Humans threaten the survival of Ethiopian elephants

Humans threaten the survival of Ethiopian elephants

By Chrissy SextonEarth.com staff writer An endangered population of Ethiopian elephants is under serious threat from tens of thousands of illegal human settlements, according to a new study led by the University of Oxford. The Babile Elephant Sanctuary...

Man walks to protect wildlife

By Ann Salaton, Kenya News Agency Narok County Commissioner Evans Achoki today flagged off, Jim Justus Nyamu, in his ninth day walk to sensitize residents on the need to conserve the environment and protect the wildlife. Nyamu who is the founder and director of...

Botswana cop claims fishermen had ivory

Botswana cop claims fishermen had ivory

By Lugeretzia Kooper, The Namibian A Botswana police witness yesterday claimed three elephant tusks were found in the possession of the three Namibian fishermen and their cousin who were brutally shot along the Chobe River last year by Botswana Defence Force (BDF)...

Zimbabwe: Uproar over Tsholotsho elephant sales

Zimbabwe: Uproar over Tsholotsho elephant sales

By Bulawayo24 Tsholotsho Rural District Council (RDC) has been accused of selling elephants for a song to concession holders under the Government quota system. Communities living near national parks are allocated a number of elephants among other wildlife that they...

Zimbabwe: Illegal Ivory Dealer Jailed For Two Years

By Christinah Motlhabane, The Voice A sense of remorse and a convincing mitigation statement have saved a convicted ivory dealer from a lengthy jail term as he got off lightly with a reduced sentence. Poul Garirayi would have been condemned to a mandatory 10-year...