Sunday, September 26, 2021

South African Court Ruling Could Allow Domestic Trade in Rhino Horn

South Africa’s highest court has rejected a bid by the government to keep a ban on domestic trade in rhino horn, the Guardian...

Giraffe Declared ‘Vulnerable’ in IUCN’s Red List of Threatened Species

The iconic giraffe, one of the world's most recognisable animals and the tallest land mammal, has been moved from ‘least concern’ to ‘vulnerable’ in...

Zimbabwe to dehorn its Rhino’s to curb down poaching

In what is being perceived as a last ditch effort to curb rampant poaching, wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe have announced plans to dehorn 100...

Zimbabwe’s wildlife boss suspended over missing rhino horn

Zimbabwe's wildlife authority Director General has been suspended after more than 228kg of rhino horn went missing. According to the management authority, the Director...

Malawi to relocate 500 elephants to new sanctuary

Malawi wildlife experts will move 500 elephants from two overcrowded wildlife reserves in the country's south to Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, a distance of more...

Famous lion Killed in Namibia

Animal lovers have expressed their outrage around the world after a famous endangered lion was shot dead with two others fighting for their lives...

South African Supreme Court of Appeal rules in favor of domestic rhino horn trade

South Africa will allow domestic trade of rhino horns again, after a seven-year ban. This is after the South African Supreme Court of Appeal...

Chinese institution develops an all-weather comprehensive anti-poaching vehicle

The Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI) has developed an all-weather comprehensive anti-poaching vehicle that could help track and report movement of poachers in real...

Lion Cubs born in Rwanda in over two decades

Three lion cubs were born in a wildlife park in Rwanda boosting efforts to restore the country's lion population, which was wiped out following...

Title deeds for plots on riparian land to be revoked

Over 2,000 titles deeds for plots on riparian reserves will be revoked. Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero gave a directive to the National Land Commission...

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