Hunters shoot dead second collared bull elephant outside Zim park

2018-04-21 16:15

Hunters in Zimbabwe have shot dead a bull elephant collared by scientists for research purposes, the second such killing in a month, a conservation group says.

Indian wildlife sanctuary sees jump in one-horned rhinos

2018-03-23 17:02

A tiny wildlife sanctuary in northeastern India has reported a jump in the number of one-horned rhinoceroses.

World's last male northern white rhino dies

2018-03-20 09:15

The world's last male northern white rhino has died after "age-related complications" in Kenya, researchers have announced.

WATCH: Why are there so many pythons in Harare?

2018-03-16 10:21

Snake expert Ben Vermeulen of Harare-based Reptile Rescue says he has been called in to remove nine pythons since January, and that python sightings are now much more frequent.

Group pinpoints riches hidden in Europe's mountains of waste

2018-01-18 08:23

Researchers have completed the first survey of valuable materials they say are waiting to be mined from Europe's vast landfills and scrapyards.

WATCH: Rare sighting of caracal on Lion's Head

On Sunday morning, two para-gliders went up Lion's Head for an early morning flight and were greeted by a rare sighting of a caracal. Watch.

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25 years for Tanzanian ostrich egg smugglers

2017-12-08 15:54

Two Tanzanian men caught with 16 ostrich eggs were sentenced to 25 years in jail after being convicted of "economic sabotage".

2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report

2017-12-05 10:30

Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk of extinction.

Industry body in the crosshairs over captive-bred lion hunting reversal

2017-11-24 20:08

The Professional Hunting Association of South Africa has come under fire over the body's reversal of its 2015 policy against the hunting of captive-bred lions.

India passenger train kills 2 Asian elephants

2017-11-19 19:12

Two endangered Asian elephants have been hit and killed by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in northeastern India.


Local communities to benefit from KZN game reserve project

2018-04-09 22:17

A total of 76 jobs will be created while beneficiary communities will have a 51% shareholding in the Mayibuye Game Reserve Wildlife Economy project, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.

The world's last male northern white rhino has died

2018-03-20 12:19

Sudan the rhino was the last male left of his species.

Botswana's Ian Khama accuses Trump of 'encouraging' elephant poaching

2018-03-17 18:01

Botswana's president Ian Khama has accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies.

Spotted marsupial returned to mainland Australia after half century

2018-03-16 07:35

A species of spotted marsupial devastated by foxes has been returned to the wild in mainland Australia for the first time in almost 50 years in a rare and landmark conservation success story.

Fiji PM: We're losing the battle to save coral reefs

2018-01-18 05:22

Climate change may kill the world’s coral reefs by the end of the century, affecting about one billion people, says the Fijian prime minister.

Chinese turn panda poop into toilet paper

2017-12-21 21:07

When life gave one Chinese company giant panda poop, it decided to make paper -- and profits.

New industry body formed after outcry over captive-bred lion hunting

2017-12-07 20:33

A new association representing the interests of professional hunters, opposed to hunting captive-bred lions, has been formed in South Africa

Tribal request for Dakota Access spill response plan granted

2017-12-05 07:59

A US federal judge has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers and a pipeline developer to complete an oil spill response plan for a section of the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.

Jamaica protects nearly 75K hectares, bans mining

2017-11-23 07:02

Jamaica's government says it will protect nearly 75 000ha in a northwest region dotted by mines that features forests, rivers and cultural sites.

Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban

2017-11-18 21:39

Following an outcry, President Donald Trump says he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe.

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