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Kenya Elephant Census Reveals Photos of Illegal Charcoal Production - National Geographic

Kenya Elephant Census Reveals Photos of Illegal Charcoal Production - National Geographic | African Conservation | Scoop.it
National Geographic Kenya Elephant Census Reveals Photos of Illegal Charcoal Production National Geographic Mike was in the midst of the Kenya leg of The Great Elephant Census, a Paul Allen initiative, a massive research project that will survey...
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Africa: Climate-Hit Fisheries 'Can Still Meet Demand in 2050'

Africa: Climate-Hit Fisheries 'Can Still Meet Demand in 2050' | African Conservation | Scoop.it
[SciDev.Net]Lima -Fish catches will need to increase by only 3.4 per cent to meet global dietary demand in 2050, according to a study predicting how climate change will affect marine ecosystems.
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Killing Elephants for Chinese Chopsticks: Gabon to Stop the Blood-Ivory Trade - Huffington Post

Killing Elephants for Chinese Chopsticks: Gabon to Stop the Blood-Ivory Trade - Huffington Post | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Killing Elephants for Chinese Chopsticks: Gabon to Stop the Blood-Ivory Trade Huffington Post But now Gabon has been shaken with such a rise in poaching deaths of its historic population of forest elephants that its president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, is...
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Drones in Kenya to Combat Elephant and Rhino Poaching - Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty Voice Drones in Kenya to Combat Elephant and Rhino Poaching Guardian Liberty Voice Drones in Kenya to Combat Elephant and Rhino Poaching 2 As prices and demand increase, so does the illegal killing of rhinos and elephants in...
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Tullow advances Kenya exploration program - Oil & Gas Journal

Tullow advances Kenya exploration program
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Tullow Oil PLC has moved forward with exploration and appraisal activities conducted by four rigs operating on Blocks 10BB and 13T onshore Kenya.
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Quest for oil threatens Africa's oldest wildlife reserve

Quest for oil threatens Africa's oldest wildlife reserve | African Conservation | Scoop.it
The quest for oil may be the latest threat to Africa's most venerable wildlife reserve, located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and already hard hit by deforestation, poaching and armed conflict.
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Parks without people: ecotourism and conservation refugees in ...

Parks without people: ecotourism and conservation refugees in ... | African Conservation | Scoop.it
The irony: many of those threats came with words like “conservation” and “eco-tourism.” According to the government of Tanzania, at least 40% of the land in Tanzania comes under some form of environmental protection.
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Uhuru Must Step Up To Tackle Rhino Poaching - The Star

Uhuru Must Step Up To Tackle Rhino Poaching - The Star | African Conservation | Scoop.it
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Uhuru Must Step Up To Tackle Rhino Poaching
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We were getting together for a Lewa Wildlife Conservancy board meeting and as a newcomer I was excited to be part of this world-class operation.
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Coal, gas or nuclear? Power-hungry South Africa must decide now - Reuters

Coal, gas or nuclear? Power-hungry South Africa must decide now - Reuters | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Coal, gas or nuclear? Power-hungry South Africa must decide now Reuters South Africa's failure to invest in new power plants nearly two decades ago meant it paid dearly in 2008 when the grid nearly collapsed, leading to power cuts that cost the...
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Vanishing ice warning for 'Africa's Alps'

Vanishing ice warning for 'Africa's Alps' | African Conservation | Scoop.it
In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over a crevasse with an iron-tipped spear, guiding climbers scaling the steep glacial wall using crampons and axes.
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Time to end 'canned hunting' of lions: it's nothing more than a violent ... - The Independent

Time to end 'canned hunting' of lions: it's nothing more than a violent ... - The Independent | African Conservation | Scoop.it
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Son of Warren Buffett pledges $24m to combat 'overwhelming' rhino poaching - The Guardian

Son of Warren Buffett pledges $24m to combat 'overwhelming' rhino poaching - The Guardian | African Conservation | Scoop.it
The Guardian Son of Warren Buffett pledges $24m to combat 'overwhelming' rhino poaching The Guardian A son of the investor Warren Buffett has pledged nearly $24m (£14.4m) for protecting rhinos in South Africa, earmarking the money for ranger teams,...
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Mara Lion Project de-snare lioness | Kenya Wildlife Trust

Mara Lion Project de-snare lioness | Kenya Wildlife Trust | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Early last month the Mara Lion Project was part of a brilliant group effort which resulted in the de-snaring of a lioness. On February 1st, Rafael Saitoti, a guide from Ol Seki Camp, spotted the young lioness with a snare around her neck in ...
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Forestry Commission seeks $10m to boost ecotourism - GhanaWeb

Forestry Commission seeks $10m to boost ecotourism - GhanaWeb | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Forestry Commission seeks $10m to boost ecotourism GhanaWeb The Forestry Commission (FC) is seeking $10 million to upgrade the Shai Hills Resource Reserve to boost its ecotourism potential and make it a distinctive tourism destination in the...
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Can Africa leapfrog the carbon energy age? - Aljazeera.com

Can Africa leapfrog the carbon energy age? - Aljazeera.com | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Can Africa leapfrog the carbon energy age?
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Some see Africa as the land of poverty, others as the continent with the fastest economic growth. That growth, and getting out of poverty, need energy.
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Namibe Hosts Forum on Business, Eco-Tourism and Sustainability - AllAfrica.com

Namibe Hosts Forum on Business, Eco-Tourism and Sustainability - AllAfrica.com | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Namibe Hosts Forum on Business, Eco-Tourism and Sustainability
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Namibe — The group of Angolan Business Leaders (LIDE) is holding this Thursday in the city of Namibe the forum on business, eco-tourism and sustainability.
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'No technology to save rhinos' - NewsDay

'No technology to save rhinos' - NewsDay | African Conservation | Scoop.it
'No technology to save rhinos'
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THE country's remaining 700 rhino population is at risk of being wiped out by poachers as government has admitted that it does not have the latest technology to safeguard the endangered species.
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3 Chinese nationals arrested in Namibia for smuggling rhino horns - Shanghaiist

3 Chinese nationals arrested in Namibia for smuggling rhino horns - Shanghaiist | African Conservation | Scoop.it
3 Chinese nationals arrested in Namibia for smuggling rhino horns Shanghaiist Three Chinese nationals have been charged with possession of specially protected resources after they were caught carrying a total of 14 rhino horns and some leopard skin...
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Five suspected Rhino poachers arrested - Eyewitness News

Five suspected Rhino poachers arrested - Eyewitness News | African Conservation | Scoop.it
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Five suspected Rhino poachers arrested
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Five suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in Limpopo. Picture: EWN. Multimedia. Previous line. Next line.
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Southern Africa: Is the Kariba Dam in Danger of Collapsing?

Southern Africa: Is the Kariba Dam in Danger of Collapsing? | African Conservation | Scoop.it
[AIM]Maputo -A report in the government-owned newspaper “Zambia Daily Mail” on Tuesday warned that the Kariba Dam, on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, is on the verge of collapsing, but the Mozambican authorities know...
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Kenya poaching crisis a 'national disaster', says Leakey

Kenya poaching crisis a 'national disaster', says Leakey | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Kenya must take drastic action to stem a surge of elephant and rhino poaching, veteran conservationist Richard Leakey warned Wednesday, lamenting that known ringleaders are operating with "outrageous impunity".
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Rallies in S.Africa to save the king of beasts

Rallies in S.Africa to save the king of beasts | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Wildlife campaigners joined rallies around South Africa Saturday in an international push to protect the lion and save the king of beasts from being raised in cages for "canned hunting".
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Another rhino killed in Kenya | Wolfgang H. Thome's Blog

Another rhino killed in Kenya | Wolfgang H. Thome's Blog | African Conservation | Scoop.it
KENYA LOSES ANOTHER EASTERN BLACK RHINO (Posted 16th March 2014) (Animal rights activist and Director of Wildlife Direct, Dr. Paula Kahumbu, on Ol Pejeta yesterday) 'Shoot to kill them' was the almost unanimous ...
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Kenya: With Their Forests Vanished, Kenya's Maasai Adapt

Kenya: With Their Forests Vanished, Kenya's Maasai Adapt | African Conservation | Scoop.it
[AlertNet]Transmara -Peter Ole Nembo stopped moving his livestock around in search of pasture and water in times of drought about a decade ago, when the government ended communal ownership of the Rift Valley district's 2,850 square kilometres of...
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Poacher escapes with rhino horns after fierce battle with KWS rangers - The Standard Digital News

Poacher escapes with rhino horns after fierce battle with KWS rangers - The Standard Digital News | African Conservation | Scoop.it
Poacher escapes with rhino horns after fierce battle with KWS rangers The Standard Digital News Mombasa, Kenya: A rhino was killed on Saturday, hours after animal rights activists held a demonstration in Mombasa to press the Government to bolster...
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