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SANParks welcomes first Mozambican rhino poaching conviction in over a decade

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) has congratulated the Justice Department in Mozambique for successfully convicting and sentencing two poachers for killing two rhinos...

ISS: China is proving key to reducing Africa’s wildlife trafficking

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China’s proactive stance against illicit wildlife trafficking in Africa in recent years has helped shift trends in this crime. Where cooperation has occurred with...

Rhino poaching arrests in Kruger

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Three hundred and sixty-six arrests in connection with rhino poaching were made in the iconic Kruger National Park in the 18 month period ending...

SANParks welcomes heavy sentence for rhino poacher

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed the heavy sentence handed out to a poacher caught in the Kruger National Park in 2015, who...

Successful Kruger anti-poaching demonstration for Helix aircraft

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CADG’s Helix ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) aircraft has carried out a successful demonstration in the Kruger National Park where it has helped in...

African elephants under continued poaching threat

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An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty confirms poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant. Based on the...

SANParks and Kruger partners work to minimise impact of rhino poaching

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South African National Parks (SANParks) and conservation partners in the Greater Kruger Region are collaboratively implementing a range of interventions as part of an...

A critical fight: anti-poaching with the H125

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In Namibia and Botswana, government agencies are using the Airbus Helicopters H125 to fight the surge in wildlife crimes. The statistics are dire. Less than...

Former SANParks employee arrested on poaching charges

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South African National Parks has announced a significant breakthrough in the fight against rhino poaching with the arrest of a high profile individual and...

“Wildlife landmines” claim unintended victims

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The loss of natural heritage, mainly due to poaching, has long been a thorn in the side of national and provincial conservation agencies and...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...