Tag Archives: poaching

We may ask, can the de-horning procedure, sanctioning the horn trade or educating the consumers in Asia to possibly provide suitable solutions to curb this problem. According to media stats, various methods have been intensified in South Africa; and are presently home to about seventy per cent of the lasting rhinos left in the world. […]

Rhino poaching has drastically increased within the years that has passed and has been driven by the current demand for rhino horn in Asian countries such as Vietnam. According to media reports, it suggest that rhino horn is being used for traditional purposes such as the making of Chinese medicine, but are now also used […]

According to recent media reports, more arrest are being made related to rhino poaching, this indicates that task teams formed to deal with these related crimes are hard at work and are bearing fruit… Criminals such as Carlos Mathebula, a Mozambican national has been charged with possession of illegal firearms, possession of illegal ammunition and […]

The war on poaching has increased worldwide; therefore Africa has skilled up their military to use more fire-power and a combination of military concepts and methods used by infantry to achieve tactical objectives during poaching target. According to media reports, the latest survey for this year, they have studied poaching in Africa and looked at what […]

Vietnam has the highest numbers in wildlife trafficking when it comes to obedience and enforcement. There are many good cops within the country; it’s still overrun with corruption and untouchable wealthy people that run the horn trade. But why are illegal animal parts like rhino horns popular in the first place? Because people are now partying […]

According to media reports, the fight against poaching will be won as new strategies to attack the crime and fight the masterminds behind it roll out… The Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa have said that increased number of arrests were a sign of progress although there was an increase in the overall number of rhino […]

Despite more resources provided to curb the soaring number of rhino poaching, South Africa has seen an increase this year compared to last year. Since the start of 2015, more rhinos got poached in the first four months. During last year, in the same period the scourge continued to hit record levels. According to Environment Minister […]

Ruthless rhino poaching methods have intensified in South Africa, which is currently home to about 70 per cent of the remaining rhinos in the world. The statistics of rhinos being poached says it all:   We all know the result of this trend!  According to IUCN Red List Their conservation status now stands at: Reasons […]

Rhino, elephants and tigers etc. are particularly targeted by poachers. Most wildlife poaching takes place in Africa and most of the illegal gains from this bloody business end up in Asia. About a fifth of these endangered species live in areas properly controlled by the authorities, which could be the starting point for the various countries. Last month, […]

Everyone Can Make a Difference in Wildlife Conservation These females are taking on poachers unarmed. This protection squad is simply unique within the anti- poaching industry. This is the only unit guarding Africa’s nature reserves run and operated only by women. These women are called the Black Mamba anti-poaching unit and are currently patrolling at the […]