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Peruvian ministers resign over Amazon

At least three ministers have resigned in Peru, amidst increasing pressure to approve a controversial gas project in the Amazon. The plan to expand the existing Camisea gas project, which is within the Nahua-Nanti Reserve for uncontacted tribes, has been widely condemned, and in March the UN call GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]

Over 50 rhinos killed

Pretoria - About 57 rhinos have been killed this year by poachers in South Africa, with 42 of these being in the Kruger National Park (KNP). According to the latest data released by the Department of Environmental Affairs, six rhinos have been poached in KwaZulu-Natal, six in North West, two in L GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Over 240 rhinos killed

Pretoria - The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year now stands at 245, with the number of arrests at 161, according to the latest statistics. The Kruger National Park remains the hardest hit by poachers, having lost 147 rhinos since the beginning of this year. GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Jagger drawn into row over in Amazon

Mick Jagger drawn into row over ‘illegal gas grab’ in Peru’s Amazon Music legend Sir Mick Jagger has been drawn into a bitter row over an ‘illegal gas grab’ in the Peruvian Amazon. Peru’s government has provoked fury from indigenous groups after it was discovered that it is GlobalBuzz - Environment … [Read more...]

Over 200 alleged rhino poachers arrested

Pretoria - A total of 214 suspected rhino poachers were arrested in South Africa between April 2010 and March 2011, according to the 4th National Compliance and Enforcement Report (NECER). The NECER 2010/11 was officially released by the Department of Environmental Affairs on Thursday in Pretori GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]

Global outrage over Ethiopia mega-dam

Almost 400 organizations have signed a petition against Africa’s tallest dam, which will be delivered to Ethiopian embassies across Europe and the United States to mark World Water Day on Tuesday March 22nd. At least eight tribes in Ethiopia and about 300,000 people living around the famous Lak GlobalBuzz - … [Read more...]