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Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decades
Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park after three decadesArticle

Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country...

MacDonald Dzirutwe 13 May 2021

Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultation
Green Paper on Marriages approved for public consultationArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Green Paper on Marriages for public consultation...

22 Apr 2021

FAO, AFD project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern Africa
FAO, AFD project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern AfricaArticle

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the French Development Agency has launched a new 3.5 million Euro project to improve sustainable wildlife management and food security in the world's largest terrestrial transfrontier conservation area...

4 Feb 2021

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger Day
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger DayArticle

The finalists in this year's Rhino Conservation Awards have been announced, with the winners to be celebrated on 31 July, coinciding with World Ranger Day...

7 Jul 2020

Tintswalo goes digital with all-new virtual safaris
Tintswalo goes digital with all-new virtual safarisArticle

The virtual safaris include video footage of actual sightings, as well as some of the exhilarating encounters experienced by its game rangers on patrol...

31 Mar 2020

Diversifying approaches to conserving nature
Diversifying approaches to conserving natureArticle

Conservationists don't always agree about the best ways to reinforce the protection of nature. Debates about it can become confrontational...

Mucha Mkono, Jason I. Ransom, Katarzyna Nowak and Patrick O. Onyango 7 Jan 2020

Land reform a possible game changer in the tourism sector
Land reform a possible game changer in the tourism sectorArticle

Successful implementation of the land reform programme has the potential to accelerate the growth of the tourism sector by deflating simmering fears of wanton land grabs...

Peter Setou 4 Oct 2019

Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre awarded 5-star Green Star rating
Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre awarded 5-star Green Star ratingArticle

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded the V&A Waterfront's Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre a five-star Green Star - Existing Building Performance v1 rating...

5 Aug 2019

More confusion over the fate of Botswana's elephants
More confusion over the fate of Botswana's elephantsArticle

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling...

Dr Louise de Waal 17 May 2019

Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look
Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer lookArticle

By several accounts, 2018 has been a great year for community-based conservation in Tanzania...

Jevgeniy Bluwstein, Jens Friis Lund & Peadar Breho 2 Nov 2018

Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018
Finalists named in IITPSA President's Awards 2018Article

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) has named the finalists for the 2018 President's Awards...

25 Oct 2018

Director-General for the Department of Environmental Affairs, Nosipho Jezile-Ngcaba with the Fund's CEO Paul Zille, Chairman Mavuso Msimang and board members David Frost and Yolan Friedmann at the launch on 2 May 2018 in Johannesburg.
Tourism Conservation Fund to secure SA's biodiversity, promote more inclusive tourism industryArticle

The conservation of South Africa's biodiversity is a critical component in securing the future of tourism, an industry many South Africans depend on for their livelihood...

7 May 2018

Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to TanzaniaArticle

Higher densities of giraffes and dik-diks have been recorded and participating villages are receiving a direct share of income from wildlife tourism...

Derek E. Lee 2 Mar 2018

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Victoria Falls town to be transformedArticle

The transformation of Victoria Falls to a modern tourist resort has started taking shape with the company formed to drive the process now seeking technical expertise to craft a tourism investment and development plan...

28 Feb 2018

Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progress
Rhino poaching in South Africa has dipped but corruption hinders progressArticle

The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016's, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa...

Keith Somerville 12 Feb 2018

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Zimbabwe begins mass transfer of animals to MozambiqueArticle

The animals won't travel two-by-two, but thousands of safari stalwarts will soon begin their journeys from Zimbabwe to Mozambique in one of Africa's largest ever wildlife transfers...

26 Jun 2017

Why Zimbabwe's use of elephants to pay off old debt to China is problematic
Why Zimbabwe's use of elephants to pay off old debt to China is problematicArticle

A bizarre story has recently come out of Zimbabwe. Grace Mugabe, the politically powerful wife of the ageing president Robert Mugabe, has come up with a plan to settle a debt to China with 35 young elephants, eight lions, 12 hyenas and a giraffe...

Keith Somerville 9 Jan 2017

#InnovationMonth: Cape buffalo conceived through IVF
#InnovationMonth: Cape buffalo conceived through IVFArticle

The first Cape Buffalo conceived through IVF was unveiled recently by Embryo Plus...

27 Sep 2016

Eugene Lapointe, president of the International Wildlife Management Consortium (IWMC) World Conservation Trust
#CITES: Time to re-establish balance between human, wildlife rightsArticle

The fact that CITES' 12-day global gathering is being held in the Southern African region is the best opportunity yet for the wider conservation community to free itself from the eco-colonialism that has taken hold of it...

Eugene Lapointe 15 Sep 2016

Zimbabwe dehorns rhinos to curb poaching
Zimbabwe dehorns rhinos to curb poachingArticle

Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe have begun dehorning the country's 700 adult rhinos to curb rampant poaching, a conservation group said on Tuesday, 30 August...

1 Sep 2016

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Research programme to focus on responsible wildlife management of African buffaloArticle

Kwantu Private Game Reserve launched the Nyathi research scholarship programme which seeks to promote responsible wildlife conservation...

8 Jun 2016

R1.385m allocation to rhino conservation by MyPlanet Rhino Fund
R1.385m allocation to rhino conservation by MyPlanet Rhino FundArticle

The MyPlanet Rhino Fund recently allocated R1.385m in funding towards rhino conservation causes across the country that vary from rhino protection and monitoring to saving and raising rhino orphans...

27 Nov 2015

Winners Blair Taberer (left) and Munya Mudyanadzo (right) being presented with their trophy by AAT group chairman Dave Glynn(middle)
Golf day raises funds for Victoria Falls Anti Poaching UnitArticle

A golf tournament, coordinated and sponsored by Africa Albida Tourism, has raised $30,000 for the Victoria Falls Anti Poaching Unit...

21 Oct 2015

[Earth Focus] Walk on the wild side: thoughts around a campfire
[Earth Focus] Walk on the wild side: thoughts around a campfireArticle

Life on our over-populated planet is undergoing such stress, that we risk increasing disconnection from the natural world on which our survival ultimately depends...

Roger Metcalfe 5 Oct 2015

Call for US and Europe to ban the import of hunting trophies
Call for US and Europe to ban the import of hunting trophiesArticle

The illegal hunt of Cecil, Zimbabwe's famous lion has focused the spotlight on the unethical practices within the hunting industry as more than 400,000 people have signed a global online Avaaz petition, calling for the US and Europe to ban the import of hunting trophies...

31 Jul 2015

The full Cannes Lions Outdoor shortlist
The full Cannes Lions Outdoor shortlistArticle

The full Cannes Lions Outdoor shortlist has been released, with five South African agencies on the list! The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony tomorrow evening...

22 Jun 2015

The full Cannes Lions Press shortlist
The full Cannes Lions Press shortlistArticle

The full Cannes Lions Press shortlist has been released, with 6 SA agencies cracking the nod! The winners to be announced at an awards ceremony tonight...

21 Jun 2015

Man vs wildlife: a balancing act
Man vs wildlife: a balancing actArticle

Roelof Bezuidenhout reacts to a recent Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) fact sheet dealing with human impact on wildlife and its ecological fallout...

Roelof Bezuidenhout 7 Jan 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

Elephant behaviour project backed by Amarula Trust
Elephant behaviour project backed by Amarula TrustArticle

The Amarula Trust is now complementing the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) elephant behaviour programme by backing a Botswana-based multi-disciplinary project that looks at how elephants and people interact outside of protected areas.

25 Aug 2014

New animal rehab centre for CT
New animal rehab centre for CTArticle

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA opened its first short-term wildlife rehabilitation centre in May, and can now offer 24-hour emergency service and short term care, all year long, to animals in need.

Lyndon Jaftha 25 May 2012

Rewilding the South China Tiger - in South Africa
Rewilding the South China Tiger - in South AfricaArticle

The South China tiger is the rarest of five extant tiger subspecies. It is at best extremely rare and might well be extinct in the wild, PRNewswire reports via MarketWatch. Captive facilities in China house 82 individuals and the rewilding centre in South Africa has 9 individuals.

8 Nov 2011

Zim to produce elephant biltongArticle

The Parks and Wildlife Management Authority of Zimbabwe plans to produce biltong from elephant meat to sell in retail outlets throughout the country "as part of sustainable utilisation of the animals," the Herald online said recently.

14 Jan 2008

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