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Ubhejane X MTB supports Rhino

The Fourth Ubhejane X which stands for Extreme was held on 9th Dec 2017. For the first time in its short history the Riders fought several Weather challenges-severe Easterly winds, heat and then a deluge of Rain. Exhausted Riders certainly enjoyed the gruelling challenge over the 310 kms that were ridden which started at 2am

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Community Conservation first in Madikwe North West province

ERP and Barrus Investments are currently expanding the Madikwe park in North West province to include land once restituted around the beautiful Molatedi Dam. This is a Blog of community related Events attended by Landrover Guests organized by the Kingsley Holgate Foundation who support Saving and improving Lives through Adventure. Other partners are Jaci's Safari and Lodges who take all the Youth Winners to see animals in the Wild-something that the project sees as Vital to its success. Uni-Span Formework and Scaffolding supplied the Mobile Vehicle on two separate occasions to reach this secluded part of Africa. North West Parks are Custodians of the programme and supported with Community people and parks Teams. Project Rhino, Savings the Survivors and Rhino Art were part of the Vital project management Team

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The Lucky Fish Blog-

Meet Maggie Hansen, a Blog expert from Oxnard California who stayed with me along with Neville her Husband, both Ex South Africans with over four decades in California in the United States

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Ubhejane X Mountain Bike Challenge

The 2016 Rhino ride was branded as the Ubhejane Xtreme. This is a collection of media and people behind the scenes that helped on th Gruelling 340km MTB Extreme ride for Rhino in December which ended in Hhuhluwe Game Reserve. The Ride happens annually and is hosted by Cadence Cycling and Project Rhino KZN. It has no winners and is time restricted to 17 hours over the distance. Some Riders can choose the 240km version departing from Umvoti toll plaza or the Celebrity Ride from the Bronze Rhino at Centenary Centre to the Top of the Park which is Hilltop Camp. The Ride is arguably one of the Toughest Rides in World off Road events held in summer heat, partly in a Big 5 reserve and with a time restriction.

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Demand Reduction at COP17 Cites

The first ever CITES Resolution and a full set of Decisions aimed at concrete and targeted actions on demand reduction to tackle #WildlifeTrafficking agreed in Committee I of CITES CoP17. Demand reduction now forms one of the three pronged approach in CITES to combat illegal trade in wildlife.

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COP17 Cites Opening and Heritage Day

Read all about the Worlds Biggest Wildlife Event which Co-incided with South Africa's Heritage Day. The day Started with Speaking at a School near Lanseria with Blair Atholl Primary about the Importance of Stopping Wildlife Crime, Meeting Conservation leaders with Under Secretary General of the UNEP, Mr Erik Solheim at a private Function, attending the IFAW Youth for Wildlife Closing Event and The CITES COP17 opening Address on Heritage Day

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Is it Serendipity

Big NGOs have morphed into a form of market environmentalism with unintended consequences for local communities in Africa, Asia and South America.

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Bonobo in Congo

Read this Inspiring Story by Terese Hart who with her Husband John, work Tirelessly in saving the Endangered Animals in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Horses add Value to Reduce Rhino Poaching

The Rhino Poaching crisis requires and all round team effort to convict poachers. There is no single effort which is working without the use of another- such as drones, dogs, aireal support, Boots and Binoculars, or Educating our World. Horses have an advantage in remote areas and increase speed through rough terrain. This is how you can help?

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Rhino Awarenss at Scouts #Rhinoshoutout

Rhino awareness at Scout Ceremony" or "A thousand scouts pledge allegiance to the rhino".

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