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Kruger National Park ranger caught poaching rhino

The regional park ranger was arrested with a veterinarian technician in the Department of Agricultural and Forestry’s animal health directorate at Skukuza

SA’s great whites are nearing extinction

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The local population of the feared sharks face a double danger, say the authors of a comprehensive new study

Fix the environment now as later is too late, aquatic ecologist Jackie King says

Jean Brundrit’s exhibition, No Place, deals with oceanic themes. One of the seascapes in the exhibition. Picture: SUPPLIED

It costs much more to fix something in the environment than it does to take care of it in the first place, and some things are not fixable, King says

SA scientist takes the plunge for Nasa’s deep-space mission

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Dr Noel du Toit will spend eight days on the ocean bed performing tasks including ‘space walks’ and studying human-robot interaction

Telescope not an easy sell amid SA’s poverty scars

While winning the bid to host the Square Kilometre Array project, along with Australia, has been a major scientific coup, SA faces a tougher challenge than its Antipodean partner in selling the concept to communities. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Sarah Wild explains the two-fold pitch to sell the Square Kilometre Array: SA has excellent science and engineering capacity, and big science offers development opportunities


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