CONSERVATION NEWS

News, views and features from the front lines of conservation

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South Africa’s ‘Ecorangers’ Preserve Grasslands, Reduce Livestock Loss

By Gerbrand Nel

May 23, 2014
These tech-savvy herders monitor pastures as they move their animals, making sure the land is not overgrazed.
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Fighting Off the Desert in South Africa’s Succulent Karoo

By Malinda Gardiner

July 10, 2013
An acre lost to desertification is one virtually lost forever. That’s why we have to act quickly.
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Humane Predator Control Methods Double Income for South African Farmers

By Malinda Gardiner

March 14, 2013
Charles Schreuder hated killing predators to protect his livestock. Now he doesn’t need to.
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For South Africa’s Growing Wind Energy Sector, Guidelines are Essential

By Tessa Mildenhall

February 25, 2013
If developed responsibly, renewable energy has great potential to bring cleaner air and jobs to South Africa.
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