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Pangolin trade probe exposes legal loopholes, says report

The Environmental Investigative Agency (EIA) says legal loopholes in wildlife trade between Uganda and China could facilitate an illicit shadow trade in the scales...

Nigeria can become leader in wildlife protection – WildAid

Nigeria can change the narratives by becoming a regional leader in wildlife protection. This submission was made by Peter Knights, President of WildAid, while speaking...

World Zoonoses Day: Alliance aims to reduce health risks in wildlife trade

Almost three million people die every year from diseases that spread from animals to humans - so-called zoonoses. These include AIDS, Ebola, but also the...

NCF intensifies campaign against illegal wildlife trade

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has restated its commitment to tackle the menace of illegal wildlife trade in the country. The NCF said this in...

Man gets 12-year jail term for smuggling 29 kg of rhino horn

A court in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region sentenced a man to 12-and-a-half years in jail for illegally transporting 29 kilogrammes of white rhino horn from...

Jason Baker: Ramaphosa is selling off South Africa’s iconic wildlife – and it needs to stop

At his Phala Phala game-breeding operation, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa breeds and sells animals to be gunned down by tourists who have...

African journalists share techniques for tracking wildlife trafficking and conservation reporting

Wildlife trafficking in (Southern) Africa has become an increasingly prevalent activity and with a sharp rise in the loss of wildlife population, it is...

South Africa to investigate allegations of illegal wildlife trade with China

South Africa says it will investigate allegations made in a recent report that its indigenes are trading thousands of wild endangered animals illegally with...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban all substances that are not ozone-friendly in accordance with the...
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EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU)...

COP27 to open a day earlier than initially scheduled

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban...

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions,...