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Nikela Volunteer will deliver donation check to save Raptors

Nikela Volunteer will deliver donation check to save Raptors | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Jess Immelman arrived safely in South Africa. She is carrying a donation check from Nikela to be delivered to Shannon at the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary.

http://www.nikela.org/blog/another-nikela-volunteer-heads-for-sa-with-donation-check ;

 

Nikela is a US based public charity providing a way for people anywhere in the world to assist small private wildlife conservation experts in South Africa.

 

As 100% of all online donations go to the wildlife projects Nikela relies heavily on volunteers, to assist in a number of ways.

 

http://www.nikela.org/nikela-volunteer ;

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Why Should We Save Africa's Elephants?

Why Should We Save Africa's Elephants? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

We'd love to hear what you think.

As we Spotlight the Elephant this month we'd like to include your insights and thoughts.

#elephant #LuvWildlife 

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Africa for 8 Months! Our Departure Video #NikelaAfrica #LuvWildlife - YouTube

Hello everyone, In just a few hours we depart for Africa on our 2015-2016 tour. How exciting! Ride along with us on our journey to meet the amazing people th...
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World Elephant Day 2015: Poaching And Ivory Trafficking Kill 35,000 African Elephants Every Year

World Elephant Day 2015: Poaching And Ivory Trafficking Kill 35,000 African Elephants Every Year | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

After the killing of Cecil the lion last month, wildlife conservation is back in the spotlight. Poaching and illegal trafficking have led to the decline of several species -- including rhinos, tigers and turtles -- and, with Aug. 12 designated World Elephant Day, the Wildlife Conservation Society wants to raise awareness of the plight of elephants. Ivory trafficking and poaching kill 35,000 African elephants each year....

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▶ Lioness and her Cute Cub in road - Kruger National Park Lions - YouTube

Lioness and her Cute Cub in road - Kruger National Park Lions Kruger National Park - This video shows how a Lioness and her Cub interact while crossing a roa...
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African Parks takes over Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi

African Parks takes over Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

The on-going emergence of Malawi⊃1;s wildlife has just received another great boost with African Parks taking over the management of two more of the country⊃1;s reserves.

African Parks has concluded an agreement with the Government of Malawi to manage and operate Liwonde National Park and Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve for 20 years. The agreement follows an application and evaluation process administered by the Public Private Partnership Commission in which African Parks emerged as the preferred partner to manage the two protected areas....

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Why We Must Raise Children Who Care About the Welfare of Animals

Why We Must Raise Children Who Care About the Welfare of Animals | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
I think that what destroys me when I look at this image is the depth of despair of the bear who cannot understand his circumstances and will never escape them, and remembering that I saw bears just like this one during my childhood.
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Like the author says... an absolutely haunting photograph!

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Wonderful Volunteer Wednesday Kalli Doubleday

Wonderful Volunteer Wednesday Kalli Doubleday | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
From time to time we highlight volunteers who join us to help people saving wildlife, Wonderful Volunteer Wednesday.
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An elephant comes to visit #NikelaAfrica #LuvWildlife - YouTube

Margrit and Russ have a surprise visitor one morning... a young elephant. 3rd Bridge campground Moremi, Botswana Read the whole story... http://www.nikela.or...
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Zimbabwe's young elephants sold to China

Zimbabwe's young elephants sold to China | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Twenty-four young elephants being transported by air from Zimbabwe to China, eight months after capture of 27-strong group in north-west of the country sparked outrage
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VIDEO: Cheet-ing death! Cheetah runs for its life after stalking two warthogs

VIDEO: Cheet-ing death! Cheetah runs for its life after stalking two warthogs | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The wild pigs were standing in long grass in the Masai Mara nature reserve in Kenya when the cheetah approached. However, upon spotting it they chose to fight back - chasing it away.
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The Hunter becomes the Hunted.

Warthogs turn the tables on this young cheetah...

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New hope for the world's most endangered zebra

Writer and conservation biologist Nika Levikov embarked on the team’s latest field mission led by Davidson, to the arid savannah landscape of northern Kenya to help find Grevy’s zebras and attach GPS collars. This sub-population has never before been formally documented. With GPS, their movements can be tracked and scientists can learn more about this most endangered zebra species.
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An Elephant Found The Man Who Saved Him 26 Years Ago And Their Reunion Is So Sweet

An Elephant Found The Man Who Saved Him 26 Years Ago And Their Reunion Is So Sweet | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Reunited and it feels so good.
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Africa for 8 Months Departure Video #NikelaAfrica

Africa for 8 Months Departure Video #NikelaAfrica | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Oh the People we'll meet. Oh the Wildlife we will see. #NikelaAfrica Russ and Margrit are off to Africa again helping people saving wildlife.
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Happy Birthday Margrit and THANK YOU

Happy Birthday Margrit and THANK YOU | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Life with this Wildlife nut is amazing. Margrit does her part to help Injured or Endanger Species in African by Helping People Saving Wildlife. Love you!
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African Lions the Hunter or the Hunted?

African Lions the Hunter or the Hunted? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The population of wild African lions has declined from several hundred thousand a century ago to approximately twenty thousand today.
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Help Protect Lions From Extinction

Help Protect Lions From Extinction | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Your $20 donation doubles to $40! Your $100 to $200!

It's a dire situation. Lion numbers fell 80-90% in the last century and they could be extinct by 2020. Retaliatory killing by humans is one leading cause.

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Elephants are Smarter than we think as they detect old explosive mines in Angola

Elephants are Smarter than we think as they detect old explosive mines in Angola | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Elephants appear to have learned to sniff out and avoid mines in Angola.
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Some intriguing #elephant facts

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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation grants $15 million to global conservation efforts : Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation grants $15 million to global conservation efforts : Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
In a continued effort to preserve and protect the future of our planet, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is providing $15 million in grants to organizations implementing innovative and impactful environmental projects around the globe.
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BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! A modification for Lions that might help protect them! - YouTube

Siren attached to the Motion Detection light units which are installed on the outside posts of cattle kraals to prevent lions from entering the kraals at nig...
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Marnus and his on going quest to save wild lions.

What a guy!

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ELEPHANTS - Where The Giants Still Roam

ELEPHANTS - Where The Giants Still Roam | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
THE GREATEST AFRICAN ELEPHANT CENSUS IN HISTORY TAKES TO THE SKIES
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Skye charity aims to save otters in Africa

Skye charity aims to save otters in Africa | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

A SCOTTISH charity is leading the way in otter conservation in Africa. 

 

The Skye-based International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) is rolling out its otter training workshops to the continent - after a successful similar project over the last seven years in Asia....

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Spotlight on Species Campaign to Save Endangered Wildllife

Spotlight on Species Campaign to Save Endangered Wildllife | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

JOIN US!

It started as an idea to get organized and ended up as a collaborative campaign, a Spotlight on Species.

In July we spotlight the AFRICAN ELEPHANT...

http://www.nikela.org/spotlight-on-species-campaign-to-save-endangered-wildlife/

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UK: Stepping up to protect Cumbria's birds of prey

UK: Stepping up to protect Cumbria's birds of prey | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Cumbria Police have teamed up with the Lake District Wildlife Park to help train officers about birds of prey.

There are more than one hundred and fifty laws in the UK designed to protect wildlife.

The most common crimes include poisoning, poaching and badger baiting.

Cumbria has one full-time wildlife crime officer who is responsible for dealing with a variety of offences.
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Tribute to ISILO last of the Great Tuskers - YouTube

Tribute to ISILO last of the Great Tuskers. Biggest elephant in Southern Africa dies. “Isilo” is the Zulu word for king. Isilo was the king of the elephants ...
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