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Namibia sees steady downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching

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Namibia saw a continued downward trend in rhino and elephant poaching last year after stepping up patrols and sharply increasing fines, the government said...

Singapore crushes ivory from around 300 elephants to deter illegal trade

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Singapore started crushing nine tonnes worth of elephant ivory on Tuesday, in what authorities said was the biggest such event globally in recent years...

Safeguarding Botswana’s living treasures

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Botswana is taking a comprehensive approach to safeguard one of its most valuable resources — its wildlife. Botswana’s commitment to its diverse and majestic wildlife...

ISS: Decline in elephant poaching could be short-lived

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Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped for five consecutive years to levels last witnessed over a decade ago. The latest report by...

HK court fines ivory trader $1,000 for illegal trading as China...

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A Hong Kong court found an ivory trader guilty of illegal ivory possession and imposed a relatively light penalty of an HK$8,000...

More elephant poaching in Zimbabwe

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At least 19 elephants have been poached through cyanide poisoning since June in Zimbabwe's biggest game park where drones were deployed last...

Decisions made at UN CITES meeting on wildlife trade in South...

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The 17th meeting of the UN's Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has been meeting in Johannesburg, with ivory, rhinos...

ISS: Ivory poaching – not just a conservation issue

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On Saturday, 24 September, Johannesburg welcomed delegates from around the world to the 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP17)...

Ivory trade debate resurfaces as southern Africa’s elephants thrive

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South Africa's Kruger National Park is littered in places with the trunks of trees uprooted and stripped of bark by a surging...

Botswana breaks ranks with neighbours on ivory trade

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Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, will break ranks with its southern African neighbours and not support bids at an...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...