[Namibian] A, one of only two in Africa, dwarf giraffe was discovered on a private farm near Okahandja last July, a recently published report by researchers from the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) revealed.
[ENA] Addis Ababa — The 2020 Great Ethiopian Run (GER), which is Ethiopia’s flagship annual event, has supported bird conservation in the country.
[DW] Six national park rangers have been killed and two have been wounded in fresh violence in Africa’s oldest national park. The park is home to rare mountain gorillas.
[The Conversation Africa] The African clawed frog, a species native to southern Africa, is one of the most successful invaders in the world. Part of the reason is that it has been of particular interest to scientists for a long time.
[The Conversation Africa] Energy generation around the world is shifting towards renewable sources in response to the climate emergency. The aim is that future energy will be clean, green and sustainable. Many developing countries are also simultaneously trying to increase energy security and expand energy access to rapidly growing populations. Wind energy is playing a … Read moreSouth Africa: Finding Space for Both Wind Farms and Eagles in South Africa
[Daily Maverick] Game reserves and national parks remain open under alert Level 3, albeit with limited services and scars from financial losses brought on by the lockdown. The tourism industry continues to take a knock from ongoing restrictions, with game parks, a massive drawcard for international travellers, doing their best to survive on revenues from … Read moreSouth Africa: South African Parks and Reserves Face a Renewed Struggle for Survival
[Daily Maverick] Most conservation books set in Africa are written by white authors and often (unintentionally) for a white audience. Jacob Dlamini uses the park as a microcosm of South Africa’s wider history in the 20th century.
[SAPS] There are human remains that were discovered late afternoon yesterday, Thursday 17 December 2020, at the Kruger National Park. The discovery was made not far from where the 51-year-old field ranger was last seen by his fellow colleague some time ago.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — The Government of Liberia, through the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) and its partners, conducted a one-day National Multi-stakeholder Information-Sharing meeting bordering on the gazettement of the Krahn-Bassa Proposed Protected Area (KBPPA). With technical support from the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF) and funding from the Great Ape Conservation Fund/USFWS, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership … Read moreLiberia: Liberia Set to Create Another National Park As Stakeholders Initiate Gazettement Process of Krahn-Bassa Proposed Protected Area
[Nation] All inbound and outbound travellers to Kenya are now required to present digitally verified proof of a negative Covid-19 test, the Health ministry has announced.