May 11, 2008

Update on legislation in 2008

Although we hoped that legislation would be restructured in the Western Cape to adapt to the requirements of the N.E.M.B.A (National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act) as mentioned in a previous post, it is now 2008 and the Hunting Proclamation in the Western Cape still allows our indigenous vervet and baboon to be persecuted without protection in rural areas where these species free roam, surviving precariously in areas adjacent to increasing human development.