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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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Landmark Report Shows Alarming Rates of Species Extinctions

Nairobi, May 6 - Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history -- and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with...

African Ranger Awards: Feting Wardens while Enabling Traffickers?

By Karl Ammann When researching the illegal wildlife trade, very often some tentacles lead back to South Africa.  Not only when it comes to rhino...

Scientists Propose Changes to Biodiversity Protection Criteria

Nairobi, April 12 - Researchers have warned that a commitment by countries to designate more of the planet’s land and oceans as protected areas...

Human Activity Takes Heavy Toll on Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem – Study

Nairobi, April 8 - The 40,000km2 Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife. It is...

Tool-using Chimp Culture Found in Democratic Republic of Congo

Scientists have discovered a new chimpanzee “behavioral realm” in the Bili-Uéré region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the conservation and environmental science...

Some 539 Giraffe Documented in Masai Mara’s Ol Kinyei Conservancy

Nairobi, March 19 - A survey of giraffe in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Masai Mara found a total of 539 different individuals...

World Pledges to Use Innovation to Tackle Environmental Challenges

Nairobi, March 18 – At the close of the Fourth UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, the world laid the groundwork for a radical shift...