Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Wildlife and the Environment


Rhinos in Boucher’s safe hands

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Following a severe eye injury which forced his early retirement, former Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has gloved up for rhinos – the cricket star...
South African Space Weather

South African scientists track the sun’s storms

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Every year thousands of tourists flock to the Arctic to view the psychedelic swirling skies of the aurora borealis, or northern lights. But few...

Photo Safari – We’re Wild about South Africa’s Wildlife

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For many of us the only safari we get to go on is Apple's browser. So...knowing that we don't all have the budget or...
Fracking Karoo South Africa

Shell Fracks Off. Is this the End of Karoo Fracking…or a...

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In November 2014, a Karoo-based German hydrogeologist called Dr Stefan Cramer made a bold prediction that fracking would not happen in the Karoo. He gave...
extreme-text

Extreme adventurers do SA proud

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With a populace diverse enough to be called the Rainbow Nation, it’s no surprise that ‘Proudly South African’ means different things to different folk....
Rhinos

South African Safari Brothers Indicted in US for Illegal Rhino Hunts

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The US Department of Justice revealed yesterday that two South African brothers who own Out of Africa Adventurous Safaris have been charged with conspiracy...
Sanwild Rhino Sanctuary strap

SanWild Rhino Sanctuary to Launch Straps in bid to Save Rhinos....

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The SanWild Rhino Sanctuary will soon be launching some really cool straps that people can buy to wear...and in so doing support the protection...

South Africa’s sniffer elephants learn to track explosives

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With their long trunks, elephants have a remarkable sense of smell. Now, a South African is training a group of the pachyderms to smell...

A legacy for the African rhino

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Despite the many attempts to curb rhino poaching and the dedicated activism from the public, the slaughter of these beasts continues, with the death...
Giraffe licking ear

Mind if I Bend Your Ear…said one Giraffe to Another…

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Here's photographic proof it's not just humans who like whispering sweet nothings in each other's ears! Award-winning South African photographer Rob Tarr captured this tender...
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