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Who are the Green Scorpions?
South African's Environmental Management Inspectorate (EMIs) are known locally as the Green Scorpions.
It is estimated that there are 1500 Green Scorpions (EMIs) in South Africa.
The Green Scorpions inspect all environmental crimes. Among their ranks are experts in air pollution, waste, flora, fauna and invasive species.
This is an official overview of the department...
Business Insider SA (Nov 05, 2018)
By Sarah Wild
An opinion on the recently released: National Strategy for Dealing with Biological Invasions in South Africa (Department of Environmental Affairs, 2014)