A successful large-scale collaring of elephants and antelopes aids in the restoration and protection of Pendjari and W National Parks, Benin.
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Matusadonha National Park to be managed and restored by African Parks and Zimbabwe government
Zimbabwe’s iconic Matusadonha National Park will now be managed by African Parks and the government in a bit to secure the park and restore wildlife populations.
Video: Lions return to Malawi’s Liwonde National Park
African Parks has completed a series of lion translocations as part of wider efforts to restore Malawi’s parks; and for the first time in 20 years, a population of the iconic predators has been re-established in Liwonde National Park.
Seven lions released into Akagera
Rwanda’s new lion residents set free into Akagera National Park.
African Parks to manage two more conservation areas in Malawi
African Parks to take over the long term management of Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi!
7 distinguishing features of the Uganda kob
A special species of antelope in Central Africa, here are 7 attributes that will help to identify a Uganda kob.
Pousargues’s mongoose rediscovered after 20 years
Last seen over 20 years ago, the Pousargues’s mongoose has now been discovered in the Chinko Project Area.
Rock art – a cultural treasure of Ennedi
Protecting rock art paintings in Ennedi Plateau, Chad.
Lions take up royal residency in Akagera after 15 years absence
Akagera’s new lions settle into their boma after a 46 hour journey.
Lion royalty returns to Rwanda
7 lions to travel from KwaZulu Natal to Akagera National Park in Rwanda as part of project to restore local biodiversity in the Park.
The tale of a very special shoebill
A shoebill, afraid of fishing for his own catfish, is teaching local communities about sustainable fishing and the importance of wildlife.
Hyena rescued from snare in Liuwa
A hyena saved from the poacher’s snare in Liuwa.
Bangweulu horses on anti-poaching patrols
Meet the Bangweulu Wetlands Project anti-poaching horse patrol – ensuring that this excellent conservation project thrives!
9 things you didn’t know about Garamba
From Garamba’s dark history to its blossoming future, here are 9 facts about this park in the DRC.
A picture is worth a thousand words
DRC’s children affected by helicopter poaching incident.
Canines take command of Akagera National park
Meet the dog unit taking at stand against poaching in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park.
Camera traps in conservation
Conservation through the lens of a camera-trap.
A successful shoebill release
One shoebill’s stork’s flight to freedom!
Celebrating Zakouma National Park
Zakouma National Park a picturesque conservation success story.
Rejuvenating cacao industries in the Congo
Cocoa plants proving to be a sustainable alternative to poaching in the Congo.
Ennedi on the way to becoming a protected area
African Parks concludes memorandum of understanding with government of Chad on Ennedi
Crowned cranes given a second chance
40 endangered crowned cranes are released into Akagera National Park.
Beautiful images of Bangweulu Wetlands
Interesting antelope, stunning birds and a caring community make Bangweulu Wetlands a place to visit in 2015!
Running for conservation in the Sahara Desert
Teams to run grueling ultra-marathon for the establishment of a new national park in Chad and raise funds for anti-poaching.
10 lovely images that capture life in Liuwa
From herds of lechwe in the flood plains to the fishing festival of the Lozi people. Liuwa Plain National Park is place worth visiting!
Dogs save African greys in Congo
Meet Rick and Shon, the dogs who helped rescue two African grey parrots, a crocodile and turtles on a canine mission in the Congo.
The king of the beasts to return to Akagera National Park
Play put on to prepare locals for the lion’s return to Akagera.
Rooting for trees
Bangweulu Wetlands law enforcement team successfully stops illegal timber trading in Zambia.
A good sign for the buffalo at Liuwa Plain National Park
The return of the buffalo to Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia
The story of Seymour the shoebill
The Bangweulu Wetlands Project’s latest member, Seymour, the little chick who survived.
First photos of Liuwa’s lion cubs
Liuwa’s Park Manager has captured the first clear images of the three lion cubs, born four months ago in Liuwa National Park.
Two lion cubs born in Liuwa
Two lion cubs have been sighted in Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia, significantly marking the first birth of lion cubs in the park for well over 10 years.
21 elephant calves a testimony to anti-poaching efforts
Twenty-one new elephant calves have been sighted at Zakouma National Park in the Republic of Chad, marking a turnaround in the fortune of the park’s beleaguered elephant herds which had been decimated by poaching in recent years.
Wild dogs collared in the name of research
An alpha female has been re-collared and two young wild dogs collared for the first time in the 13 member-strong pack at Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia, in anticipation of a natural split in the group. Read the full story here.