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- Congo-Kinshasa: Lakes in the Democratic Republic of Congo Are Contested Spaces. Here's Whyby The Conversation Africa on 16/01/2022 at 11:06
[The Conversation Africa] The lakes of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) play a big part in people's lives - socially, politically and economically. But lake fishing communities find themselves at the intersection of geography, war and authority, as rebel groups and conservation managers also claim spaces and resources.
- Africa: To Protect Vital Ecosystems, Turn to Those Living in Them #AfricaClimateCrisisby Thomson Reuters Foundation on 16/01/2022 at 09:09
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As the U.N. biodiversity conference approaches, efforts to ensure effective nature protection must include indigenous people and local communities
- Namibia: Child Feared Dead After Croc Attackby Namibian on 15/01/2022 at 12:10
[Namibian] A FIVE-year-old child is feared dead after being attacked by a crocodile on Thursday.
- Kenya: 2 Suspects Arrested With an Elephant Tusk Worth Sh1.4mn in Machakosby Capital FM on 14/01/2022 at 08:28
[Capital FM] Machakos -- Two men have been arrested with an elephant tusk weighing 14 kilograms worth Sh1.4 million in Matuu, Machakos.
- Liberia: LFMW Outlines Progress, Challenges in 2021by New Republic on 13/01/2022 at 09:23
[New Republic] The Liberia Forest Media Watch (LFMW) says they will be more forceful in the discharge of their forest monitoring and reporting this 2021.
- Nigeria: Donkey Hide Still On Export Prohibition List, NAQS Warnsby This Day on 12/01/2022 at 12:57
[This Day] The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has once again warn that Donkey Hide remains on the Export Prohibition List in the country.
- South Africa: Court Dismisses Farmer's Claim to Privacy Over Baboon Killingby GroundUp on 12/01/2022 at 09:18
[GroundUp] The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that an activist had the right to publish personal details of a farmer who trapped animals in cages.
- Africa: Big Tech, Regulators and Conservationists Must Unite to Tackle Online Wildlife Tradeby The Conversation Africa on 12/01/2022 at 08:18
[The Conversation Africa] Every month, Facebook attracts 2.89 billion active users. Every minute there are hundreds of thousands of comments and status updates. Each could be discussing anything, including extremist views, or the sale of endangered wildlife across continents.
- Africa: Kenyan Human-Bird Honey Partnership Is Dying Out, Research Showsby RFI on 11/01/2022 at 12:05
[RFI] Heard of the honeyguide, the charismatic sparrow-sized bird with a white ear patch and a pink bill that leads people in parts of Africa to honey?
- Zimbabwe: Treetop Security Official Arrested for Poachingby The Herald on 11/01/2022 at 10:25
[The Herald] Victor Maphosa Mashonaland East Bureau
- Mozambique: Lions Return to Zinave National Parkby AIM on 11/01/2022 at 09:12
[AIM] A lion has been spotted in the Zinave National Park, in the southern province of Inhambane, for the first time in several decades, according to a press release from the South African-based Peace Parks Foundation.
- Tanzania: Tawa to Auction 75 Hunting Blocks Electronicallyby Daily News on 10/01/2022 at 11:26
[Daily News] THE Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) has lined up 75 hunting blocks for auction.
- Seychelles: Satellite Tracking Project Monitors Sooty Tern Movement Across Seychellesby Seychelles News Agency on 10/01/2022 at 07:10
[Seychelles News Agency] A group of local researchers has partnered with Germany-based Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviour to track sooty terns' movements by satellite.
- Zimbabwe: Community Service for Selling Snakesby The Herald on 10/01/2022 at 06:33
[The Herald] A self-styled snake charmer from Dema in Chitungwiza was last week ordered to perform 105 hours of unpaid work after he was found guilty of possessing black cobras and green mamba he was selling in Chitungwiza.
- Africa: Even Bushbabies Get Stressed - Here's How We Know, and What It Meansby The Conversation Africa on 08/01/2022 at 09:50
[The Conversation Africa] Many South Africans will be familiar with bushbabies - or, at least, with their distinctive call. The small animal, more formally known as the thick-tailed greater galago, takes its common name from that call; it sounds like a crying baby.
- Zimbabwe: Jumbo Tramples Mother, Baby to Death in Chipingeby New Zimbabwe on 05/01/2022 at 07:44
[New Zimbabwe] A MOTHER (22) and her six-month-old baby was trampled to death by a stray elephant on New Year's Day in Kushinga B village under Chief Musikavanhu, Chipinge.
- Kenya: Anthropologist, Conservationist and Eternal Optimist Richard Leakey, Dies At 77by RFI on 04/01/2022 at 12:27
[RFI] The world-renowned Kenyan fossil hunter and conservationist Richard Leakey, whose groundbreaking discoveries helped prove that humans evolved in Africa, has died at the age of 77.
- Tanzania: Serengeti National Park Attracts More Visitors in Festival Seasonby Daily News on 31/12/2021 at 10:32
[Daily News] A diverse group of tourists from different parts of the world has spent this festival season in Serengeti National Park where they had joyful moments such as viewing various beautiful wild animals including the Big Five.
- Zimbabwe: Human-Wildlife Conflict Claims 72by The Herald on 30/12/2021 at 10:07
[The Herald] Seventy-two people were killed while several others were injured by wild animals across the country since January, as cases of human-wildlife conflict escalate.
- Morocco: Local University Awarded Patent for Robotic Scorpion Venom Extractionby MAP on 29/12/2021 at 10:07
[MAP] Casablanca -- The Hassan II University of Casablanca holds a patent for a revolutionary robotic system for scorpion venom extraction and will present a book on this topic next January, says the university in a statement.
- Kenya: Safari's Unique Experience Was a Sight to Behold for World Rally Teamsby Capital FM on 28/12/2021 at 14:57
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya's continued commitment towards preserving and showcasing the unique wildlife heritage coupled with the fabled Safari Rally antics caught the attention of the global motorsport community for many reasons.
- South Africa: Ocean Gyres Reveal an Astounding Story of the Mysterious Travels of Sea Turtlesby Daily Maverick on 28/12/2021 at 14:46
[Daily Maverick] The mystery of where leatherback turtles go after they lay their eggs on the northern beaches of KwaZulu-Natal in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, has finally been explained by knowledge of the five spiralling ocean currents, known as ocean gyres, together with radio-tagging of turtles.
- Africa: African Safari Brothers On a Mission to Recruit More Black South Africans to Embrace the Great Outdoorsby Daily Maverick on 28/12/2021 at 14:42
[Daily Maverick] The number of black people visiting game parks still does not reflect the demographics of the country. A social group started by wildlife photographer and tour operator Rodney Nombekana is set to change this.
- Africa: E.O. Wilson's Lifelong Passion for Ants Helped Him Teach Humans About How to Live Sustainably With Natureby The Conversation Africa on 28/12/2021 at 08:47
[The Conversation Africa] E. O. Wilson was an extraordinary scholar in every sense of the word. Back in the 1980s, Milton Stetson, the chair of the biology department at the University of Delaware, told me that a scientist who makes a single seminal contribution to his or her field has been a success. By the time I met Edward O. Wilson in 1982, he had already made at least five such contributions to science.
- Liberia: Mangrove Biodiversity Management Project Officially Lanched in Lake Pisoby FrontPageAfrica on 28/12/2021 at 07:51
[FrontPageAfrica] Robertsports, Montserrado County - A grand launch marking the Lake Piso Multiple Use Reserve sustainable Mangrove Biodiversity mangemnt project has taken place in Robertsport City, Grand Cape Mount County with stakeholders unanimously promising to ensure the successful implementation of the project. The project titled: "Managing Mangrove Forests from Senegal to Benin is being implemented by the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) with funding support from the International Union for the Conservation of Na
- Zimbabwe: Wildlife Management Gets Tech Savvy to Monitor Pangolinsby The Herald on 27/12/2021 at 09:24
[The Herald] Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority's (ZimParks) quest for digital conservation received a major boost with a donation of modern technologies from a local company.
- Sudan: Sudanese Birds Watcher Club, Window of Recreation and Knowledgeby SudaNow on 27/12/2021 at 09:01
[SudaNow] Khartoum -- Watching the migration of birds is one of the best tourist attractions. Bird hunting and photographing are also fascinating tourist hobbies.
- South Africa: Rhino Horn Consignment Enroute to China Found At or Tambo Airportby SAPS on 24/12/2021 at 12:51
[SAPS] Media Statement
- Ghana: Ghana Identifies 17 Sites for Biosphere Reserves Under UNESCOby Ghanaian Times on 24/12/2021 at 08:31
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana has identified 17 sites for future nomination into the World Network of Biosphere Reserves under the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
- South Africa: Birds' Feeding Habits Are Affected By Their Personality and Self-Control - New Researchby Daily Maverick on 23/12/2021 at 08:44
[Daily Maverick] For a long while, it was assumed that only humans have personalities or can exercise self-control. Now, biologists are beginning to discover that birds and other wild animals share these traits with humans.
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