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- Namibia: Celebrating World Rhino Dayby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 16:16
[Namibian] WORLD Rhino Day will be commemorated with music and soccer at the Herbert Conradie Stadium at Khorixas this weekend. The event will be held under the theme 'Keeping the Five Alive'.
- Namibia: 'Nine-Year-Old Was Not a Poacher'by Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 12:20
[Namibian] Namibian Lives Matters (NLM) movement has challenged the argument of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) that they are only killing suspected poachers by asking them how a nine-year-old boy they gunned down in 1998 could have been a poacher.
- Mozambique: Court Sentences Chinese Citizen to 14 Years Imprisonment For Crimes Against Wildlifeby AIM on 22/09/2021 at 09:04
[AIM] Maputo -- The Inhambane Provincial Court in southern Mozambique has sentenced a 51 year old Chinese citizen, Liu Rong Wu, to 14 years imprisonment, for his involvement in an environmental crime consisting of an attempt to smuggle about nine kilos of dried seahorses out of the country, reports the independent television station STV.
- Namibia: Driehoek Boxed in By Elephants, Salty Waterby New Era on 22/09/2021 at 09:02
[New Era] After Driehoek's water infrastructure was destroyed by elephants, the community has been forced to use salty water or trek 6km to get drinkable water at a nearby village, using donkey carts.
- Angola: President João Lourenço Talks to Nature Conservation Entitiesby ANGOP on 22/09/2021 at 08:25
[ANGOP] Luanda -- The President of the Republic, Joao Lourenço, Monday in Washington granted audiences to personalities linked to environmental conservation and park management institutions.
- Somalia: Demand for Exotic Pets Fuels Illegal Trade in Cheetah Cubs in Somalilandby Capital FM on 22/09/2021 at 07:24
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- 300 cheetah cubs were poached from the landscape in the Horn of Africa each year between 2010 and 2020; this is according to Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) research.
- South Africa: Banking On Sustainability - South African Lenders Launch Task Force to Crack Down On Illicit Cash Flows From Wildlife Traffickingby Daily Maverick on 21/09/2021 at 15:12
[Daily Maverick] Wildlife crime has traditionally been a cash economy, but as international syndicates move in, money laundering through banks takes over. South African banks have launched the SA Anti-Money Laundering Integrated Task Force to ensure a consolidated approach to the detection of wildlife trafficking.
- Liberia: FDA Graduates 15 Rangersby New Republic on 21/09/2021 at 13:49
[New Republic] The Forestry Development Authority-FDA, is not leaving any stone unturned with its quest to protect the forest and all other parts associated with it. For this reason, it graduated 15 Rangers in the maritime system.
- Uganda: Uwa Under Fire Over Fuel Station in Game Reserveby Monitor on 21/09/2021 at 09:16
[Monitor] By Tobbias Jolly Owiny
- Namibia: Anti-Poachers Involved in Head-On Collision With Suspected Poachersby Namibian on 21/09/2021 at 08:48
[Namibian] MEMBERS of the Wildlife Protection Services unit were involved in a head-on collision while attempting to stop suspected poachers in the Zambezi region on Sunday.
- Rwanda: Nyungwe National Park's Economic Value Estimated at U.S.$4.8 Billionby New Times on 21/09/2021 at 05:29
[New Times] A report on the State of the Wildlife Economy in Rwanda has disclosed that the value of Nyungwe National Park is estimated at $4.8 billion.
- Liberia: Forest, Wildlife Under Threat in Vahunby FrontPageAfrica on 20/09/2021 at 11:01
[FrontPageAfrica] Vahun -- Forest and wildlife are said to be under threat in Vahun District, near the Liberian-Sierra Leone borders. Report of increased in illegal pitsawing, hunting and mining activities are responsible.
- Rwanda: Inside Rwanda's Efforts to Protect Mountain Gorillas From Covid-19by New Times on 20/09/2021 at 06:44
[New Times] Gorillas are closely related to humans with similar anatomical and physiological features, and this makes them vulnerable to many of the same diseases.
- Africa: Far More Finance Needed for Nature-Rich Nations to Make Global Deal Flyby Thomson Reuters Foundation on 19/09/2021 at 11:13
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Environmentalists say rich countries have a moral and economic responsibility to significantly increase funding as their higher consumption levels put greater stress on natural resources
- Africa: Even As IUCN Congress Closes, Conservation Debate Hots Upby IPS on 19/09/2021 at 10:03
[IPS] Marseille, France -- One of the most hotly debated issues at the recently concluded IUCN Congress in Marseilles was about designating 30 percent of the planet's land and water surface as protected areas by 2030.
- Angola: Angola Hopes to Capitalise On President Lourenço's Visit to Washingtonby ANGOP on 18/09/2021 at 11:07
[ANGOP] Luanda -- Economic and environmental issues will be capitalised during the working visit of the Angolan President, João Lourenço, to Washington, United States, in which he will be awarded with an International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) prize.
- Liberia: Fda Accuses Senator Botoe Kanneh Of Violating Wildlife Protection Lawby New Dawn on 17/09/2021 at 15:13
[New Dawn] The Forestry Development Authority (FDA) has accused Gbarpolu County Senator Botoe Kanneh of undermining the implementation of Liberia's Wildlife Protection Law.
- South Africa: Researchers Cite Climate Crisis As Possible Reason Behind Decreased Southern Right Whale Migration to SAby Daily Maverick on 17/09/2021 at 15:12
[Daily Maverick] The past decade has marked a drastic decline in the number of southern right whales migrating to South Africa's coast, and a team of research scientists from the Whale Unit at the University of Pretoria's Mammal Research Institute are trying to find out why. But, despite lower migration numbers, local businesses in the top whale-watching town of Hermanus are not overly concerned.
- Africa: Triple Planetary Crisis, Green Recovery Top Agenda At African Ministerial Conference On the Environmentby UNEP on 17/09/2021 at 13:19
[UNEP] Nairobi, 16 September 2021 -- Meeting this week virtually at the 18th session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), 54 African Environment Ministers agreed to step-up the continent's response to accelerate the green and sustainable recovery programme to tackle the triple crisis of climate change, loss of biodiversity, and pollution.
- Tanzania: Aweso Opts for Mara River Protectionby Daily News on 17/09/2021 at 11:35
[Daily News] THE Minister for Water, Jumaa Aweso has called for continued protection of Mara River so as to foster sustainable conservation of the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem and economic development.
- Tanzania: Tawa to Deploy Chopper At Maswa Game Reserveby Daily News on 17/09/2021 at 11:19
[Daily News] The Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) is set to purchase a special helicopter that will bolster conservation and tourism activities within the Maswa Game Reserve.
- Liberia: Society for the Conservation of Nature Holds Training for Artisanal and Small Scale Miners in Cape Mountby FrontPageAfrica on 17/09/2021 at 10:19
[FrontPageAfrica] Tahn -- The Society for the Conservation of Nature (SCNL), an environment civil society in collaboration with the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Forestry Development Agency Thursday, September 16, ended a two-day training workshop for persons associated with artisanal and small scale (ASM) mining activities in Tahn, one of the towns around the Gola forest.
- Gambia: WABSA Validates 2021-2025 Strategy & Action Planby The Point on 17/09/2021 at 08:52
[The Point] The West African Birds Study Association (WABSA) on Monday commenced a four-day validation workshop for its board members, stakeholders, staff and volunteers on WABSA's five years strategy and Action plans.
- Zimbabwe: Zimparks Banks On Strengthening Recreational Parksby The Herald on 17/09/2021 at 07:48
[The Herald] ZimParks will work towards strengthening the capacity of recreational parks, usually patronised by Zimbabweans rather than foreign tourists, in order to cushion itself from reliance on high value international tourists through renovations and introducing more accommodation units
- Cameroon: African Leopard Sighting Raises Hopes for Their Conservation in Southby The Conversation Africa on 16/09/2021 at 15:31
[The Conversation Africa] In recent years, ecologists have been able to confirm the existence of species previously thought to be lost from former parts of their range.
- Namibia: Brandberg Climb Raises N$500 000 for Elephant Conservationby Namibian on 16/09/2021 at 15:11
[Namibian] A TWELVE-person team from the Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA) organisation climbed Namibia's highest mountain to raise N$500 000 in funds for their elephant conservation efforts.
- Zimbabwe: Consumption of Wild Animal Meat Increases Risk of Zoonotic Diseases - UN Reportby The Herald on 16/09/2021 at 14:58
[The Herald] The taking of animals for wild meat consumption poses significant threats of spreading diseases from animals to humans such as coronavirus into the human population, according to a United Nations report released on Wednesday this week.
- Kenya: Kenya Adopts DNA Barcodes to Protect and Save Fish Resourcesby East African on 16/09/2021 at 11:27
[East African] Kenya will use fish DNA barcodes to fight illegal exploitation and smuggling of sea resources.
- Namibia: Namibia Wildlife Resorts Offers 50% Discount for Frontline Officersby New Era on 15/09/2021 at 15:05
[New Era] Since March 2020, Covid-19 has altered the way of life for many Namibians.
- Southern Africa: Wildlife Resorts Offers 50% Discount to Local and SADC Frontline Workersby Namibia Economist on 15/09/2021 at 13:50
[Namibia Economist] The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) announced a 50% discount offering to all frontline officers in Namibia and SADC on renewing or acquiring a Namleisure card.
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