Africa Geographic Blog
Victoria Falls is not running dry, despite what some international news media keep telling us. Here are the facts.
The planned open-pit Kangaluwi copper mine in Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park WILL NOT proceed, says the Zambian government
Read about the research done to find out why lions don’t have ‘normal’ cats’ eyes and what determines the shape and function of animal eyes.
International scientists and Kenyan conservation authorities have successfully created the third viable embryo of the near-extinct northern white rhino. The global initiative has taken yet another step in the long journey to pull this subspecies back from the brink.
Opinion: Communities are delivering significant conservation results equivalent to those of government parks and reserves.
The killifish is a survivor that scientists are desperate to learn from. Using suspended animation to survive being entombed in dry mud, combined with the shortest lifespan of any animal with a backbone, killifish could unlock secrets to human ageing.
Scientists suggest alternative land-use models to trophy hunting – models that are more inclusive of local people.
Catch up on the latest wildlife-viewing highlights from the team at Tinstwalo in the Greater Kruger’s Manyeleti Private Game Reserve.
The sombre reality of nature comes to the fore in this account of a mother leopard and her cub killing tiny warthog piglets.
This lodge is giving back to the local community by supporting the education of children in wildlife and conservation.
The escalating demand for lion teeth and claws in Asian markets is driving the increased poaching of wild lions, says report.
Very little compares to the sound of the African bush on a summer’s night. One of the most intriguing of those sounds are the electronic-sounding beeps, bips and bops emitted by some of our smallest and most numerous inhabitants – frogs.
Yet another mass vulture poisoning raises alarm bells that deliberate poisoning of vultures for belief-based use is on the increase, say experts.
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Elephant population in Gabon’s Minkébé National Park have been decimated, with 25,000 being poached in 10 years (80% reduction), says research results.
A 36-year-old woman has been trampled to death by an elephant at Ol Arabel Forest, on the borders of Baringo and Laikipia counties, Kenya.
In an exciting discovery, a previously-unknown herd of 250-300 elephants has been spotted in Nigeria’s far northeast corner, making it the first reported sighting of elephants in the region since the Boko Haram insurgency began a decade ago.
CITES trophy hunting quotas for leopards are arbitrary and not sustainable, says research. Read here to find what the 3 researchers recommend.
Smoked baby chimpanzee on the menu at prominent DRC hotel, says NGO.
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