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Combining traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping to expose eco-offences and track organised criminal syndicates in southern Africa

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  • Law enforcement agencies are creating new ways to combat online illegal wildlife trade. A centralised data repository is crucial to their success, writes Roxanne Joseph

  • Law enforcement agencies are creating new ways to combat online illegal wildlife trade. A centralised data repository is crucial to their success, writes Roxanne Joseph

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Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism

ClimaTracker: Have your say on SA’s new climate change Bill. Open for public comment until tomorrow, 8 August. Here's all you need to know:

Global Change Institute
[IMPORTANT] Show your support for South Africa’s carbon budget

South Africa’s new climate change bill is open for public comment until 8 August 2018. The GCI supports South Africa’s new climate change bill and you can add your support too by submitting your comment before 8 August 2018.

"If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exceed this budget in only about 30 years—exposing communities to increasingly dangerous forest fires, extreme weather, drought, and other climate impacts."

Find out more and show your support by going here: bit.ly/2AMgnMp
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#MineAlert: Mining St Lucia dunes on the cards again?

Oxpeckers has learnt that Eyamakhosi Resources (Pty) Ltd has applied for a prospecting right in dune forest between Richards Bay Minerals’ Zulti North and the Maphelane section of the iSimangaliso World Heritage Site. Visit #MineAlert bit.ly/2OtLoaJ to learn more about this.
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