Vets rush to the aid of a baby elephant that was hit by a car near Kariba in Zimbabwe.
The arguments for why even talk of legal trade in rhino horn seriously compromises a current, cost-effective, proven and far more durable solution to the rhino crisis.
The endangered African penguin is at risk of extinction as a result, in part, of a southern shift in anchovies and sardines away from the hub of colonies.
The privately owned global shipping company, MSC, has banned the transportation of hunting trophies on ethical grounds.
A Zimbabwean man has been trampled to death by an elephant in the resort town of Victoria Falls.
KwaCheetah’s commercial cheetah exhibition has been suspended after at least three people were attacked in the past three months.
A court in Kenya has suspended the release on bail of a suspected ringleader of an ivory smuggling gang, who figured on an Interpol list of the nine most wanted suspects linked to crimes against the environment.
In 1997, the government of Botswana began evicting indigenous San and Bakgalagadi people from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Local and international advocacy groups have been fighting to enable the groups to return, arguing that the indigenous groups with traditional hunting and gathering lifestyles are far better able to preserve biodiversity than contemporary conservation approaches.
Pioneering technology to deliver the cheapest, small-scale concentrated solar power plants in the world could revolutionise the renewable energy market.
Blood Lions – the new conservation film about canned hunting that is having a profound influence on the controversial industry of lion breeding.
A professional guide was fatally mauled by a male lion whilst out on a walking safari in Hwange National Park after doing everything he could to successfully protect his guests and ensure their safety.
The internationally renowned exhibition, Tutankhamun – his tomb and his treasures, will close in Johannesburg on 27th September so be sure not to miss this unique display of artefacts before they leave South Africa.
Villagers in the district of Buhera in Zimbabwe have trapped and killed 25 hyenas over the past two weeks that have been attacking people and livestock.
Another report of an attack by a cheetah at the Nambiti breeding facility has surfaced, this time involving an elderly woman.
NSPCA lays animal cruelty charges against ostrich farmers and the Ostrich Business Chamber in the Western Cape for toe amputations.
Solar lamps are brightening prospects for teachers as well as pupils in Malawi – a country where 90% of people live off-grid.
The nationwide ban on hunting lions, leopards and elephants in Zimbabwe has been lifted, but a ban is still in force in a limited area including on the farm where Cecil was killed and on another farm where a second lion was hunted.
A child was bitten on the shoulder by a cheetah at the KwaCheetah Breeding Project in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve.
Studies of bonobos show unique vocal signals, originally considered unique to humans.
Elephant tusks weighing 262kg were seized at Zurich Airport on their way from Tanzania to China. Customs officials have also detected smaller shipments hidden in cosmetic cream jars over the past weeks, which suggests an effort to open a new ivory trade route via Zurich.
The light at the end of the tunnel: Cecil’s story not only raises awareness about conservation issues, but it also sends the message that people care about the future of his offspring and his kind. Here are some fantastic photos of his cubs to ease your minds.
Following recent news that Delta Airlines has banned the transport of hunting trophies, two other American airlines – United Airlines and American Airlines – have been quick to follow suit.
Co-founder of advocacy group, Baboon Matters, suggests that unnecessarily aggressive management tactics during the Cape fires may have led to the high percentage of baboon deaths.
Cape Town native Charlotte Slingsby has developed an energy generation system involving sheets of plastic with wave-like filaments to cope with load shedding.
Delta has announced a ban on transporting trophy kills following pressure from customers, activists and a petition with 395,245 signatures.
A Spanish couple are sentenced to 12 years imprisonment after collecting 2,248 plants listed on the South African Red List.
Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising.
Honouring those that put their lives, resources and time on the line to eradicate rhino poaching in Africa, here are the winners of this year’s Rhino Awards held in Johannesburg.
Read how cattle and Chinese mining interests are killing off Namibia’s black rhinos.
A German conservation organisation initiates the biggest animal release project in the Kalahari.
A resident in Pietermaritzburg is watching the sky like a hawk after a crowned eagle attacked her late mother’s chihuahua pekingese cross.
Hopeful that two ivory dealers will get the punishment that they deserve, a witness describes his experience in a court case regarding illegal ivory possession in Botswana.
An American hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said that he wasn’t aware of the animal’s status “until the end of the hunt.”
A Minnesota father of two is discovered to be the hunter who shot dead Cecil – one of Zimbabwe’s most loved lions.
A dead snared elephant with its tusks removed was found in Balule Game Reserve on the western border of Kruger last Thursday.
Zimbabwe authorities are trying to track down the Spaniard that allegedly paid €50,000 to kill Cecil, one of Africa’s most famous lions.
Could recognising forest elephants as a distinct species be the first step on the path to saving them?
The newest anti-poaching technology will sound the warning whistle for rhino poaching. But it won’t save rhinos in Africa.
A green turtle rescued from abandoned fishing net on Alphonse Atoll in the Seychelles.
To ensure that the US is not contributing to the scourge of poaching that is decimating elephant populations across Africa, President Barack Obama tightens US rules on sales of ivory.
After viewing the new film Blood Lions, Hermann Meyeridricks is asking the hunting association to reconsider its position on lion hunting.
Pictures taken by a local wildlife charity activist of the elephants in quarantine pens at Chimelong Safari Park show young elephants in visibly poor conditions with protruding bones.
African Parks to take over the long term management of Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi!
The strategy for an eco-friendly, sustainable Ethiopian economy aims to bring the country to middle-income status by 2025 while pegging back emissions.
As the annual initiation season drew to a close, it was reported that the traditional rite-of-passage ceremonies in South Africa have left 32 boys dead and more than 150 hospitalised.
South African Airways have lifted with immediate effect the embargo that was placed on elephant, rhino, lion and tiger hunting trophies.