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Information System for Rare and High Value Species - IRAS


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IRAS is a hypermedia Information System for Rare Species Management that is being developed by the transboundary mammal project of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism.

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The present existing prototype contains information on buffalo, roan, sable and tsessebe. These species accounts provide comprehensive overview information on and managment strategies for these species focussing on Namibia but within the larger context of the neighbouring countries.

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URL: http://www.nnf.org.na/RARESPECIES/index.html


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Leader-Williams, N., Milledge, S., Adcock, K., Brooks, M., Conway, A., Knight, M., Mainka, S., Martin, E.B. and Teferi, T. 2005. Trophy Hunting of Black Rhino Diceros bicornis: Proposals to Ensure Its Future Sustainability. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy, 8(1): 1-11
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Newman, K.B. 1975. Blue Crane Tetrapteryx paradisea. Witwatersrand Bird Club News, 88:10
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Simmons, R.E., Barnes, K.N., Jarvis, A.M. and Robertson, T. 1999. Important Bird Areas in Namibia. Research Discussion Paper Number 31. Directorate of Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia
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1999Ministry of Environment and TourismResearch Discussion Paper408 kb pdf
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Böer, M., Brain, C., Cantzler, T., Hamza, H. and Venzke, K. 1997.Reintroduction of a captive born white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum) to the Etosha National Park Part I: Selection, transfer and adaption. Zoologische Garten, 67: 99-107
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Huntley, B.G. and Matos, E.M. 1994. Botanical diversity and its conservation in Angola. Strelitzia, 1: 53-74
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Government Gazette of the Republic of Namibia, No. 3469, 20 June 1975. Government Notice, No. 147 Ordinance 1975: Promulgation of Nature Conservation Ordinance, 1975 (4 of 1975), Schedule 2: Definition of the boundaries of the Etosha National Park, page 868-869
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FAO. 2001. Report of the second technical consultation on the suitability of the CITES Criteria for listing commercially-exploited aquatic species, Windhoek, Namibia, 22-25 October 2001. FAO Fisheries Report No. 667
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NNF. 2008. Background information and species management guidelines for Namibia's rare and valuable wildlife - savanna elephant
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Giraffid - Newsletter of the IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group, Volume 6(1), July 2012
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Child, G. 1972. Water and its role in nature conservation and wildlife management in Botswana. Botswana Notes and Records, 4: 253-255
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Viljoen, P.J. 1988. The ecology of the desert-dwelling elephants Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach, 1797) of the western Damaraland and Kaokoland
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van Velden, J.L., Smith, T. and Ryan, P.G. 2016. Cranes and crops: Investigating farmer tolerances toward crop damage by threatened Blue Cranes (Anthropoides paradiseus) in the Western Cape, South Africa. Environmental Management, 58(6): 972–983
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Simmons, R.E. 2015. Blue Crane: Grus paradisea (Anthropoides paradiseus). In: Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species. Pp 60-63. Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek
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Dondona, A.C., Jago, M., Lelli, R., Marais, A. and Scacchia, M. 2010. Preliminary report of transfrontier disease surveillance in free-ranging buffalo in the Caprivi Strip, Namibia. Veterinaria Italiana, 46(3): 267-275
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Raath, J.P. and Hall-Martin, A.J. 1989. Transport and boma management techniques for black rhinoceros Diceros bicomis as used in the Etosha/Vaalbos operation. Koedoe, 32(2): 69-76
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Hauptfleisch, M. and Urban, S. 2017. Working towards a fence free Namib landscape. Roan News, 1: 46-49. Namibia Environment and Wildlife Society
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Lindeque, M. 1996. Conservation and management of elephants in Namibia. Namibia Environment, 1: 144-150
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