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DRAFT NEMBA BILL

By webadmin / May 27, 2024

DRAFT NEMBA BILL CLICK HERE for the copy of the Draft NEMBA Bill published for public comment and also the template for submission of comments.

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CPHC-SA SUBMISSION: PROPOSED NBES

By webadmin / May 15, 2024

CPHC-SA SUBMISSION: PROPOSED NBES Herewith Custodians’ comments to the proposed NBES.

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AbstraEvaluating key evidence and formulating regulatory alternatives regarding the UK’s Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Billct

By webadmin / May 7, 2024

Evaluating key evidence and formulating regulatory alternatives regarding the UK’s Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill Abstract:Public policy addressing biodiversity loss is most likely to be effective when it is informed by appropriate evidence and considers potential unintended consequences. We evaluate key evidence relating to the UK’s Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill. We characterize the UK’s…

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The Humane Society petition to the US Fish and Wildlife

By webadmin / February 12, 2024

The Humane Society petition to the US Fish and Wildlife Attachments:1. Copy of ESA petition; 2. Copy of CITES CoP19 document. South Africa succeeded in stopping the uplisting of hippo from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I, using the NDF (Non-detrimental finding) at the time.3. Copy of USFW Finding. In March 2022, the US Fish…

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TOPS Listings Invitation to Provincial Roadshows

By webadmin / October 25, 2023

TOPS Listings Invitation to Provincial Roadshows The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment would like to invite you to the provincial roadshows to discuss and provide inputs on the following legislative tools published for public comment and in national newspapers: The roadshows will also be used to discuss Transformation of the Biodiversity Sector as…

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COMMENTS INVITED ON THE DRAFT POLICY POSITION ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS.

By webadmin / September 21, 2023

COMMENTS INVITED ON THE DRAFT POLICY POSITION ON THE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF ELEPHANT, LION, LEOPARD AND RHINOCEROS. A notice was published in 3889 on the 19th of September 2023, inviting comments on the proposed policy position by the 19th of October. Custodians members are invited to forward your comments to the office ceo@cphc-sa.co.za…

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USFWS PROPOSED RULE 4(D) – AFRICAN ELEPHANT

By webadmin / March 20, 2023

USFWS PROPOSED RULE 4(D) – AFRICAN ELEPHANT CPHC-SA (Custodians for Professional Hunting & Conservation South Africa) comments to the proposed changes to Rule 4(d) was submitted to USFWS on the 20th of March 2023. The CPHC-SA submission can be found here

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PUBLISHED TOPS REGULATIONS, ELEPHANT NS, LEOPARD NS &  COMMENCEMENT NOTICE

By webadmin / February 8, 2023

PUBLISHED TOPS REGULATIONS, ELEPHANT NS, LEOPARD NS &  COMMENCEMENT NOTICE CLICK HERE to find the Government Gazette with the Government Notices for the following legislative tools, as published on the 6th of February 2023: Commencement of the notices is on 01 April 2023. CPHC-SA has been invited to attend the DFFE roadshow scheduled to take…

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U.S. FISH & WILDIFE SERVICE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 4(D) RULE OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT REGARDING AFRICAN ELEPHANT

By webadmin / February 8, 2023

U.S. FISH & WILDIFE SERVICE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE 4(D) RULE OF THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT REGARDING AFRICAN ELEPHANT CPHC-SA is in the process of reviewing this document and obtaining expert opinions to support us in commenting on the proposed rule by the closing date of 20 March 2022. The full document can be obtained…

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Draft Multi-Species Biodiversity Management Plan

By webadmin / February 8, 2023

Draft Multi-Species Biodiversity Management Plan For your information and possible inputs to Custodians’ comments, herewith a copy of the draft Multi-Species Biodiversity Management Plan which was originally published/gazetted on 02 December 2022 for submission of comments.  The deadline for submission of comments has since been extended to 28 February 2023 (see attached extension notice). :::…

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