DA wants poaching review

2012-11-25 14:34
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Johannesburg - The Democratic Alliance resolved on Sunday to call on parliament to review the current maximum and minimum sentences for environmental crimes.

It would also call on national and provincial conservation authorities to "redouble their efforts" to protect the rhino population and to commit more resources to the fight against poaching.

Around 570 rhinos have been killed so far in 2012, with the Kruger National Park losing 347 rhino this year alone.

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