Environmental News

Environmental News

  • Wildlife adventurer with a heart of Africa 12 Nov 2017 03:35 Shanghai Daily NOSTALGIA washed over Huang Hongxiang when he returned to Shanghai after years spent abroad as a freelance journalist, scholar, wildlife researcher and entrepreneur. A native of Shantou in Guangdong Province, Huang, 29, graduated from the School of …
  • Prince William Warns Africa’s Population Boom Is Having A ‘Terrible Impact’ On Wildlife 03 Nov 2017 12:28 Daily Caller Prince William warned that population growth is putting “terrible” pressure on the natural world and driving animals to extinction. “Africa’s rapidly growing human population is predicted to more than double by 2050 – a staggering increase of three and a …
  • Report: North Korea’s Illicit Trade Network Hits Africa’s Vulnerable Wildlife 19 Oct 2017 06:32 VOA PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA —  North Korea’s government has relied for decades on illicit trade to fill its coffers, but a new report notes what appears to be a recent rise in Pyongyang’s trafficking of illegal wildlife from African nations. The report, by the …
  • Poachers escalating their use of poison to kill wildlife in Africa 27 Sep 2017 11:49 Breaking News from Ireland The use of poison by Africa's poachers is killing large numbers of scavengers including vultures. Hundreds of vultures in Namibia died after feeding on an elephant carcass that poachers had poisoned. In Zimbabwe cyanide has been used to kill dozens of …
  • News24.com | Wildlife groups accused of funding abuses against Pygmies in Africa 26 Sep 2017 13:55 News24 Libreville - Wildlife guards funded by the WWF and other conservation groups have carried out systematic abuses against tribes in central Africa, an activist group claimed on Monday. Survival International, a British rights group, published a report …