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Elephants, biodiversity and climate change

The Elephant Protection Initiative’s (EPI) Friend of the Month for June 2022 is Moses Lesoloyia, from northern Kenya. Moses is Project Manager for the Milgis Trust,...

Elephant, symbol of Cote d’Ivoire, has suffered great decline – Cedric Mondon

The Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) friend of the month, Captain Cedric Mondon of Côte d’Ivoire, is Head of Wildlife Protection Services in the Ministry...

Namibia auctions 57 wild elephants, gains $400,000

Environment Ministry spokesman Romeo Muyunda on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, said Namibia auctioned 57 wild elephants raising 5.9 million Namibian dollars ($400,000). Muyunda said the...

Rivers LG declares wild elephants, hippos endangered species

Chairman, Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) in Rivers State, Mr Erastus Awortu, has declared wild elephants, hippopotamus and other forest reserves in the area...

Lightning kills 18 elephants in India’s Assam

A herd of 18 wild Asiatic elephants were found dead in India’s eastern state of Assam, possibly because of a massive lightning strike, local...

Kenya’s elephant number rises at 2.8% annually as poaching declines

 Kenya’s elephant population has gradually increased at an annual rate of approximately 2.8 per cent over the last three decades. This is as poaching is...

Botswana wildlife office investigates new mysterious elephant deaths

Botswana is investigating yet again the mysterious deaths of elephants, only a few months after 330 of the gray giants died from water-borne bacteria,...

Namibia to proceed with planned auction of 170 elephants

The Namibian government on Friday, January 22, 2021 said it was going ahead with plans to auction 170 high value wild elephants on January...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...