Comment: Kruger Park to Move 500 Rhinos to Save Species from Extermination – News Watch -John Gelmini

Gray wolf endangered species sheet

Gray wolf endangered species sheet (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The answer to Dr Alf’s open questions


Q1) Is the South African Government really tough enough on convicted poachers?

A1) No!

Q2) What measures should governments around the world take to ban the sale of animal products of endangered species, including criminal penalties?

A2) Imprisonment and massive fines for convicted poachers and those who finance them, plus education for everyone else about the dangers of upsetting the balance of nature (Rhinos and all other creatures are part of an integrated system constructed by creative intelligence; disrupting that system has consequences which cannot be foreseen)

Q3) Is there a role for international agencies to protect endangered species?

A3) Yes and the directors of those organisations need to be part of the process of education which has to focus on children so that the nonsense we see today is not repeated by them as part of protecting their legacy.

We then to look at sensible population control of ourselves so that there are not so many of us that we have to build on every square inch of the planet at the expense of every other creature that lives here.

With technology and robots, AI and a more equitable approach to distribution we could ensure that older generations did not need large families to look after them or to be taxpayers in quite the same numbers as is the case now.

John Gelmini


Putin Looks to Do Business With South Africa’s Zuma | Business | The Moscow Times

English: Map of South Africa's national roads ...

English: Map of South Africa’s national roads (motorways) with N1 road highlighted in red. Edited from :Image:South Africa motorways.png by User:NicholasTurnbull. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: SOUTH AFRICA. Visiting the Cape of Go...

English: SOUTH AFRICA. Visiting the Cape of Good Hope. Русский: ЮЖНАЯ АФРИКА. На мысе Доброй Надежды. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CAPE TOWN/SOUTH AFRICA, 12JUN2009 - Jacob Zuma...

CAPE TOWN/SOUTH AFRICA, 12JUN2009 – Jacob Zuma, Presdent of South Africa, at the Closing Plenary : Africa’s Roadmap: From Crisis to Opportunity held during the World Economic Forum on Africa 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa, June 12, 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an interesting story reported in the Moscow Times. Check it out!

via Putin Looks to Do Business With South Africa’s Zuma | Business | The Moscow Times.

Presumably, this is further evidence of a geo-political race to get a bigger share of Africa‘s vast mineral resources?

Any thoughts?


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