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Legal Trade In Horn Would Improve Protection Of The Rhino

Legal Trade In Horn Would Improve Protection Of The Rhino

Provided by University of Helsinki The extinction in the wild of the southern white rhino population could be prevented by letting local communities take responsibility of the animals and giving them permission to harvest horns in a controlled...

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2014-10-21 16:31:21

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqxjz6/3d_printing) has announced the addition of the "3D Printing Market in Emerging Economies - China, India, UAE, Brazil, South Africa - Size, Share, Emerging Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast," [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqxjz6/3d_printing ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-10-21 12:22:12

New Destination Travel Trade Show To Open Business Opportunities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, and South Africa-based event specialist On Show Solutions, have introduced a new marketing platform for North American travel suppliers that represent tourism destinations, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels & resorts, cruise lines and sightseeing attractions in the U.S. &...

2014-10-09 20:21:30

South African Tourism Joins Carnegie Hall in Month-Long Tribute to South Africa's 20th Anniversary of Freedom & Democracy NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The unique sounds of South Africa reverberated through the streets of Manhattan earlier today during a free mobile pop-up concert hosted by South African Tourism honoring South Africa's 20(th) anniversary of freedom and democracy. Featuring performances by two of South Africa's most renowned Grammy-nominated musical icons,...

2014-10-08 23:02:23

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner the Market Research in the Mobile World Africa 2014 (MRMW Africa 2014) conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th of November, 2014, in Cape Town, South Africa. (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner the Market Research in the Mobile World Africa 2014 (MRMW Africa 2014) conference, taking place on the 5th and 6th of November, 2014, in Cape Town, South Africa. During a rather short time-period,...

2014-10-06 16:26:34

Phoenix Children's Hospital and Chan Soon-Shiong Institute of Molecular Medicine partner to bring faster genomic sequencing and personalized therapies to young patients PHOENIX, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong joined Phoenix Children's Hospital today to announce the formation of a visionary institute, The Chan Soon-Shiong Children's Precision Medicine Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital. The new partnership brings together the medical expertise and...

2014-09-29 16:23:39

Book chronicles history of American Jewish contributions to South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement and influence of movement on American Jewish identity WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson Professor Marjorie N. Feld's new book, Nations Divided: American Jews and the Struggle Over Apartheid, details American Jewish involvement in the battle against racial injustice in South Africa, placing it in within the context of the long historical encounter between...

2014-09-24 12:21:30

CAPE TOWN, South Africa and HANNOVER, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiX Telematics upgrades MiX Vision, giving fleet managers additional clarity on incidents MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has today announced upgrades to its in-cab video recording solution, MiX Vision. "MiX Vision has been enhanced to incorporate audio, infrared and 3G. Also, videos of incidents can now be viewed alongside a...

2014-09-23 16:20:47

CHICAGO, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World's largest commercial aviation event heads to Africa for the first time in 2015 As a record-breaking World Routes event in Chicago draws to a close, the Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago have officially handed the event over to the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The 21st World Route Development Forum will take place in KwaZulu-Natal's coastal City of Durban, South Africa at its majestic...

2014-09-23 08:39:36

Southern African Virtual School Becomes First Major International Partner To Offer Career Online High School PENSACOLA, Fla. and GAUTENG, South Africa, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern African Virtual School (SAVS) is now offering citizens of the Republic of South Africa the opportunity to earn accredited American high school diplomas through Career Online High School (COHS), a program available through ed2go, part of Cengage Learning, and Smart Horizons Career Online...

2014-09-22 23:02:05

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on South Africa Waterproof Paint Industry” market research report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 This is a professional and in depth research report on South Africa Waterproof Paint industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history,...


Latest South Africa Reference Libraries

Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Grootslang
2014-04-22 13:29:14

The Grootslang is a legendary creature said to inhabit a cave in Richtersveld, South Africa, as well as warm freshwater rivers and swamps. The name Grootslang loosely translates to “big snake.” The legend of the Grootslang tells that the creature has been around since the world began. Allegedly the creature was a mistake that the Gods created. Upon realizing what they had done, the Gods split the Grootslang into two creatures. The first elephants and the first snakes. However, one...

African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens
2013-11-22 13:31:33

The African Red Toad, Schismaderma Carens, known also as the African Split-Skin Toad, is a species of toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. It’s monotypic within the genus Schismaderma. It is located in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and possibly Lesotho. The natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, tropical or subtropical dry shrubland, tropical or subtropical moist...

Crimson Sprite, Pseudagrion massaicum
2013-08-22 12:58:43

The crimson sprite (Pseudagrion massaicum), also known as the Masai sprite or the vermillion sprite, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers to reside near streams and rivers in bushlands and savannahs. The total population number of the crimson sprite is unknown, but it is a locally common species in South Africa. It is thought that...

Corkscrew Clubtail, Paragomphus elpidius
2013-07-16 16:11:32

The corkscrew clubtail (Paragomphus elpidius) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers a habitat in tropical or subtropical moist and arid forests, savannahs, and shrub lands, where it can be seen near freshwater marshes, lakes, and rivers. Its population numbers are thought to be stable, although it is not known if the species holds a...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.