Pandemic threatening elephant conservation in Africa

Pandemic threatening elephant conservation in Africa

By Daily News The co-founder and CEO of charity Tusk has told CNBC that the shutdown of the tourism industry in Africa due to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused an economic crisis which is impacting conservation in the region. Charles Mayhew, who is based in the U.K.,...
Endangered species may be yet another virus victim

Endangered species may be yet another virus victim

By Adam Minter – Business World SOCIAL DISTANCING may save human lives, but it’s wreaking havoc on some of the world’s most threatened species. In Botswana, which depends heavily on tourism, poachers have taken advantage of suddenly empty wildlife reserves to...
In urgent need of an environmental ethic

In urgent need of an environmental ethic

By  Ian Michler – Sustainability Institute, Stellenbosch University If anything has become patently clear from the Covid-19 pandemic it is that we need to change the way we think and live. Current paradigms are failing us. While we know humans function best in a...