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Two members of abalone poaching syndicate arrested in Gqeberha

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Two key abalone poaching syndicate members were arrested on Friday 6 May in a joint operation between South African National Parks (SANParks) Environmental Crime...

SANParks deploys decoy rhinos in Kruger National Park

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Fed up with relentless poaching in its flagship national park, South African National Parks (SANParks) has today unveiled a new weapon in the fight...

SANParks welcomes lengthy jail term for poachers

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) authority has welcomed the jail terms handed down by the Skukuza Regional Court to two convicted rhino poachers. The...

COVID-19 clears pathway for poachers

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Authorities in Zimbabwe caught four smugglers trying to ship 26 great apes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to South Africa. In Zambia,...

Government condemns rhino poaching

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The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment has condemned the continued poaching of rhino, as this month’s statistics show that 24 rhino were...

Four suspected rhino poachers arrested and one sentenced in the KNP

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has arrested four rhino poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP) over the weekend of 15-18 October. Members of...

Customs seizes abalone worth R1.6 million at Lebombo border

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The South African Revenue Service’s Customs has seized dried abalone worth R1.6 million, which was hidden in a trailer of a taxi at the...

South African rhino ranch keeps poachers away, but at a cost

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South Africa's largest private rhino breeder says he has kept the protected animals safe from poachers for four and a half years but cannot...

Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

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Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, home to the only free-roaming black rhinos left in the world, government data...

Poacher gets 23 years sentence as KNP arrests more suspected poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the sentencing of a rhino poacher to a total of 23 years in prison for rhino poaching...

Kruger National Park anti-poaching teams conclude May with successful arrests

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced further arrests of suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park (KNP), with four men apprehended. The four suspected...

SANParks applauds the sentences imposed on four rhino poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the finalization of two long running rhino poaching trials by the Skukuza Regional Court. One rhino poacher...

Kruger poaching numbers rise as lockdown eases

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Rhino poaching has increased at an alarming rate, with the Kruger National Parks (KNP) rhino numbers dropping by 70% over the past decade. 2020...

SANDF fighting abalone poaching in the Overstrand

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has deployed to the Overstrand region of the Western Cape to combat poaching and related crime in...

SANParks records another successful anti-poaching operation in the KNP

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced another operation that led to the arrest of three suspected poachers on Wednesday 21 April in the...

Suspected poacher killed by elephants in the Kruger National Park

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A suspected poacher was killed by elephants whilst trying to flee rangers in the Kruger National Park, and an accomplice arrested. South African National Parks...

Confiscated abalone numbers drop as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions bite

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The amount of poached abalone confiscated by South African authorities dropped from 66 tons in 2018 to 13 tons in 2020 as COVID-19 restrictions...

Alaris Antennas assists Hensoldt South Africa to combat rhino poaching

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Alaris Antennas, in a partnership with Hensoldt South Africa, is helping the non-governmental organisation Stop Rhino Poaching to curb the killing of these critically...

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...

SANDF, law enforcement confiscate R5 million worth of abalone in combined...

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A multi-disciplinary task team consisting of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), SA Police Service and other law enforcement players last weekend carried...

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