KENYA Wildlife Services has translocated four rhinos from Lake Nakuru National to the Sera Conservancy in Samburu County. Read more here.
Despite more resources provided to curb the soaring number of rhino poaching, South Africa has seen an increase this year compared to last year. Read more here.
Big-cat trophy hunting is regarded by many as primitive in this day and age. So why would a country like Zambia lift the ban on the shooting and killing of its precious lion and leopard populations? Read more here.
The Ecotourism Industry Is Saving Tanzania’s Animals and Threatening Its Indigenous People. Read more here.
“Texas big game hunter Corey Knowlton kills black rhino in Namibia” – “The hunter who received death threats after bidding $350,000 (£225,000) at auction for the right to shoot the rare animal, killed it on camera. Read more here
From ALDaily: “Science is supposed to be self-correcting. It isn’t. It’s rife with bias and error. Can scientists be persuaded to stop fooling themselves?… more »“
Africa is a Country has this great piece on the recent Garissa attacks…history matters… Also AlJazeera English had a great piece on Kenyan Somali’s titled “Not Yet Kenyan”
So, Peter Canby has this story from Central Africa Republic on the links between elephant poaching and terror…lots of mixed reactions to it and wonder where indigenous knowledge has all gone…?
Really like this new piece by Malini Ranganathan…
Vaccines, climate change, GMOs: Conspiracy-minded skeptics have declared war on scientific expertise. In this debate, facts are futile… more»