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 […]

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 […]

Report back on Rhino Poaching: 2007 to 2014

Report back on Rhino Poaching: 2007 to 2014

During the last seven years South Africa has been experiencing escalating incidents of rhino poaching. The increasing regularity of these incidents pose a serious threat to the survival of the as well as any further development of the GLTP & GLTFCA. South Africa 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total KNP (SANParks) 10 […]