The rhino poaching industry, which has reached critical levels in recent months, may soon be dealt a blow with the development of a non-lethal drug that, when injected into horns, induces unpleasant effects, such as convulsions, in humans who consume it.
• Wildlife poachers to be taken down
From fitting flappers to alert large birds to the dangers of power lines, to counting South Africa's cheetah population in the Kruger Park, the Endangered Wildlife Trust is leaving its mark on nature conservation in the country.
• Raggies to help shark conservation
Two of South Africa’s leading industries, wine and tourism, will combine for the country’s first ever wine tourism exhibition - the Vindaba will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in September 2012.
• Wine route celebrates 40 years