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Environment Thin Green Line

“We must get 30% of earth’s natural resources protected by 2030”

The world is paying a heavy price for the exploitation of wild species and wild places, deforestation, uncontrolled expansion of agriculture, intensification of farming, and infrastructure development, says Chris Galliers,

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Conservation awards shed light on success stories

Winners of the Africa’s prestigious 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards have been officially announced online by Love Africa Marketing to celebrate the people and organisations who work constantly to reduce the

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Awards honour Africa’s wilderness warriors

Winners of Africa’s prestigious 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards are to be announced tomorrow – July 31.

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Accolades flow for courageous game rangers

The work of exceptionally courageous game rangers comes under the spotlight at the 2020 Rhino Conservation Awards, writes Fred Kockott.

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Giving the bird: chemical farming’s shocking consequences

Our addiction to chemical fertilisers and pesticides has taken a terrible toll on wildlife and human health, writes Dr Andrew Venter 

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Fallen rangers: Deadly militia attack in Virunga

Twelve rangers have fallen victim to senseless killings in Africa’s oldest national park. Fred Kockott reports FREE TO REPUBLISH (see terms below) Virunga National Park officials say 17 people were

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Park expansion holds hope for Africa’s big tuskers

Eight of Africa’s remaining 30 “big tuskers” live in South Africa’s Tembe Elephant Park. The park is set to expand by up to 26,000 hectares, allowing its elephant herds to

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Wildlife summit targets young

Two-hundred young people, community leaders and educators will meet this month to learn how they can help save Africa’s natural treasures. Mlu Mdletshe reports.

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Surfers give a “high five” to increased ocean protection

SUPPORTERS of WildOceans “Only This Much” campaign are still riding a wave of excitement following the South African government’s decision to increase protection of the oceans.

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South Africa’s oceans get much needed protection

The South African government’s approval of an expanded network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) has been welcomed as “visionary”, writes FRED KOCKOTT Work on the new approved network of