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rhino poaching - News Archive

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  1. Want to buy some rhino horn? Log in here, DNA required

    Category: Security/Border Security

    South African ranchers launched an online market for rhino horn on Monday, saying the open trade would help squeeze poachers out of the business. Dealers have been able buy and sell the horns of ...
    Tuesday, 06 March 2018
  2. Op Corona patrol seizes a thousand plus pairs of counterfeit trainers

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... ranger corps and other law enforcement agencies with fighting rhino poaching in the world-famous game reserve.   ...
    Monday, 05 February 2018
  3. Slight drop in rhino poaching in 2017

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... that South Africa last year experienced “a minor decrease” in the number of rhinos killed for their horns. A thousand and twenty-eight rhinos were poached between January 1 and December 31, 2017, compared ...
    Friday, 26 January 2018
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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