September 2020

Integrated wildlife zones

2020-10-02T15:27:31+02:00September 22nd, 2020|News, Partners, Regulation|

Seven Integrated Wildlife Zones are being introduced across South Africa to protect the country’s rhino. Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister, Barbara Creecy, said by demarcating areas primarily around rhino populations, wildlife in the area and people living in and around conservation areas will be protected. Creecy said the introduction [...]

Government statement on commercial trade of rhino horn

2020-10-02T15:14:23+02:00September 10th, 2020|News, Regulation|

10 Sep 2020 - Government releases a statement confirming that the international commercial trade of rhino horn, and derivatives, remains prohibited in terms of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the South Africa’s CITES regulations (2010). Numerous claimes to [...]

February 2020

DEFF report back on rhino poaching in 2019

2020-10-02T15:14:38+02:00February 3rd, 2020|News, Regulation|

Rhino poaching in South Africa continues to decline according to the South African Deparment of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF). The latest report claims that additional steps have been taken by government to ensure the crime is effectively dealt with. The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara [...]

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