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- Africa: Healthy Forests, Healthy Planet, Healthy Humans #AfricaClimateHopeon 21/03/2023 at 10:53
[UN News] Forests are often called the lungs of the planet, because they absorb harmful carbon dioxide and produce life-giving oxygen so it's no exaggeration to equate healthy forests with healthy people, the theme of this year's International Day of Forests.
- Africa: Republic of the Congo Cannot Afford to Lose Its Sharkson 20/03/2023 at 13:40
[ISS] Could artisanal fishers help prevent illegal fishing and the destruction of the valuable shark population?
- Mozambique: Sparrow-Sized Bat Confirmed As Mozambique's Newest Mammalon 19/03/2023 at 16:42
[RFI] A small insect-eating bat has been confirmed as Mozambique's newest species of mammal after more than a decade of intensive study by scientists who used near-invisible "mist nets" to catch their first specimens.
- Zimbabwe: UK Parliament Votes in Favour of 5-Year Ban On Import of Hunting Trophieson 18/03/2023 at 09:02
[New Zimbabwe] The UK Parliament Friday voted in favour of amendments to the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill that will effect a five year ban on hunting trophy imports if passed into law.
- Liberia: EPA, Yale University Enter Pact to Develop Species Observation, Planning System for Biodiversityon 17/03/2023 at 10:42
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Liberia and the Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, Yale University have entered a three-year renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development of a national species observation and planning system for biodiversity conservation in Liberia.
- South Africa: New Discovery - Fossilised Giant Zebra Tracks Found in South Africaon 17/03/2023 at 04:24
[The Conversation Africa] Tens of thousands of years ago, a huge horse species walked, trotted and galloped across the shifting sands of what is today South Africa's Cape south coast.
- Ghana: Deputy Lands Minister Opens Wildlife Resources Management Bill Review Meetingon 15/03/2023 at 08:00
[GhanaToday] The passage of the Wildlife Bill will ensure effective management of the country's wildlife resources in accordance with international best practices, as well as encourage private sector investment in the sector.
- Tanzania: Degradation, Human Activity and the Climate Crisis Harming Tanzania's Rangelands #AfricaClimateCrisison 14/03/2023 at 15:10
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Some of the iconic images people call to mind when speaking about the African continent is wide open expanses like those seen in Kenya's Masaai Mara and the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. These open spaces are part of what is called rangelands, which can be regarded as land carrying natural or semi-natural vegetation, and provides a suitable habitat for herds of wildlife or livestock.
- Kenya: 10,000 Crocodiles Die As Lake Dries Out in Kenyaon 14/03/2023 at 12:38
[New Times] The second biggest crocodile habitat in Africa has dried up completely following failed rainy seasons.
- Namibia: Two Hippos Poached At Muyako, Zambeziby [email protected] (Namibian) on 13/03/2023 at 19:38
[Namibian] THE Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism has launched an investigation into the poaching of two hippos in the Muyako area of the Zambezi region.
- Seychelles: Endangered Species - New Device 'Nest' to Help Nature Seychelles Monitor Turtle Nestingon 13/03/2023 at 14:51
[Seychelles News Agency] Environmental NGO Nature Seychelles has successfully completed the testing of a prototype device that will be used to monitor turtle nests in the future, said a top official.
- Africa: Children and Teenagers Can Carry Out Valuable Wildlife Research - Here's Howon 08/03/2023 at 11:30
[The Conversation Africa] The environment is in crisis. Young people are calling for environmental action and requesting more education about the environment and the climate emergency. They are also looking at what they can do to tackle climate change.
- Africa: High-Tech Replacements Aren't Really 'Resurrecting' Endagered Specieson 08/03/2023 at 11:30
[The Conversation Africa] It's no secret that human activities have put many of this planet's inhabitants in danger. Extinctions are happening at a dramatically faster rate than they have over the past tens of millions of years. An estimated quarter of all species on Earth are at risk of being lost, many within decades.
- Cameroon: Cameroon to Revamp Wildlife Reserve Hit By Terrorism, Poaching, Deforestationby [email protected] (VOA) on 08/03/2023 at 06:44
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- Tourism officials in Cameroon are meeting to revamp the country's most important wildlife reserve, Waza National Park, which has suffered from terrorism, poaching, and deforestation. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Cameroon's northern border with Chad and Nigeria that used to attract thousands of visitors per year. Officials say Boko Haram terrorists scared off most tourists while poachers and illegal loggers continue to wreak havoc on the park. Moki Edwin Kindzeka reports from Yaoundé,
- Africa: How We Found That Sites of Previous Ebola Outbreaks Are at Higher Risk Than Beforeby [email protected] (ProPublica) on 06/03/2023 at 15:36
[ProPublica] How We Found That Sites of Previous Ebola Outbreaks Are at Higher Risk Than Before
- Namibia: Police Kill Man in Pangolin Skin Sting Operationby [email protected] (Namibian) on 06/03/2023 at 09:56
[Namibian] The Namibian Police at Rundu on Friday night allegedly shot and killed a 34-year-old man found in possession of a pangolin skin.
- Tanzania: Govt Touts Collaboration in Wildlife Conservationon 06/03/2023 at 08:07
[Daily News] MINISTER for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Mohamed Mchengerwa has called on all conservation stakeholders in the country to continue working with the government to ensure protection of wildlife resources.
- Uganda: Why Frontline Communities Have Been Central to Uganda's Growing Wildlife Populationson 05/03/2023 at 09:22
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- As Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World Wildlife Day (March 3), Sam Mwanda, the executive director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) paid tribute to the people who live near the country's protected areas referring to them as the agency's "biggest partners."
- Africa: Why Prey Animals Often See Threats Where There Are None - and How It Costs Themon 04/03/2023 at 07:39
[The Conversation Africa] For a nervous horror fan, an evening watching HBO's hit post-apocalyptic television show The Last of Us might be followed by a restless night under the duvet. The silhouette of a coat slung over the back of a chair or even the screeching of a cat in the garden will cause a spike of adrenaline.
- South Africa: Roads and Power Lines Put Primates in Danger - South African Data Adds to the Real Pictureon 03/03/2023 at 04:50
[The Conversation Africa] About 25 million kilometres of new roads are expected to be built around the world by 2050. Along with power lines and railways, roads cut through the landscape everywhere, disrupting ecosystems. This linear infrastructure prevents animals from moving safely around their habitat. It also reduces access to the resources they need, like food, sufficient space and mating partners.
- Namibia: Namibian Cheetahs in India Adapting Well, Two to Be Released in the Wildby [email protected] (Namibian) on 02/03/2023 at 10:14
[Namibian] EIGHT cheetahs flown to the Kuno National Park in India from Namibia in September last year are adapting well to their new home, and two are ready to be released into the wild after being kept in a quarantine area for months.
- South Africa: Food Crisis Looms as Farmers Buckle Under Power Cuts - South African News Briefs - March 2, 2023on 02/03/2023 at 05:44
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