Archbishop Desmond Tutu signs GET declaration

On Wednesday, 18 March 2015, GET’s lawyer, Kirsten Youens, had tea with Nobel Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, in Cape Town. It has been her lifelong ambition to meet in person this man whose name is synonymous with honesty and integrity and who is not afraid to speak out against…

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Wilderness Rhino

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This is the image that is now displayed on our new T shirts (more in a later post).  It was created by Thomas Youens, the young son of Kirsten Youens, our Save our Wilderness attorney.
Thomas wanted to help the campaign in some way and, being very artistic, he offered to design the logo for us. He decided to design something that incorporated the concept that rhinos are unable to survive without their habitat – hence the combination of wilderness and rhino in one.



WOMEN IN THE WILDERNESS – A TRIBUTE TO DR IAN PLAYER In the midst of launching Project Rhino KZN’s ‪#‎LetOurVoicesBeHeard and our partnership with Operation Game Change in Vietnam, my ongoing work with ZAP-Wing, setting up the Ranger Support Programme for KZN’s anti-poaching teams on the frontline of the rhino…

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Serious anomalies found in Fuleni Final Scoping Report

Within minutes of Lizinda Dickson of Naledi Development sending out the notification yesterday (3 March 20130) of the availability of the amended Fuleni Scoping Report, interested and affected parties were picking holes in it and finding disturbing anomalies and misrepresentations. “Our team of experts started scrutinizing the report as soon…

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Putting Player’s life on the big screen

This article appeared in the Mercury on 23 February 2015 By Tony Carnie RONIT Shapiro woke in the very early hours in London five years ago to tell her husband that she had been seized by “a crazy idea”. “I want to make a film? It will be beautiful!” she…

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Sermon by Bishop Geoff Davies: Dr Ian Player Memorial Service

My welcome to you all. Many of you will have known Ian better than I. From my experience he was a deeply spiritual man. He was a faithful member of St Mark, the little Anglican Church in Karkloof. It is right that we honour him here in Hilton College Chapel.…

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Open letter to the Minister of Mineral Resources

17 December 2014 Department of Mineral Resources Minister: Adv Ngoako Ramatlhodi Dear Minister Honouring Dr Ian Player’s Legacy by Securing the iMfolozi Wilderness Area The announcement of the death of legendary conservationist, Dr Ian Player, on 30 November 2014, resulted in accolades pouring in from people worldwide. President Jacob Zuma…

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