News tagged with african countries

Poachers target Africa's lions, vultures with poison

Poisoning Africa's wildlife is an old practice, but conservationists fear such incidents are escalating, saying relatively easy access to agricultural chemicals and the surging illegal market for animal parts are increasing ...

dateSep 27, 2017 in Ecology
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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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