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Tanzania: Excitement As Nine Rhinos Arrive in Serengeti
on 20/09/2019 at 17:03
[Daily News] CONSERVATION of rhinos is neither easy nor cheap.
Africa: Make Today, September 20th 2019, a Day That Saves the World
on 20/09/2019 at 12:24
[Daily Maverick] At crucial moments throughout history it has always been organised and activist women, men, and children who have called out injustice and changed history. Think of who it was that led the struggle to end slavery and apartheid; think who drove the struggles for gender equality, nuclear disarmament or AIDS treatment. On the flip side, it has always been governments and private corporations that have sought to resist the tide of civilisation and its arc towards justice and human rights. As the world grows in
Botswana: Human/Wildlife Conflict Irks Politicians
on 20/09/2019 at 12:08
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South Africa: Coal Mine Next to Game Reserve Faces Legal Challenge
on 20/09/2019 at 07:04
[GroundUp] Pietermaritzburg judge grants leave to appeal to environmental groups
Botswana: Poachers Hit Mombo, Kill 3 Rhinos
on 19/09/2019 at 17:13
[The Patriot] Poachers have raided the pristine Mombo Concession in the Okavango Delta, killing three rhinos and stealing their highly sought after horns within a period of one month. On Tuesday security agents discovered two carcasses of rhinos, one fresh and the other seven months old.
Seychelles: New Project in Seychelles Seeks to Ensure Locals Benefit From Environmental Initiative
on 18/09/2019 at 13:50
[Seychelles News Agency] Locals in Seychelles will have the chance to play an equal role in decision-making and the management of marine protected areas in a first-of-its-kind participatory project.
Zambia: Zambian Communities Halt Trophy Hunting in Dispute Over Fees
on 18/09/2019 at 10:59
[Conservation Action] "It is our land. We are the custodians." - Felix Shanungu, President of the Zambia National Community ResourcesBoard (ZNCRB).
Africa: Taking the Elephant out of the Room
on 18/09/2019 at 10:36
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The overwhelming message from a global conference on elephants in captivity, hosted in Hermanus on September 6, was that elephants belong in the wild. Given what we know about who elephants are and the conditions under which they thrive, we have no reason to keep them in captivity. Hermanus was chosen as the venue as the Western Cape houses by far the majority of elephants in captivity in South Africa, and Mr Craig Saunders has applied for permission to build a captive elephant facility nearby. Saunders ha
Liberia: Stakeholders On Chimpanzee's Conservation Action Plan
on 18/09/2019 at 10:21
[Observer] -- Review threats and development of strategies for chimpanzee conservation grou
Namibia: 41 Wildlife Crime Convictions in Three Months
on 18/09/2019 at 09:04
[New Era] Forty-one suspects have been convicted for wildlife crimes between April and June this year, says prosecutor general, Advocate Martha Imalwa.
Africa: Why the Global Red List Mislabels the Risk to Many Species
on 18/09/2019 at 07:58
[The Conversation Africa] When we talk about how threatened animals or plants are, we will almost always reference their statuses on the Red List. Created by the International Union for Conservation of Nature - a global organisation that seeks to direct and shape conservation efforts - the Red List uses a set of criteria to evaluate the extinction risk of thousands of species and subspecies.
Southern Africa: SADC Members Warn Against Trevor Noah's Anti-Hunting Lobby
on 18/09/2019 at 05:53
[The Herald] South African comedian Mr Trevor Noah suggested on his United States late-night news satire television programme, The Daily Show last week that wildlife hunting should be banned in Southern Africa because it only brings as little as 3 percent benefits to the region's hunting communities.
Nigeria: Nigeria Risks Epidemics As Vultures Go Extinct
on 18/09/2019 at 05:26
[Daily Trust] Nigeria is losing free ecological services as vultures go extinct in the country.
Kenya: Excitement As Rare 'Blacker' Zebra Spotted in Kenya's Maasai Mara
on 17/09/2019 at 16:29
[East African] A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, "blacker" newly born Zebra.
Africa: The Climate Decade Is Coming - Are You Ready?
on 16/09/2019 at 12:02
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] There's no more waiting for every government, no more 'we'll do it if they do it' - we all need to escalate our actions to get emissions down. Right now.
Kenya: Excitement As Rare 'Blacker' Zebra Spotted in Maasai Mara
on 16/09/2019 at 10:40
[Nation] A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, "blacker" newly born Zebra.
Tanzania: How the 'Ivory Queen' Trial Gave Tanzania Global Pride
on 16/09/2019 at 08:41
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania won accolades from international wildlife crime experts on how it handled the case of a 66-year old Chinese businesswoman, Yang Fenglan, nicknamed the "Ivory Queen", who was given a 15-year jail term for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks, worth $2.5million.
Uganda: Wildlife Staff Shoot Dead Lion After Accident
on 16/09/2019 at 06:42
[Monitor] Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) has announced the death of 10-year-old lion Letaba after a tragic accident involving the outreach conservation team from a week-long Empango celebrations in Fort Portal.
Nigeria: Nigeria, China Move Against Wildlife Criminals
on 16/09/2019 at 05:45
[Leadership] Nigeria and China have concluded plans to implement tougher measures against illegal trade in endangered species of wildlife.
Kenya: Authorities Seize Dried Butterflies, Guinea Fowl Feathers
on 13/09/2019 at 15:56
[East African] Kenyan authorities Thursday seized 201 pieces of dried butterflies and 20 pieces of vulterine guinea fowl feathers at the Lunga Lunga border in coastal county Kwale.
Kenya: Ex-KWS Staff Jailed for 12 Years for Killing Buffalo, Rhino
on 13/09/2019 at 15:29
[Nation] A Nanyuki court has sent a former Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) to prison for 12 years for killing and dehorning a rhino and a buffalo.
Seychelles: Seychelles, Blazing a Trail in Marine Conservation
on 13/09/2019 at 13:30
[RFI] As the world grapples with the climate emergency, Seychelles is leading the way in marine conservation - ten years ahead of United Nations deadlines. A marine expedition into its deep waters has analysed a huge swathe of unchartered Indian Ocean territory, providing invaluable research.
South Africa: SANparks Employees Plan to Embark On Nationwide Strike
on 13/09/2019 at 08:45
[News24Wire] SANParks employees are planning a nationwide strike, including at the world-famous Kruger National Park, over unresolved wage disputes and unanswered complaints to management.
Rwanda: Some Wildlife Poachers Become Conservationists
on 13/09/2019 at 08:06
[VOA] Some Rwandans who used to be wildlife poachers have turned into conservationists.
Nigeria: Endangered Vultures Killed for Rituals
on 13/09/2019 at 07:52
[VOA] Across Nigeria, there's a rising demand for vultures, and poachers are driving the local population of four large vulture species to near extinction.
Botswana: Maun Police in Search of Rhino Killers
on 13/09/2019 at 07:17
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Police in Maun have embarked on a search for suspects in connection with two rhinos, which were found dead in the Okavango Delta.
Kenya: Renewed Hope for the Survival of Endangered Northern White Rhino
on 12/09/2019 at 12:45
[Nairobi News] There is still hope for the Northern White Rhino after scientists in Italy managed to develop into viable embryos eggs collected from the two remaining females and frozen sperm from deceased males.
Africa: Scientists Create Two Northern White Rhino Embryos
on 12/09/2019 at 08:07
[VOA] Scientists have created two embryos of the nearly extinct northern white rhino, part of an effort to pull the species back from the brink.
Kenya: Scientists Create Northern White Rhino Embryos to Save Species
on 12/09/2019 at 07:28
[Nation] A group of scientists in Italy have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a major step towards saving the species from extinction.
Kenya: 2 Northern White Rhino Embryos Created in Italian Lab in Efforts to Reverse Imminent Extinction
on 11/09/2019 at 12:28
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has marked a major milestone towards saving the Northern White Rhino, which faces extinction, through the creation of two embryos using eggs collected from the remaining females and frozen sperm from deceased males.
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