Africa

Sabrina Krief: «Les chimpanzés sont nos frères»

ENTRETIEN - La primatologue raconte ses recherches dans le parc national de Kibale, en Ouganda, où elle étudie les facultés de résilience des grands singes.

02 December 2019

Lift-off for first African vulture safe zones

The first of at least five new “vulture safe zones” in Southern Africa are about to take off as private landowners and other partners join the battle to save Africa’s imperilled carrion clean-up bi

28 November 2019

100 Days Until the UN Conference on Migratory Species Starts in India

Bonn, 8 November 2019 – In 100 days from today, approximately 1,500 delegates, including representatives of national governments, international organizations, scientist

08 November 2019

Critically endangered tortoise species found at conservancy

A preliminary assessment carried out at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has discovered a small population of critically endangered pancake tortoises.

01 November 2019

Mindestens 55 Elefanten sterben wegen Dürre

Simbabwe plagt eine der schlimmsten Dürren seit Jahren. Neben den Menschen bedroht die Trockenheit auch die Tierwelt: Binnen eines Monats verendeten mehr als 50 Elefanten.

22 October 2019

At least 55 elephants die in Zimbabwe drought

At least 55 elephants have starved to death in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park over the past two months amid a severe drought.

21 October 2019

One in seven plants and animals in SA threatened with extinction, new report shows

Alien vegetation has a ‘severe impact’ on biodiversity, says the South African National Biodiversity Institute.

08 October 2019

Study tracks first incursion of poachers into ‘pristine’ African forest

Elephant poachers are using logging roads to infiltrate some of the last remaining pristine forests in Central Africa, according to a study published in July.

03 October 2019

Cheetahs, CITES, and illegal trade: Are consumer countries doing enough? (commentary)

At the end of August, countries from across the world came together at the 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18) to the

30 September 2019