tagged “poaching”

Infographic: Rhino Poaching

16 Sep 2016 (5 years, 9 months ago)

As part of the colloquium on the preparations for the CITES COP17 Conference in South Africa, various inputs were made on the successes, challenges and pitfalls in anti-rhino poaching strategies on 13 September 2016.

According to Dr Sam Ferreira, SANParks Large Mammal Ecologist, South Africa is home to 36% of ...

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Infographic: Rhino poaching and arrests in numbers

11 Sep 2015 (6 years, 9 months ago)

On Wednesday 9 September 2015, SAPS briefed the Portfolio Committee on Police on the Rhino Task Team based at the Kruger National Park (KNP) and the subsequent arrests, seizures and convictions. The stats also included numbers on poaching and arrests made outside of KNP. The Minister of Environmental Affairs warned ...

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Infographic: Rhino Poaching Update – 2015

9 Mar 2015 (7 years, 3 months ago)

158 rhinos were poached in January and February 2015 according to the Department of Environmental Affairs. The Department briefed the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs recently, telling MPs that 108 of the 158 poached rhinos were from the Kruger National Park. Rhino poaching has increased drastically in the last ten ...

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