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rhino poaching - News Archive

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  1. 2017 confirms defenceWeb as South Africa's leading defence news source

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... stories out there, from rhino poaching to the coup in Zimbabwe. defenceWeb is a trusted media partner for many other events as well, and will be covering many defence, security and aerospace conferences, ...
    Friday, 15 December 2017
  2. Feature: Hluhluwe iMfolozi to be South Africa’s first “Smart Park”

    Category: Security/Border Security

    KwaZulu-Natal’s Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park (HiP) is often referred to as the “birthplace of rhino” in reference to conservation efforts there some 50 years ago which saw the white rhino saved from local extinction. ...
    Thursday, 30 November 2017
  3. Meerkat surveillance system helping reduce Kruger poaching

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ...  Between January and June 2017 the Meerkat Wide Area Surveillance System (WASS) detected 89 poachers over a 62 day/night deployment. An estimated 19 rhinos were saved by rangers acting on information ...
    Monday, 27 November 2017
  4. AREND UAV to be flight tested in 2018

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    A team of university students is preparing to begin flight tests early next year of their AREND unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will be used to prevent rhino poaching in the Kruger National Park. ...
    Thursday, 09 November 2017
  5. Elephant, rhino poaching down in Namibia

    Category: Security/Border Security

    Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the minister of environment and tourism said. Namibia has one of the largest black rhino populations ...
    Tuesday, 24 October 2017
  6. Using the SANDF to fight crime is a bad idea

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... South Africa illegally to confiscating contraband, mainly cigarettes and liquor and dagga. Since 2011 the SANDF also had to take up the task of assisting Kruger National Park rangers in preventing rhino ...
    Wednesday, 18 October 2017
  7. South African black rhinos to Chad

    Category: Security/Border Security

    South Africa will relocate six endangered black rhinos to Chad where the animal was hunted to local extinction decades ago, the environment ministry in Pretoria said. If successful, the central ...
    Tuesday, 10 October 2017
  8. All South Africans must work together to end rhino poaching – Molewa

    Category: Security/Border Security

    Environmental Affairs Minister, Edna Molewa, calls on all South Africans to join hands with government to put an end to rhino poaching by reporting suspected poaching activities. “By blowing the ...
    Tuesday, 26 September 2017
  9. SANParks calls for anti-poaching assistance on Rhino Day

    Category: Security/Border Security

    South African National Parks (SANParks) is once again calling for assistances in the fight against the scourge of rhino poaching particularly in the Kruger National Park (KNP) as it marks World Rhino Day ...
    Friday, 22 September 2017
  10. IBM, MTN deploy IOT for rhino conservation

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... protection solution was created to combat rhino poaching, by predicting and preventing threats to endangered species. "IOT uses identifiers – which can be linked to any object – to seamlessly transfer ...
    Wednesday, 20 September 2017

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