ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

26-Sep-2014 to 14:02

S/Africa invites comments on solution to shark attacks at beaches

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has invited the public to give their input on measures to reduce shark attacks along Port St Johns beaches in the Eastern Cape Province, her spokesperson Zolile Nqayi said on Friday

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24-Sep-2014 to 16:30

Mozambique roll out Elephant census

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Agriculture Ministry has unveiled the second national census of the country's elephant population.

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23-Sep-2014 to 10:56

S/Africa nabs rhino poaching ringleader, nine others

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Polices Service’s crime busters, the Hawks, have arrested a suspected rhino poaching ringleader and his nine accomplices for their alleged involvement in a string of rhino-poaching and related activities in the country, a senior Hawks official said Tuesday.

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20-Sep-2014 to 08:41

S/Africa’s Kruger Park experiencing grass fires

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A number of fast-moving fires have been consuming South Africa’s world-famous Kruger National Park since Friday due to the hot weather conditions in the area, park officials have said.

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17-Sep-2014 to 01:12

S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

APA – Pretoria (South Africa) — Elephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife’s Ithala Game Reserve in South Africa’s east coast have been treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control their population’s growth rate.

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17-Sep-2014 to 00:15

Angola, Namibia sign water agreement

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The governments of Namibia and Angola have signed the Cuvelai Water Basin Commission (Cuvecom) agreement on Tuesday.

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12-Sep-2014 to 16:50

Ghana petitioned over killing of whales

APA – Accra (Ghana) — The government of Ghana has been petitioned by environmentalists to stop supporting the killing of whales which has witnessed a dwindling in their number in recent years.

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