Entries by The Rhino Club

Enjoy Your Visit To The Coast

A holiday spent at the coast is always special. And, most importantly, it creates memories in children that last a lifetime. Special little holiday treats – like coffee made with condensed milk – and exploring rock pools and walking the beaches make memories that remain with the young ones. Not many of us are accomplished […]

Sea-Turtle Conservation in KZN

In 1963 a formal conservation and research programme began on the remote beaches of northern Zululand, with Boteler Point near Kosi Bay as its logistical centre. The region was known in those days as Tongaland, and is now called Maputaland. The survey area lay along some of the most remote and magnificent beaches South Africa, […]

A Burning Question

Visitors to almost every protected area in the country will have noticed at some stage that the veld has been burnt, and all that is left is an ugly mess of blackened stumps and ash. Hardly a sight to inspire joy! The fact is that fire has been a mechanism in the evolution and maintenance […]

Marine Conservation Crisis

The most recent and major biodiversity conservation event in KZN was, sadly, a very negative one. The national Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) summarily terminated the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife contract to be the regulating authority with regards to marine and coastal conservation in KZN. This means that a highly successful tenure of nearly 60 […]