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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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Vietnamese youth pledge support for war on poaching

Catch them while they are young, seems to be the thinking behind bringing a group of Vietnamese twentysomethings to the World Youth Wildlife Summit in South Africa.

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New film puts the focus on Pangolin poaching

Tony Weaver ponders the future of a rare scaly creature, now the subject of a compelling new documentary.

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FLASHBACK: Five years for turtle butcher

Seven years ago, to date, Sabelo Nsele, Joel Burton and Sandile Gumede, three Durban University of Technology final year journalism students serving internships at Roving Reporters, began preparing for an

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Tributes for minister who leaves a mixed legacy

TRIBUTES have poured in from conservationists and political leaders following the death of South African environmental minister, Edna Molewa.

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Calls to legalise trade in rhino horn stirs debate

‘Ban on rhino horn sales not protecting the animals,’ say game ranch owners

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Poverty drives poaching – warning of bloodbath

Boots on the ground will not solve South Africa’s poaching problem, says criminologist, Cath Jakins, co-organiser of the Durban chapter of yesterday’s Global March for Elephants and Rhinos.