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Camera traps reveal extraordinary wildlife

A camera trap survey in one of Africa's largest conservation landscapes has captured an exciting range of species – from honey badgers and caracals to a hyena holding an elephant's trunk…

dateSep 23, 2016 in Ecology
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Banning trophy hunting could do more harm than good

Trophy hunting shouldn't be banned but instead it should be better regulated to ensure funds generated from permits are invested back into local conservation efforts, according to a new paper co-authored by a leading University ...

dateJan 08, 2016 in Ecology
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Divorce: On the decline in sub-Saharan Africa

With education, employment and income levels all rising for women in sub-Saharan Africa, many observers have speculated that divorce rates would follow suit - as they have in much of the developed world. But a new study by ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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