Mozambique, SA parks collaborate using digital radio system to combat poaching

Mozambique, SA parks collaborate using digital radio system to combat poaching

Mozambique’s Ministry of Tourism and South Africa’s Peace Parks Foundation are collaborating in a 2.1 million Euro project, which includes a digital radio network upgrade, to combat rhino poaching. The Ministry said in a statement that the agreement was in line with increased cooperation between the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique and the Kruger National […]

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT IS AWARE THAT ONGOING SCOURGE OF RHINO POACHING IS LINKED TO WORLDWIDE ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRADE

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT IS AWARE THAT ONGOING SCOURGE OF RHINO POACHING IS LINKED TO WORLDWIDE ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRADE

MEDIA STATEMENT 20 November 2014 The South African government recognizes that the ongoing killing of the rhino for its horns is part of a multi-billion dollar worldwide illicit wildlife trade and that addressing the scourge is not simple. Government will continue to strengthen holistic and integrated interventions and explore new innovative options to ensure the […]

Kruger Park’s sugar road to rhino hell

Kruger Park’s sugar road to rhino hell

07 Nov 2014 00:00 Fiona Macleod Poachers are using corporate canelands as an open “highway” from Mozambique into the Kruger National Park. Mozambican poachers infiltrating the Kruger National Park to kill rhinos have found a “highway” through the sugar cane fields of a neighbouring property, say anti-poaching operatives. A record 54 poachers were arrested in […]