Environmental News

Environmental News

  • Biting drought fuels human-wildlife conflicts in Kenya, Horn of Africa January 31, 2023 5:16 am Down to Earth Ongoing dry spell displaces wildlife from their habitats in search of pasture and water Historic drought, exacerbated by climate change, is causing conflicts between humans and wild animals in Kenya and east Africa. The Horn of Africa is experiencing the  …
  • Wild Africa Fund seeks collaboration to fight illegal wildlife trade January 26, 2023 2:33 pm National Accord Newspaper Wild Africa Fund seeks collaboration to fight illegal wildlife trade Wild Africa Fund says it is seeking the partnership of the government, its agencies and the organised private sector in the fight against illegal wildlife trade in Nigeria and Africa at …
  • U.S. - South Africa: Joint initiative to combat wildlife trafficking January 26, 2023 11:16 am Africanews U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen used a tour of the Dinokeng Game Reserve in South Africa on Wednesday to announce a joint initiative to combat wildlife trafficking and related criminal activities in the United States and South Africa . "First, we …
  • US, South Africa form task force to fight wildlife trafficking January 26, 2023 5:08 am Philippine News Agency SAFE AND SOUND. A rare and young crested serpent eagle was released back into the wild in Kiamba, Sarangani province on Aug. 3, 2022. The endangered species was rescued and turned over to environment officials.  (File photo courtesy of CENRO-Kiamba) …
  • US, South Africa Launch Taskforce on Wildlife Trafficking January 25, 2023 4:48 pm Voice of America Johannesburg —  South Africa and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced plans Wednesday to form a task force that will combat the financing of wildlife trafficking. The task force will combat illicit finance linked to illegal wildlife trade in …