Environmental News

Environmental News

  • Years of drought threaten South Africa's wildlife industry 06 Jan 2020 12:45 Engineering News A severe drought is threatening South Africa's wildlife industry, with game farmers keeping fewer animals and tourists visiting game lodges in smaller numbers. Parts of the country have been affected by consecutive years of abnormally hot weather and …
  • SA places 6th on best wildlife countries to visit in Africa 29 Nov 2019 10:29 Herald Botswana and Tanzania beat SA hands down for wildlife safari tourism. This is according to a study by SafariBookings.com of more than 4‚000 reviews written by tourists and Africa safari experts. Botswana has been crowned Africa’s best safari country for …
  • Starving wildlife saved in mammoth rescue operation from private reserve in South Africa 27 Nov 2019 05:54 ITV Channel TV Wild animals found on the brink of starvation at a private hunting reserve in South Africa have been saved in a mammoth operation funded by The Aspinall Foundation. Elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and wildebeest were discovered in the Eastern Cape region of …
  • South Africa struggles to manage wildlife ranching: why it's a problem 15 Nov 2019 01:50 Africa News Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching - known locally as game farming. The result has been a rapid rise in areas enclosed by game fences and a high demand for wildlife. …
  • West Africa becoming transit point for illegal wildlife products 12 Nov 2019 12:16 Ghana MMA By Eunice Hilda Ampomah/Grace Princess Tarwo, GNA Accra, Nov.11, GNA –  West Africa is increasingly becoming a transit point for illegal wildlife products  from Central and East Africa, Mr Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, the Chief Executive of the Forestry …