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April 17

April 16

  • Mountain Gorilla Park Chief Attacked

    UN News

    A senior United Nations official today condemned the attack against the chief warden of Virunga National Park, and urged the international community to support the Democratic... Read more »

  • Urgent Investigation Into Shooting of Virunga Park Chief Warden Needed [press release]

    Global Witness

    The shooting of Emmanuel de Merode, the head of Virunga National Park must be urgently investigated, said Global Witness today. De Merode was shot at least twice in an ambush in... Read more »

  • Counties in Fresh Push to Man Wildlife

    The Star

    COUNTIES have asked the national government to devolve wildlife management in the fight against poaching. Chairman of the environment executives for all the 47 counties John Chumo... Read more »

  • Kihansi Spray Toads Belong to Unique Trait in Tanzania

    Daily News

    DISTINCTIVENESS of Kihansi Spray Toads proves yet another peculiar attribute the country is endowed with and not so far, not found anywhere in the world. Read more »

  • Poaching - Gashaka Gumti Park Rangers Get Arms

    Daily Trust

    About a year ago, President Goodluck Jonathan approved the classification of the National Park Service as a paramilitary organisation in order to ensure adequate security at the... Read more »

April 15

  • Govt Increases Compensation [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    After reviewing the Wildlife Conservation and National Parks Act of 1982 last year, government has increased compensation for property destroyed by elephants and lions. Read more »

  • Elephant Protector Steps Aside Over Illegal Hwange Land Claim

    SW Radio

    The fallout over an 'illegal' land claim in the Hwange National Park has seen one of the country's top elephant protectors stepping aside and shutting down a key elephant... Read more »

  • Busy Week for South Africa's Anti-Poaching Units

    SA Info

    Last week was one of the busiest on record for anti-poaching units in South Africa's Kruger National Park, with three heavily armed groups of suspected rhino poachers being... Read more »

  • Sanparks Makes Inroads in War Against Rhino Poaching


    South African National Parks (SANParks) authorities say gains are being made in the war against rhino poaching, with eight suspected poachers arrested in the past week. Read more »

  • Wildlife Trust Seeks to Raise U.S $50 Million

    The Herald

    The Wildlife Ecological Trust seeks to raise $50 million required to avert ecological disasters that have affected most national parks in the country, an official said. Read more »

April 14

April 13

  • Billionaire Son Takes to Tanzania

    EA Business

    Howard Buffett, the eldest son of one of the wealthiest people in the world, Warren Buffet, made a return visit to Tanzania to donate two helicopters to help in fighting poaching. Read more »

  • Exotic Myna Bird Causes Problems

    Zimbabwe Standard

    BirdLife Zimbabwe cautions that the Common (or Indian) Myna has well and truly arrived in Zimbabwe and is set to become a serious alien invader, posing a threat to some indigenous... Read more »

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