Monaco Principality and South Africa – Rhinoceros

  In South Africa, a rhino is killed for its horn every 22 hours.   One of the reasons why the Princess Charlene of Monaco and Thanda Foundation Trust have decided to dehorn these animals as part of their conservation work with the “Project Rhino”. In doing so, they hope to protect this threatened species for… Continue reading Monaco Principality and South Africa – Rhinoceros

Rhino poaching – Petros Mabuza

Die wat toegeslaan het moes geweet het waar hy homself bevind, so hul volg en slaan toe as die slagoffer dit die minste verwag.   Die aantal koeëls en tipe van swaar ammunisie wat gebruik is, is duidelik te sien en is ook nie die eerste keer nie.  Dan wil die polisie ons ontwapen maar die… Continue reading Rhino poaching – Petros Mabuza

Rhino stories – Operations

  Rhino Resource Centre - The white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum simum (Burchell)  became extinct in the Transvaal in 1896. In 1961 the first white rhinoceroses  were re-introduced from the Umfolozi Game Reserve to the Kruger National Park (KNP).    All five species of rhinoceros in Asia and Africa are threatened with immediate extinction and require intensive protection and management,… Continue reading Rhino stories – Operations

Hidroliese breking – Fracking

Groot hidroliese masjinerie word gebruik om diep in die aarde te boor voordat 'n hoëdruk watermengsel op die rots gerig word om die gas binne te laat. Water, sand en chemikalieë word teen hoë druk in die rots ingespuit, waardeur die gas na die kop van die put kan vloei.   Hidrouliese breuk is 'n wel bevorderingstegniek… Continue reading Hidroliese breking – Fracking