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IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so far
IAPF seizes record number of elephant tusks during 2021 so farArticle

During the first three months of 2021, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has seized 62 elephant tusks compared to 90 for the whole of last year...

26 Apr 2021

How a CA(SA) and Honorary Ranger is doggedly working to prevent poaching
How a CA(SA) and Honorary Ranger is doggedly working to prevent poachingArticle

How exactly does one end up in a career that also stokes your passion of protecting the natural environment? Leonie Meyer, a reporting strategist at GreymatterFinch and a SANParks Honorary Ranger, explains...

Issued by SAICA 17 Mar 2020

Arrest of rhino horn smugglers welcomed
Arrest of rhino horn smugglers welcomedArticle

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed the arrest of two people and the recovery of 10 rhino horn valued at R2.8m at OR Tambo International Airport...

14 Jun 2017

IFAW welcomes Malawi's burning of 781 elephant tusks
IFAW welcomes Malawi's burning of 781 elephant tusksArticle

Malawi has burned 2.6 tons of illicit ivory, comprising 781 elephant tusks. The ivory had been seized from ivory traffickers in Mzuzu in 2013, the capital of Malawi's Northern Region...

16 Mar 2016

Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of contraband ivory, rhino horn
Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of contraband ivory, rhino hornArticle

Authorities in Mozambique on Monday, 6 July 2015, burned more than 2.6 tonnes of ivory and rhino horns confiscated during various anti-poaching busts, demonstrating a tough stance on wildlife trafficking...

8 Jul 2015

Ivory and rhino horn seized in Mozambique
Ivory and rhino horn seized in MozambiqueArticle

In a raid on a private home in Matola, Mozambique more than one ton of ivory and 65 rhino horns were recently seized...

18 May 2015

SAA Cargo places embargo on endangered species
SAA Cargo places embargo on endangered speciesArticle

South African Airways Cargo has placed an embargo on the transportation of hunting trophies...

4 May 2015

Kenya prosecutors block 'ivory kingpin' bail release
Kenya prosecutors block 'ivory kingpin' bail releaseArticle

Kenyan prosecutors on Thursday successfully blocked a controversial decision to grant bail to the suspected ringleader of a global ivory smuggling gang, arguing he may again try to flee the country...

23 Mar 2015

ERM creates anti-elephant poaching app
ERM creates anti-elephant poaching appArticle

Environmental Resources Management (ERM), a global sustainability consultancy, has designed a bespoke smartphone app for easy use, to assist low-literate and non-literate village scouts to record elephant movement and poaching activities in Tanzania...

3 Dec 2014

China pillaging Africa like colonialists says Jane Goodall
China pillaging Africa like colonialists says Jane GoodallArticle

China is exploiting Africa's resources just like European colonisers did, with disastrous effects for the environment, acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall told AFP.

20 Feb 2014

Latest conflict resource: poachers on the prowl for ivory
Latest conflict resource: poachers on the prowl for ivoryArticle

An average of about 45 elephants per day were illegally killed in 2011 in every two of five protected sites holding elephant populations in Africa, thanks to the growing illegal trade in ivory.

Pavithra Rao 13 Jan 2014

More than 100 elephants killed in Zimbabwe
More than 100 elephants killed in ZimbabweArticle

HARARE: Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Authority says more than 100 elephants in the country have been killed by poachers using toxic cyanide in one of Africa's prime elephant sanctuaries over the past two months.

16 Oct 2013

Kenya seizes four tons of ivory as elephant slaughter surges
Kenya seizes four tons of ivory as elephant slaughter surgesArticle

NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenyan customs officers have seized almost four tons of elephant ivory in two separate shipments, officials said as Africa sees a surge in poaching of the threatened animals.

11 Oct 2013

Let your imagination run wild... Sol did
Let your imagination run wild... Sol didArticle

It is easy to be cynical about The Palace of the Lost City and to dismiss it simply as the fantasy creation of The Sun King, but it is precisely because it has been entirely envisioned by someone who...

Brian Berkman 4 Sep 2013

Fight against rhino poaching a priority, says SA government
Fight against rhino poaching a priority, says SA governmentArticle

The South African government has drawn up and negotiated a number of memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with a number of countries and is in negotiations with critical range states, such as Mozambique. A delegation from the Lao People's Democratic Republic was recently hosted by a team of officials from the Department of Environmental Affairs to discuss possible areas of cooperation.

26 Aug 2013

Ivory seized in Kenya
Ivory seized in KenyaArticle

NAIROBI, KENYA: Officials in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa seized almost one and a half tons of ivory hacked out of poached elephants, a report revealed on Wednesday (3 July). This is the latest in a series of seizures by Kenyan authorities.

4 Jul 2013

259 elephant tusks seized in Dubai
259 elephant tusks seized in DubaiArticle

In what is believed to be the biggest bust yet of contraband ivory in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 259 elephant tusks were seized by Dubai customs authorities on 1 May 2013 after a routine x-ray inspection of a container supposedly containing "wooden furniture" shipped from Mombasa, Kenya to Jebel Ali Port.

23 May 2013

Man appears in Limpopo court for possession of elephant tusks
Man appears in Limpopo court for possession of elephant tusksArticle

A 45-year-old man has appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court for being in possession of two elephant tusks, said Limpopo police yesterday.

18 Feb 2013

OR Tambo bust for Vietnamese rhino horn smugglersArticle

AsianScientist reports that two Vietnamese smugglers have been arrested at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport for attempting to smuggle rhino horns and elephant ivory out of the country. South African authorities arrested the two as they tried to leave the country.

22 Dec 2011

Can 2010 revalidate SA's brand essence?
Can 2010 revalidate SA's brand essence?Article

When South Africa's new coat of arms was launched on Freedom Day, 27 April 2000, the motto chosen, ‘Unity in Diversity', called for the nation to “unite in a common sense of belonging and national pride”. Holding up the elephant tusks that symbolise wisdom, strength, and eternity on the national coat of arms, ‘Unity in Diversity' thus constitutes South Africa's "Brand Essence" - "a single thought that captures the soul of the brand" (David Aaker).

Dr Nikolaus Eberl 22 Sep 2009

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