D-Day for Vietnamese rhino poachers – by Alex Mitchley

D-Day for Vietnamese rhino poachers – by Alex Mitchley

First published in The Citizen 3 November 2014: http://citizen.co.za/268787/am-rhino-or-tambo/ PICTURE: Two men were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday for possession of rhino horn worth an estimated R4.5 million. Picture: supplied. The two Vietnamese nationals who were arrested at the OR Tambo airport on Friday evening after being found in possession of approximately […]

54 RHINO POACHING SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN KNP IN OCTOBER

54 RHINO POACHING SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN KNP IN OCTOBER

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced the arrest of six suspected poachers and the fatal wounding of two others in two separate operations. In the first operation, Crocodile Bridge Rangers made contact with three suspected rhino poachers. In the ensuing pursuit, two were fatally wounded and the third managed to escape back into Mozambique. A […]

Rhino Protection Programme agreements strengthen Mozambique’s efforts to combat wildlife crime

Rhino Protection Programme agreements strengthen Mozambique’s efforts to combat wildlife crime

A historic agreement between the government of Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano Foundation and Peace Parks Foundation will strengthen Mozambique’s efforts to combat wildlife crime by supporting the development of dedicated anti-poaching operations in and around Limpopo National Park, an integral component of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and Conservation Area.  Dr Bartolomeu Soto and Mr Werner […]