Environment

From a Bush Warrior’s diary…

Michele du Plessis Jaco Klopper, the owner of the South African Bush Warrior Association, is not a man of many words, but he has committed his life to save and protect the animals he loves so much. The following is from his posts and writings; we get a glimpse into his world – the frustrations, […]

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For the love of dog…

News Desk When God created humans, He knew, in his infinite wisdom, that we would populate this earth. Millions of us, filling every corner and crevice with humanity. Or so we like to think. God, on the other hand, knew that we will experience happiness and pain, loss, devastation, sadness, joy and be heartbroken at […]

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Indiscriminate harvesting leads to extinction

Michele du Plessis In South Africa, traditional healers treat approximately 30 million people per year. Traditional healers rely on wild-harvested natural plants and animals for the health, well-being and economic purposes and there is potential for conflict between biodiversity protection and the utilisation of medicinal plants. If the harvesting from natural habitats takes place without […]