Conservation and environmental news & publications: South Africa
Chips are down for South Africa’s sharks
A new study shows that inadequate regulatory controls and increased targeting of bottom-dwelling ...
Pipedreams: River basin transfers threaten world’s most vital resource
A new WWF report shows that massive engineering schemes to divert the flow of rivers undermine ...
CITES: Elephant ivory deadlock broken
African elephant range countries with elephant populations attending a meeting of the UN Convention ...
Alarming upsurge in rhino poaching in parts of Africa
An increase in the volume of rhino horn entering illegal trade could be placing some African rhino ...
UN wildlife convention gives green light to ivory sale
A limited sale of ivory from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa has been approved by the Convention ...
Get smart: G8 should promote energy efficiency
A new WWF report shows what each of the G8 plus 5 countries can do to save energy and the climate ...
Towards an ecosystem approach to longline fisheries in the Benguela: An assessment of impacts on seabirds, sea turtles and sharks
Over the past decade there has been global concern regarding the bycatch of seabirds, sea turtles ...
Marine turtle nestings on the rise in South Africa
Loggerhead nestings have reached record levels in South Africa, a positive sign for the endangered ...
South African abalone to come under international trade controls
South Africa has taken a decisive step towards stemming the illegal harvest and trade of its ...
Human Wildlife Conflict Manual: Wildlife Management Series
Guidelines on different options available to reduce conflict between man and animal