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Zimbabwe: Poaching Gets Out of Control in Zimbabwe
Animals  (tags: slaughter, killing, law, wildanimals, wildlife, cruelty, death, endangered, environment )

Jill
- 7 days ago - allafrica.com
Chiredzi âEUR" POACHING has reached alarming levels in ZimbabweâEUR(TM)s sanctuaries culminating in the shooting of two suspected poachers at Malilangwe Conservancy in the southern parts of the country.
Ethiopia: Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam
Environment  (tags: water, wildlife, pollution, humans, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation )

Jill
- 7 days ago - allafrica.com
Ethiopia's water-intensive commercial plantations on the Omo River could reduce the river's flow to Lake Turkana by up to 70 percent, Lake Turkana is home to at least 60 fish species and sustains several sea and wild animal species
Africa: Three Years in the Wild
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, Africa, wilderness, bush, interesting, environment, animals, culture )

Jill
- 252 days ago - magazine.africageographic.com
If you've ever dreamed of quitting your office job and exploring the wild, read this.
Is the Trade in Bush Meat and Apes Responsible for the Ebola Virus?
Animals  (tags: wildlife, slaughter, killing, law, ethics, extinction, cruelty, death, animalcruelty )

Jill
- 252 days ago - africageographic.com
Bats are a popular food in West Africa. I remember seeing their flayed, smoked carcasses looking like macabre crucifixions on wooden crosses sold in railway stations and by the roadside when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Côte d'Ivoire many years ago.
African Grey Parrots - Shades of Grey
Animals  (tags: wildlife, parrots, wildlife trade, suffering, endangered, cruelty, crime, animalrights )

Jill
- 264 days ago - magazine.africageographic.com
The journey from a bustling forest community to solitary life in your living room.
Kenya: Police Seize Sh33 Million Ivory Destined for Malaysia
Animals  (tags: wildlife, slaughter, elephants, ivory )

Jill
- 269 days ago - allafrica.com
Police at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport have seized a huge consignment of ivory which was destined for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Bridleless Wyatt Is a Racetrack Wonder
Animals  (tags: animals, horses, rescued, protection )

Jill
- 272 days ago - offtrackthoroughbreds.com
What I want people to understand is that horses are not dumb animals. We want to show people how smart they are. And people notice him. Wherever we go, he draws a crowd. And he stops and pricks his ears and poses for the camera.
Kenya Escapes CITES Wildlife Sanctions
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, protection, habitat, endangered, conservation, extinction, investigation )

Jill
- 272 days ago - allafrica.com
Kenya has escaped CITES sanctions after being struck off the list of worst offenders who were not doing enough to tackle the illegal ivory trade.
Transforming Lion Killers Into 'Lion Guardians'
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Lions, protection, habitat, humans, environment, ethics )

Jill
- 272 days ago - cnn.com
The lion is iconic," said Hazzah, who started Lion Guardians in 2007. "If there are no lions left in Africa, it will have a significant effect. ... We could lose a lot more than just the lion."
Mozambique: Obama Urged to Sanction Mozambique Over Elephant, Rhino Poaching
Animals  (tags: wildlife, slaughter, killing, law, extinction, ethics, cruelty, death )

Jill
- 274 days ago - allafrica.com
Investigators say substantial evidence exists of Mozambique's failure to abide by international conventions against wildlife trafficking, including to back up allegations of state complicity.
 
 
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