Mozambique Sentences Rhino Poachers For Crimes Committed In South Africa

The Mozambican Justice Department has successfully convicted and sentenced two rhino poachers for the slaughter of two rhinos in South Africa’s Limpopo National Park. In a statement on Monday, South African National Parks (SANParks) congratulated the department as the conviction was the first of its kind in Mozambique in over a decade. The two men, […]

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Over 700 protected birds confiscated in ‘largest haul in years’

More than 700 dead protected birds were confiscated by authorities on Thursday in what they say is the largest such haul in six years. In a joint operation, members of the police’s Administrative Law Enforcement unit together with officials from the Environment and Resources Authority, seized birds including eagles, falcons and vultures as well as […]

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Demand for North American bear parts fuels black market activity in Canada: expert

Black market demand for bear parts like gallbladders and paws has led to poaching of these animals in Saskatchewan and Canada, according to one man who’s dedicated to cracking down on wildlife trafficking. “Imagine that you have somethingthat has gone extinct just about everywhere else in the world but there’s only one place that it’s […]

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South Africa gets go-ahead to increase black rhino trophy hunting

South Africa has won permission to almost double the number of black rhinos that can be killed as trophies after arguing the money raised will support conservation of the critically endangered species. The decision was made at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) after receiving support from some African nations and opposition […]

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Black Mambas: All Female Anti-Poaching Unit win incredible international accolades!

Johannesburg, South Africa – Just last night The Black Mambas won an incredible award at the African Resilience Summit held during the World Tourism Conference in Johannesburg today! The team of brave heroines were awarded the “Resilience Through Cultural Diversity Award” and the founder Craig Spencer won the “Change Maker in Tourism Award” proving that […]

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