The first Rocking for Rhinos festival will be held on the rolling hills of the recreational park, located in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, over the weekend of World Rhino Day, September 22 to 23, with all profits raised going towards anti-poaching efforts.
USA STRONG-ARMS AFRICA AGRICULTURE: LAND GRABS, CROOKED POLITICS, GMOs ALL ROLLED INTO ONE
US university scales back link to AGRISOL controversial Tanzania ag land deal
“It is shocking to us that an appointee of the Obama administration would side with a project that will displace and destroy livelihoods of over 160,000 Africans to accommodate investors, including US and Tanzanian politicians and businessmen, with questionable records of integrity.”
By Ian WilliamsNBC News Correspondent Refugee camps can be pretty desperate places, wherever you find them, with no shortage of agonizing stories of suffering and survival - but also of resilience and hope.
ANTARCTICA - An alliance of 30 global environment organisations have launched a report calling for greater protection for the East Antarctic marine environment, on the eve of an international meeting where the future conservation of this region...
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While scientists are still debating some fundamental questions regarding hurricanes and climate change (such as: will climate change cause more or less hurricanes?), there's no debating that a monster hurricane is now imperiling the U.S.
BLUE HILL, Maine — It’s no secret that plastic trash such as bags, Styrofoam, packaging material and other items are landing in the ocean, but researchers in Blue Hill are beginning to monitor another type of plastic pollution they say could be a...
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Hyderabad, India – Eighty three percent of Madagascar’s palms are threatened with extinction, putting the livelihoods of local people at risk – according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ released today by the...
October 17, 2012 Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
“The high extinction risk faced by Madagascar’s palms reflects the decline in these forests, which threatens all of the remarkable wildlife that occurs there.”
Forests have been rapidly shrinking as land is being cleared for agriculture and logging.
“The figures on Madagascar’s palms are truly terrifying, especially as the loss of palms impacts both the unique biodiversity of the island and its people,” says Dr Jane Smart, Global Director, IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group. “This situation cannot be ignored.”
BADGER culling has been placed at the top of the political agenda as a matter of urgency as the controversial issue reaches boiling point in Gloucestershire.An extraordinary meeting has been called by...
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin officials said on Wednesday that hunters killed five wolves during the first two days of the state's inaugural wolf harvest, which began this week despite opposition from...
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