Africa

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017

East Africa: Tanzania Faces Decline in Wildlife Population - Report

Dar es Salaam — Tanzania faces a decline in wildlife population and environmental degradation due to population growth, environmental mismanagement and economic activities, a report indicates.

18 May 2017

Repartir el pastel del turismo africano

Los visados y los paquetes multidestinos se suman a los retos de la sostenibilidad en el sector

17 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

Seychelles: Climate Change, Not Poaching, the Bigger Threat to Hawksbill Turtles in Seychelles

Poaching is no longer the main threat to hawksbill turtles in Seychelles but rather the effects of climate change, a local conservationist said now that the nesting season has ended.

14 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

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