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Concern as elephants return to Nigeria’s war zone

A herd of hundreds of elephants has returned to north-east Nigeria, where it is at risk from Boko Haram jihadists and in conflict with...

Elephants almost extinct in Nigeria, conservationist laments

Country Director of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in Nigeria, Mr Andrew Dunn, says  elephants are almost becoming extinct in Nigeria. Dunn made the disclosure in...

World Elephant Day: WWF moves to tackle Myanmar poaching crisis

Amid a dire poaching crisis, wild Asian elephants in Myanmar received what appears to be swift and essential aid from thousands of supporters of...

Elephants now poached for their skins – WWF

Endangered elephants are now being slaughtered in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar for their skin, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has...

As wildlife returns, Ivorian park may be struck off ‘danger list’

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recommended withdrawing in-danger status from Comoé National Park in Côte d’Ivoire after seeing chimps and...

Can elephants ever recover from poaching?

It’s easy to kill an elephant, as hunters and ivory poachers have shown for quite some time. Creating one, however, is an entirely different...

World Elephant Day: Need to protect Tanzania’s Selous reserve

As the World Elephant Day is observed on Friday, 12 August 2016, the Tanzanian government has been asked to protect its largest game reserve...

CITES, IUCN unite against poaching, illegal wildlife trade

The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and International Union for Conservation of Nature...

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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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