conservation

  1. LazyLion

    Five arrested for Rhino Poaching

    Five men were arrested for allegedly killing five rhino in the Hluhluwe area, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Monday. The men, aged between 20 and 64, were arrested on Saturday after police received a tip-off, Captain Thulani Zwane said. The rhino were poached this month. Two rifles and 93...
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    Source of life running out: Water Scientists

    The majority of people on Earth people will face severe water shortages within a generation or two if pollution and waste continues unabated, scientists warned at a conference in Bonn Friday. "This handicap will be self-inflicted and is, we believe entirely avoidable," read a document...
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    Stop Rhino Poaching: Zulu King

    Communities need to expose those behind rhino poaching, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini said on Wednesday. "Why don't you tell us? Who are these people who are doing such a horrible thing?" he said at a two-day summit on rhino poaching at the University of Zululand, near Empangeni, in...
  4. LazyLion

    SA will not run out of water: Molewa

    South Africa will not run out of water in the next 100 years, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa assured MPs on Tuesday. Opening debate on her 2013/14 budget in the National Assembly, Molewa dismissed what she referred to as "the current myth" about the country running dry. "You must have...
  5. LazyLion

    Two Major Dams near completion

    The De Hoop Dam in Limpopo is close to completion and water is now flowing into the impoundment, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Tuesday. "The dam is currently 17 percent full, with approximately 58.6 million cubic metres of water stored," she told reporters at Parliament, ahead of...
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    Agriculture Water Bills to Change

    The way South Africa's farmers are charged for the water they use is set to change, the government said on Tuesday. "We need to move to a volumetric-based system, and meter the supply to agriculture,... and manage it the way we do domestic supplies," water affairs acting director general...
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    Monster Crocodile Shot in Australia

    A 4.5-metre crocodile shot after menacing children was so heavy a digger was needed to load it onto a pick-up truck, news reports from Australia's far-north city of Darwin said Tuesday. Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife ranger Tommy Nichols supervised the trapping, shooting and loading at...
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    Two Rhino Poachers Gunned Down in India

    Forest rangers in northeast India shot dead two poachers on Wednesday at a wildlife sanctuary where 13 threatened one-horned rhinos have been killed in the past two months, an official said. Four men entered Kaziranga National Park, 200 kilometers (120 miles) from Assam's main city Guwahati...
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    Two Suspected Poachers Arrested in Bela Bela

    Two suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in Bela Bela, Limpopo, police said on Thursday. Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said they were caught on a private game reserve on Wednesday. "The suspects, aged 33 and 61, are from Donkerhoek, near Pretoria," said Mulaudzi. They were found in...
  10. LazyLion

    Poachers kill last female rhino in Krugersdorp Reserve.

    http://current.com/news/92552401_poachers-kill-last-female-rhino-in-south-african-park-for-prized-horn.htm http://current.com/1acv84c Just one more thing that the stupid ANC government is screwing up in our country through apathy, inaction and laziness.
  11. LazyLion

    Stop eating plants because..............

    ..... the Swiss Government says it is a violation of their rights!... http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=12504 http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,354236,00.html http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/05/bill-of-rights-for-plants.php
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    Move the Polar Bears to Antarctica?

    http://www.wired.com/science/planetearth/news/2008/07/species_relocation Poor Penguins! :(
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