s one of the most controversial poaching prevention measures, but dehorning rhinos to reduce their value for poachers, is a method that some conservationists...