Sign in with Facebook
  • Facebook Page: 128172154133
  • Twitter: EarthProtect1

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in South Africa

Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
The assault on South Africa’s rhinos has become so catastrophic that a large-scale emergency program is underway to evacuate a minimum of 500 of the endangered animals to safe havens. The move forms part of what the authorities call an “integrated strategy” to head off poachers that are slaying the ...
Continue reading
Hits: 1234 0 Comments

Posted by on in Earth Violators
China’s demand for luxury knickknacks lies beneath some spectacular carnage of late. As we highlighted in August, the illegal ivory trade funds al-Shabaab, the terrorist group behind the Westgate Mall massacre in Kenya late last month. Al-Shabaab finances as much as 40% of its operations&n...
Continue reading
Hits: 1738 0 Comments

Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
While the recent Seli 1 oil spill did not pose any immediate danger to marine life, it does serve as a stark reminder of the significant environmental risks posed by a poorly regulated shipping industry. Ahead of World Oceans Day on Saturday, WWF has released a new study on shipping accidents. It in...
Continue reading
Hits: 2217 0 Comments

Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
Poachers have likely killed off the last rhinos in Mozambique's Limpopo National Park, according to a park official who spoke with Portugal News. Park director António Abacar said that no rhinos have been sighted in Limpopo National Park since January, "which means that the ones that lived in the pa...
Continue reading
Hits: 2523 0 Comments

Posted by on in Climate Change
JOHANNESBURG — Imagine the savannas of South Africa's flagship Kruger Park so choked with brush, viewing what game is left is nearly impossible. The Cape of Good Hope without penguins. The Karoo desert's seasonal symphony of wildflowers silenced. Climate change could mean unthinkable loss for South...
Continue reading
Hits: 1184 0 Comments
0

Posted by on in Agriculture
The Namib-Skeleton Coast National Park covers 26.6 million acres, making it larger than Portugal. It stretches for 976 miles (1,570km), from the Kunene River, at the northern border with Angola, to the Orange River, on the border with South Africa, and is expected to be promoted as a unified de...
Continue reading
Hits: 1682 0 Comments
0

81595f2dd9db45846609c618f993af1c

© Earth Protect