Africa

What is the point of saving endangered species?

It will cost billions of dollars to save all the world's threatened species. What's in it for us?

BBC

03 August 2015

Zimbabwean authorities hunt Spaniard accused of killing Cecil the lion

European allegedly paid €50,000 for chance to kill tourist attraction, who was found headless after being shot with a bow and arrow and tracked for 40 hours

26 July 2015

Scientists: we are 'condemning' forest elephants by ignoring evidence

As the ivory trade threatens to obliterate forest elephants, conservationists and governments fail to recognise them as a distinct species despite rising genetic and physical evidence.

23 July 2015

Ricky Gervais Backs New Anti-Poaching Technology Developed to Protect Endangered Species

Ricky Gervais is backing new camera and satellite technology that will give wildlife a “fighting chance” against poachers.

21 July 2015

De verdugos a salvadores de gorilas

Muchos de los guardas forestales que hoy protegen a los gorilas de montaña en el parque de Virunga, entre Ruanda y Congo, son ex cazadores furtivos de primates.

18 July 2015

Gorilas refugiados del oro negro

No es lo mismo vivir a un lado u otro de la frontera, aunque la divisoria separe un mismo paisaje en el que sus pobladores circulan sin visado.

18 July 2015

Hunting industry warns on trophy bans

The increasing number of countries and airlines that have banned the import and transport of hunted animal trophies has caused alarm in SA’s hunting industry, with predictions of economic harm, job

16 July 2015

AEWA Standing Committee Meeting Held in Uganda

The 10th Meeting of the AEWA Standing Committee (StC10) was held from 8 to10 July in Kampala at the kind invitation of the Ugandan Government. The meeting was the first AEWA Standing Committee to take place in Africa and was an important milestone in the run-up to the 6th Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP6) due to take place 9-14 November 2015 in Bonn, Germany.

13 July 2015

Countries Meet to Tackle Threats to Europe’s Most Endangered Bird of Prey

Bonn / Abu Dhabi, 13 July 2015 – Government officials, NGOs and experts from over 30 countries met from 5 to 8 July in Sofia, Bulgaria, to develop a Flyway Action Plan for the Egyptian Vulture.

13 July 2015