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Sudan was the last male northern white rhino

The last male northern white rhino dies

Ol Pejeta Conservancy and the Dvůr Králové Zoo have announced that Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, age 45, died at Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on March 19th, 2018. Sudan was being treated for age-related complications that led to degenerative changes in muscles and bones combined with extensive skin wounds. His condition […]

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Lucky the Cheetah, still as determined as ever

From being a TV star to surrogate mom to many orphaned cheetah cubs that come to N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary in Namibia, Lucky has lived quite the life. (more…)

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Dr Paula Kahumbu

Dr Paula & Amarula Trust intensify elephant conservation in Africa through the “Name Them, Save Them” campaign.

Recently released statistics from the Great Elephant Census revealed that nearly a third of the continent’s Savannah elephants were wiped out between 2007 and 2014, predominantly due to ivory poaching. The three-year-long survey was the first conducted across the African continent and found that approximately 144 000 animals were lost over a seven-year period in 15 African countries, resulting […]

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Portia Morudi holding up a Langstroth frames

Portia Morudi to keep the bees buzzing

In 2017, seven types of bees were added to the endangered species list – an alarming statistic considering that life on earth is greatly dependent on these creatures. Bees are responsible for the pollination of approximately 70 per cent of crops feeding up to 90 per cent of the world population. Bees are dying out and […]

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Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre receives Nissan NP300

Nissan drives important preservation message through Cheetah Centre partnership

Nissan has donated a NP300 pick-up to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre as part of an ongoing initiative to help ensure the fastest animal on land is still around for many generations to come. (more…)

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National Environment Month – why business should be involved in conservation efforts

In an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, private business owners are fulfilling ethical and moral obligations to protect the environment, by building conservation efforts into their own corporate strategy. In light of June’s National Environmental Month and the recent World Environment Day, Saint-Gobain Sub-Saharan Africa General Delegate and CEO, David Anderson, shares his thoughts on why he […]

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The Best Field Ranger division is one of the categories in the Rhino Conservation Awards

Rhino Conservation Awards 2017 nominations are open

Well over 7 000 rhino have been lost to the hands of poachers in Africa in the last decade and the continent continues to lose nearly three rhinos per day. The pressure on those who seek to protect and conserve Africa’s rhino has never been greater. In South Africa, while poaching is down in Kruger […]

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Bosch sponsors equipment in Antarctica

Bosch sponsors equipment for research mission to Antarctica

Bosch has joined a range of eminent South African companies in sponsoring equipment for an initiative to conduct research into the Snow Petrel and the near-threatened Emperor Penguin in Antarctica. (more…)

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BBF donates Rigger boots to uMkhuze

uMkhuze’s anti-poaching rangers elated with boot donation

BBF Safety Group (BBF), the largest manufacturer of safety footwear in Southern Africa, proudly contribute to a number of social responsibility projects on an annual basis and donated 55 pairs of Rigger boots to the staff of uMkhuze Game Reserve late last year. (more…)

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Cathy Dreyer wins 2016 Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa

Sir David Attenborough presents Land Rover prize at Conservation Awards

Sir David Attenborough presented the Land Rover-supported Tusk Award for Conservation early in December as he joined royal patron the Duke of Cambridge to honour extraordinary commitment to African wildlife. (more…)

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