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CITES urged to move its tri-annual meeting out of Sri Lanka

CITES urged to move its tri-annual meeting out of Sri Lanka

539 ViewsUnhappiness over the delay in setting a new date and perhaps new venue for the 18th Conference of the Parties to the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has boiled over into the open. The Switzerland-based IWMC-World Conservation Trust (IWMC) and US-based Ivory Education Institute (IEI) […]

We need to conserve elephants – Lungu

571 ViewsRepublican President Edgar Lungu has said there is need to conserve elephants as it is threatened to be extinct if this generations doesn’t take care. In his statement giving an update on the recent trip he took to Bostwana, President Lungu said the survival of Elephants have been challenged by many factors including animal-human […]

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1 million species threatened with extinction

698 ViewsOn land, in the seas, in the sky, the devastating impact of humans on nature is laid bare in a compelling UN report. One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction. Nature everywhere is declining at a speed never previously seen and our need for ever more food and energy are […]

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Join the tens of thousands who want to see the Luangwa protected

1,578 ViewsThe #KeepTheLuangwaFlowing petition has been signed by tens of thousands of Zambia, uniting their voices in their plea that the Luangwa river and it’s environs are officially designated a Water Resources Protection Area. This is the first time this status would have been applied to a river, and would ensure that the Luangwa can […]

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Watch Live people gather to protect the Luangwa

1,504 ViewsWe are coming Live from WWF here at Foxdale Court, where people passionate about protecting the Luangwa are gathering to sign the petition, taking the first step in making a difference. Join us today or sign Online: http://saveluangwa.wwfzambia.org.zm #KeeptheLuangwaFlowing

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Luangwa river absolutely stunning

1,823 ViewsThe land around the Luangwa river is absolutely stunning and untamed. The Luangwa is rare and more precious because it is free-flowing.  It still flows along nature’s course without any man-made diversions supporting a varied ecosystem of birds, wildlife and rural communities. But how long can this continue? Every natural area, especially those with […]

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Zambia rated 4th best safari country in Africa

1,335 ViewsBotswana has taken the honours in 2018 as the best African country for safari travel, with Zambia being named fourth – behind Tanzania and Zimbabwe. This is based on a thorough examination of more than 3,000 expert and safari-goer reviews. Botswana takes out this title in 2018 for the first time, displacing Tanzania who […]

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African wild dogs that vanished from Liuwa Park spotted in Angola

1,532 ViewsThe African wild dogs which vanished from Liuwa national park in Western province in unclear circumstances have been spotted in neighbouring Angola. Authorities from Zawa on Monday told Traditional leaders during a meeting when they raised concern over the disappearance of Africa Wild dogs they were last seen in Liuwa National Park in early […]

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A rare rhino horn harvesting experience

849 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro Johannesburg, 4 September 2018 Most people might not know that rhino horn can be harvested and regrows at about 20 centimetres, annually. The removal of rhino horn is generally associated with poaching that involves first killing the rhino and then mercilessly chop-off its horn, leaving an unsightly and bloody hole on […]

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America supports Africa making its own wildlife choices

910 Views  By Emmanuel Koro The Star has learnt exclusively of the results of a just completed survey that Americans support a policy that lets African countries make their own decisions on wildlife matters. This follows a July 2018 survey on the US citizens’ feelings towards African wildlife management policy options. The survey data clearly […]

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