Malawi sets ablaze 2.6 tonnes of ivory

Malawi on Monday burned 2.6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania after a cross-border dispute over whether the elephant tusks should be saved as...

Over 1300 Rhinos Killed in Africa in 2015

The mass slaughter of rhinos has increased for the sixth year in a row, according to grim new figures from international researchers. At least...

Namibia lauded for its Anti-Poaching Success

American ambassador Thomas Daughton praised the Namibian government this week for its efforts to prevent poaching in the country. Complementing the country for their...

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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Zebra Odour May Repel Tsetse Flies and Boost Trypanosomiasis Control

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Kenyan Court Cancels Permit to Build Coal-Fired Power Plant in Lamu

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Five Black Rhinos to Move from Europe to Africa

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Death of a Legend: Dian Fossey’s ‘Little Darling’ Gorilla Passes On

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Call to Save Kenya’s Ondiri Swamp and its Quaking Bog

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Landmark Report Shows Alarming Rates of Species Extinctions

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