Mali’s Elephants could be gone in just 3 years

Mali’s elephants, one of just two remaining desert herds in the world (Namibia is home to the only other known desert herd), will be...

African Lion Population in Massive Decline

Did you know that lions have now disappeared from as many as 16 African nations? Populations of African lions have declined by 42 percent...

Bringing the Quagga back from Extinction

Ever heard of the Quagga? The Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) is an extinct subspecies of plains zebra that lived in South Africa until the...

Namibia opposes calls to ban Trophy hunting and Wildlife product exports

The Namibia Cabinet has approved the country’s position to oppose calls to ban and restrict trophy hunting and the export of wildlife products from...

Congo government to open forest to new logging companies

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government is considering re-opening its forest to new logging companies. The tropical rainforest which is more than twice...

Traffickers carrying 66 pounds of Ivory ornaments arrested

Three traffickers believed to be part of a major ivory network were arrested by authorities in Congo. The arrest will go a long way...

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Firefighters Battle Huge Wild Fire in Lolldaiga Conservancy in Laikipia

NANYUKI, March 26 – The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said today that its rangers had joined a multiagency team that is fighting a fire...

Kenyan Court Issues Injunction against Avocado Farming in Amboseli

NAIROBI, March 24 – A Kenyan court has ordered a company that is working to establish an avocado farm near the Amboseli National Park,...

Six Lions Poisoned in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park

Kampala, March 22 – The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has reported the death of six lions in an apparent incident of poisoning in the...

Earth Optimism Nairobi: Reasons for Good Cheer

Nairobi, March 22 - Earth Optimism -- a global movement promoting a positive outlook towards tackling problems related to environmental degradation and climate change...

Conservationist Colin Church’s Last Interview with Swara Magazine

As a tribute to Kenyan conservationist Colin Church, who passed away this week, we republish below an interview with him that appeared in the...

Giraffes Floated to Safety from Flooded Kenyan Island

NAIROBI, March 4 – Rescuers have succeeded in moving to safety another giraffe marooned in a flooded island on Lake Baringo in the Kenyan...

The Elephant Pricing Scam

In the investigative article below, reproduced with permission, wildlife crime investigator and photographer Karl Ammann exposes corruption, forgery, and fraud on a massive scale...