Terrestrial mammals

Rush Hour in the Bering Strait

Hundreds of thousands of marine mammals migrate through the gap between Russia and Alaska—and these aquatic commuters are increasingly under threat.

19 May 2017

The role of tourism in Rwanda’s conservation success

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s theme for 2017 is sustainable tourism, a subject not so new in Rwanda.

15 May 2017

Gorilla conservation enhances livelihoods in Western Uganda

The districts that neighbour Bwindi and Mgahinga National Parks - and therefore get a share of the gorilla permit fee

12 May 2017

Wounded author Kuki Gallmann vows return to Kenyan ranch

Blood was already pooling in the seat of her car when a second bullet tore through the driver's door and thumped into Kuki Gallmann's abdomen.

12 May 2017

Bandits kill park ranger in Democratic Republic of the Congo

An armed group ambushed a convoy of rangers from the Itombwe reserve fatally injuring one and holding two others ransom, including a French national

10 May 2017

Humans Shouldn’t Be So Scared of Bats

Bats, too often, get a bum rap. They’re the bloodsucking supernatural villains of Bram Stoker fame.

09 May 2017

Forest rangers tortured and killed by illegal settlers in Liberia rainforest

Two forest patrollers have been killed and four hospitalised in what is believed to be retaliatory action from illegal settlers in Sapo National Park

08 May 2017

The end of wild elephants? Why we must not let Africa become one giant food farm

The world’s rapid population rise risks turning Africa into one giant farm with no room for wildlife. We need to think again, says the head of UN Environment

06 May 2017

First Central Asian Migration Atlas Created to Reduce Harm to Wildlife from Infrastructure


04 May 2017