ARTICLES RELATING TO CONSERVATION

Another endangered black rhino dies after Kenya transfer

2018-07-17 21:00

Kenyan authorities say a ninth critically endangered black rhino has died after being moved from the capital to a new wildlife park.

7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid: Official

2018-07-13 13:59

A Kenyan wildlife official says seven critically endangered black rhinos are dead following an attempt to move them from the capital to a national park hundreds of kilometers away.

Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

2018-07-12 13:00

Africa's ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the "tree of life", is under a new and mysterious threat, with some of the largest and oldest dying abruptly in recent years.

'It's called conservation': US woman under fire for killing 'rare' giraffe in SA hits back

2018-07-04 10:09

A Kentucky-born woman sparked worldwide outrage on social media after posting pictures of a black giraffe she killed during a hunting trip in South Africa.

Manta ray transported back to ocean by helicopter

2018-06-21 18:38

This stunning film shows LeyLey, a manta ray, being airlifted from the Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas and transported back to the ocean.

Plans for a refuge for pangolins in peril in SA

2018-06-19 12:41

The growing illegal industry has prompted plans in South Africa for a rehabilitation centre for sick or rescued pangolins as well as the deployment of sniffer dogs specially trained to detect the scales' pungent aroma.

Massive beach clean-up for Hong Kong sea turtles

2018-05-29 12:07

More than two thousand volunteers hit the beach on an outlying island of Hong Kong for a mass rubbish clean up as environment campaigners warned plastic is killing sea turtles and other wildlife.

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WATCH: The battle for the future of the Cape mountain zebra

Having beaten extinction once, the Cape mountain zebra is now facing a new battle for survival. And the key may lie with an isolated population in the remote Gamkaberg mountains.

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6 rhino en route to Chad as part of biodiversity agreement

2018-05-04 13:09

Six black rhino from the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape are expected to arrive in Chad as part of an agreement in biodiversity and conservation with South Africa.

Lake Victoria biodiversity being 'decimated' - conservationists

2018-05-02 15:57

A fresh report backed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) assessed the extinction risk of 651 freshwater species like fish, molluscs, dragonflies, crabs and aquatic plants native to Africa's largest lake.

 

SA’s lion bone export quota set at 1 500 skeletons

2018-07-16 22:16

The environmental affairs department has approved an annual quota of 1 500 lion skeletons for export, it has announced.

On board the SA Agulhas 2: Ski Monkey paves the way to study the Indian Ocean

2018-07-12 13:23

The SA Agulhas tests out the Ski Monkey - a super sophisticated underwater camera, which is paving the way for the study of the depths of the Indian Ocean.

'It’s much crueller to let a giraffe die of old age’: SA experts weigh in on Tess Talley hunting outrage

2018-07-05 15:13

Despite strong social media backlash about a rare black giraffe that was killed by a US woman, hunting giraffes in South Africa is legal as long as the proper permission has been obtained from the game farm in question.

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WATCH: Bloody carnage cleaned up after hyenas kill kudu in reception area of luxury Zim safari camp

It took five people approximately two hours to clean the bloody mess 14 hyenas left after killing a kudu bull in the main reception area of the Kavinga Safari Camp in Zimbabwe.

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WATCH: 14 hyenas kill Kudu bull in reception area of luxury Zim safari camp

2018-06-21 12:12

Dramatic video footage and photos have emerged of the bloody remains of a hyena kill – right in the foyer of a luxury Zimbabwe safari camp.

WATCH: Is this Africa's tallest tree?

2018-06-13 10:23

A German scientist Andreas Hemp says a tree he discovered in Tanzania is Africa's tallest. It is a rare species called Entandrophragma Excelsum.

Project Rhino: How conservationists risk their lives to combat poachers

2018-05-24 08:50

In the picturesque, rolling hills of Northern KwaZulu-Natal there is a group of South Africans who have dedicated their lives to saving rhino.

6 black rhino from SA arrive safely in Chad

2018-05-05 10:51

Six South African black rhino have safely arrived in Chad, the Department of Environmental Affairs say.

Tencent and WWF announce digital partnership

2018-04-22 13:35

Tencent and conservation group WWF have announced a partnership to develop digital-based ecological projects to create exhibitions in public spaces.

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