Africa

Two wildlife rangers killed by poachers in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Joël Meriko Ari and Gerome Bolimola Afokao discovered a group of men with a freshly slaughtered elephant carcass. The rangers leave behind 11 children

25 April 2017

Saving Elephants is Good for Business

Picture Kenya. You’d be forgiven for defaulting to mainstream media imagery of people in poverty - starvation, flies, and sprawling slums.

25 April 2017

Kenya: l'écrivaine Kuki Gallmann blessée par balle

Nairobi - L'écrivaine d'origine italienne Kuki Gallmann a été grièvement blessée par balle dimanche matin dans la réserve privée qu'elle dirige dans le centre du Kenya, région actuellement en proie

23 April 2017

Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in central Kenya.

23 April 2017

La conservacionista Kuki Gallmann herida de bala por pastores en Kenia

La renombrada conservacionista y autora del superventas "I dreamed of Africa", Kuki Gallmann, fue hoy herida de bala por pastores que asaltaron su reserva natural en Laikipia, en el centro de Kenia

23 April 2017

Autorin Kuki Gallmann in Kenia offenbar von Hirten angeschossen

Die in Kenia lebende Italienierin, deren Roman „Ich träumte von Afrika“ verfilmt worden war, dürfte bei einem schwelenden Konflikt zwischen Nomaden und Polizeibehörden zwischen die Fronten geraten

23 April 2017

EU Commission Launches Blue Economy Initiative For Western Mediterranean

The European Commission launched Wednesday a new initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the Western Mediterranean region.

20 April 2017

Giraffes must be listed as endangered, conservationists formally tell US

Five environmental groups point to ‘trophy’ hunting – largely by Americans who travel to Africa – among key threats to animals

19 April 2017

Leopards need maximum protection: this includes suspending trophy hunting

Trophy hunting of large carnivores in southern Africa is a hotly debated topic. This was evident after Cecil the lion was shot and killed in Zimbabwe last year.

19 April 2017

Im Schutz der Vuvuzela

Er hieß Cecil und wurde von einem Jäger erschossen. Sein Schicksal hat dazu geführt, dass Löwen nicht nur in Simbabwe mehr Aufmerksamkeit bekommen. Davon profitieren alle.

13 April 2017