Wildlife decimated by the surge in conflicts in the Sahara and the Sahel

The surge in armed conflicts across the Sahara Desert and the band of dry savanna to its south called the Sahel is devastating the region’s wildlife, according to recent findings published in the journal Conservation Letters.

Mongabay

Last updated on 24 May 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Military and unrest-related exercises
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals