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South Africa: More poaching at Krugersdorp Game Reserve

Thursday, 04 February 2010 Hits 3912 Categories Habitat News | Rhino Poaching

Poachers struck at the Krugersdorp Game Reserve for the second time in the past three months. Illegal hunters killed two white rhino on Friday, which brings the number of deaths at the hands of poachers at the reserve to three in as many months. In the latest attack, poachers cut the horns from two rhino. Both animals bled to death, and police are investigating the possibility that the same poachers were behind both incidents.


South Africa: Rhinos drugged, robbed of horns

Thursday, 04 February 2010 Hits 1203 Categories Rhinos


South Africa: Rhinos robbed of horns

Thursday, 04 February 2010 Hits 1319 Categories Rhinos


CEPF: Nations Move to Preserve Resources

Sunday, 31 January 2010 Hits 1848 Categories Habitat News

In the vast arid plains and coastline of the Sperrgebiet region of Namibia and the lush forests of the Uluguru Mountains of Tanzania, nations took bold steps this year to protect ecosystems that are crucial to people and biodiversity.

The declaration of Sperrgebiet National Park in Namibia was a tremendous boon for the Succulent Karoo, one of just two desert biodiversity hotspots. The 2.6-million-hectare park remained virtually untouched for more than 100 years while under the control of mining companies who limited access. It is a refuge for nearly 25 percent of Namibia’s plant species.


Rare Kenya rhinos de-horned to frustrate poachers

Tuesday, 26 January 2010 Hits 1250 Categories Rhinos


Asia's greed for ivory puts African elephant at risk

Sunday, 17 January 2010 Hits 10202 Categories Elephants


Tanzania: Tale of Momella's Giraffes Without Tails

Saturday, 16 January 2010 Hits 1557 Categories Wildlife News


Zimbabwe Rhino Poaching Court Case a Turning Point?

Thursday, 14 January 2010 Hits 1476 Categories Rhinos


Zimbabwe war vets poison rhinos

Monday, 11 January 2010 Hits 1540 Categories Rhinos

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