Environmental News

Environmental News

  • Divergent wildlife conservation perspectives in Africa 03 Nov 2020 13:59 University of Oxford News In African wildlife conservation, most documented experiences are from southern and south-eastern Africa; countries with well developed ‘wildlife industries’. Their voices and perspectives are dominant, but a new paper in the journal Nature Ecology and …
  • Bushmeat hunting: The greatest threat to Africa’s wildlife? 29 Oct 2020 11:05 South Africa Today Poaching for tusks, horns or other body parts is a well-recognized threat to Africa’s wildlife, but the impact of hunting for bushmeat may pose a greater threat. Conservationists in Southern Africa are exploring new ways to contain this. “Bushmeat is a …
  • Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04 20 Oct 2020 12:02 Mail & Guardian Closing Date: 31 March 2021                                  USAID’s VukaNow: Combating Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa Activity, implemented by Chemonics International, is seeking concept papers for implementation of activities designed to address a …
  • Thursday 10/22: Saving Life on Earth: Illegal Wildlife Trade & the Extinction Crisis of Africa’s Wildlife 18 Oct 2020 21:00 Indybay - California Saving Life on Earth: Illegal Wildlife Trade & the Extinction Crisis of Africa’s Wildlife Host: Center for Biological Diversity Date and time: Oct. 22, 2020 at 4 p.m. PT RSVP: https://ignite.biologicaldiversity.org/event/online-events…
  • Africa can learn from China’s efforts to conserve wildlife 10 Oct 2020 15:26 Independent (Uganda) Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Africa can learn from China’s efforts to conserve its wildlife resources, a pan-African wildlife conservation body said on Friday. Fred Kumah, vice president of external affairs at African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), told Xinhua in …