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Namibian John K Kasaona gives a local’s view on the Namibian hunting debate.
Concerns have been heightened by the Namibian Ministy of Environment and Tourism’s decision to issue additional hunting permits for desert elephants.
Australians who travel overseas to hunt rhinoceroses will no longer be allowed to bring home their slaughter.
It is during the winter months that South Africa’s national bird, the blue crane (Anthropoides paradiseus), are most likely to be seen in flocks.
A story about the hatching of one of the Cape vulture chicks at VulPro, a vulture conservation organisation in South Africa’s North West Province.
News that Namibia has just followed through on killing the first of the Namibian desert elephants is causing an outcry.
Jun 22, 2014
The proposed 53km super highway intended for construction across the Serengeti National Park has been declared unlawful.
Award-winning conservationist sets the record straight about the Namibian desert elephant hunting debate.
African Parks has ramped up their anti-poaching efforts in DRC’s Garamba National Park after 68 elephants were poached using chainsaws and hand grenades.
Professor Alejandro Nadal, in his co-authored critique of pro-rhino horn trade literature, says that the proponents of trade in rhino horn are taking a rash approach by brutally simplifying real-world economics.
Jaci’s Lodge, famous for its wild dog sightings, tells us about the success of these social hunters in Madikwe Game Reserve.
The Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve, home to a diverse range of wildlife is under threat from coal mining.
British oil company bows to pressure and abandons drilling in volatile and biodiverse region of Democratic Republic of Congo.
We discuss the growing number of reports involving dubious driving incidents in Kruger National Park that include guides and SANParks staff.
This Nick Chevallier production for the Conservation Action Trust and OSCAP, illustrates the folly of legalising the trade in rhino horn, and the dire effects that this could have on the survival of the species.
A community elephant project in Tanzania has reduced elephant poaching numbers by more than half in two years. Martina Polley investigates how working outside of wildlife reserves is as important as working within them.
The Namibian government response to NGOs, on hunting ‘desert elephants’.
Tanzanian game ranger discusses his fears about the rise in elephant poaching in Selous Game reserve.
A source inside the Namibian government has apparently leaked information about the sale of hunting permits for rare desert elephants as an effort to garner more votes.
The story of a Chinese conservationist who is working to determine China’s role in the elephant poaching problem and coming up with solutions that can be implemented across China and Africa.
On 21 May 2014, Dr. Anthony Hall-Martin succumbed to cancer, leaving a conservation legacy that will resonate for generations to come.
The Endangered Wildlife Trust recently successfully released a pack of 15 wild dogs that had been illegally captured in Limpopo.
Sharon Pincott, who worked for 13 years under the banner of The Presidential Elephant Conservation Project protecting the Presidential Elephants of Zimbabwe has announced that she has closed down her project.
Kafue National Park, spoken of as the lungs of Africa, is doing great things for conservation with their Elephant Orphanage Project.
The story of an elephant calf’s utter devotion to its mother in her dying days.
Africa – rich in not only people, culture and abundant natural beauty, but home to a tremendous wealth of natural resources and potential. This eclectic African mix of society and nature is at times explosive, with nature and man competing for space and resources both above and below the ground. Here are some of the major conflicts happening around Africa.
Tembe Elephant Park in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal is one of Scott Ramsay’s favourite protected areas. In 300 square kilometres of sandforest, woodland and swamps, you’ll find some of the biggest tuskers in Africa.
We visit the Cederberg to celebrate ten years of leopard conservation with the Cape Leopard Trust.
As part of ongoing work to improve the relationship between wildlife and communities, Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps recently invited 42 students from neighbouring schools to the Ol Kinyei Conservancy to learn about conservation.
It is an uphill battle for South Africa’s national flowers as proteas face the threats of climate change.
The African Wildlife Conservation Fund rescues a brown hyaena trapped in a snare only to discover that she has just given birth to three pups.
Born Free USA has released a report that provides an accurate and complete picture of the depths of the infamous ivory trade, and its findings are truly alarming.
A cuckoo wearing a solar-powered satellite-tracked tag is the first to provide UK scientists with migration data for three years running. Having flown more than 45 000 miles Chris, named after wildlife presenter Chris Packham, revealed overwintering in Angola for the first time.
Lake Natron may be under threat as Tanzania plans to mine in a flamingo breeding ground that is not only regionally important, but globally.
Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50 | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 33 which will broadcast on SABC 2 at 19h30 on Monday the 21st of April 2014. Visit a rhino orphanage and see how the people there are caring for some adorable rhino calves, learn about a development that is being built […]
In the Maasai community where 13-year-old Richard Turere lives, cattle are all-important. But lion attacks were growing more frequent. In this short, inspiring talk, the young inventor shares the solar-powered solution he designed to safely scare the lions away.
The Kakamega Rainforest App is about three kids saving the rain forest. The story centers on the fundamental concepts of global warming, friendship, faith and love.
Steven Entwistle will walk over the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban wearing the standard diving dress of the early 1900s diver, weighing 70 kgs, to raise funds for the Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization to help build the first rhino rehabilitation centre in Zululand.
Khama Rhino Sanctuary is a land dedicated to the preservation of rhinos. The long-term goal of the sanctuary is to let the rhinos safely breed within its borders and re-introduce them into their natural wild habitats.
Here is the line-up for the South African TV show 50 | 50, Anniversary Season, Episode 31 which will broadcast on SABC 2 at 19h30 on Monday the 14th of April 2014. Learn all about fish farming, discover how chocolate may become a thing of the past and meet the finalists of the Safari Guide of the Year competition.
The plains adjacent to the Boteti River, which flows into the Makgadikgadi salt pans, in Botswana, are home to some of the most amazing wildlife in Africa and conservation tourism is helping to preserve this wild area and its animals.
Farmers along the perimeter of Serengeti National Park have tried various elephant-deterring techniques, from beating tin cans to lighting fires, most of which haven’t appeared to work. But now there are beehive fences which appear to be doing the job!
Some 481 miles to the southeast of Tanzania’s iconic Serengeti National Park lies the lesser well-known Selous Game Reserve. But for many species in the Selous, all is far from well. Results from a wildlife census conducted in October and November, 2013, show a dramatic decline in elephants in particular.
One of the world’s biggest populations of greater bamboo lemurs, sometimes known as the panda lemur, has doubled in just three years, giving conservationists new hope that the species can be kept from extinction.
A new low-tech solution is helping eliminate an age-old problem in northern Tanzania – the conflict between predators and farmers. Living walls are keeping livestock safe from attacks by big cats, and the cats safe from Masai spears.