Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way?
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Is Africa The Next Economic Frontier? At what expense?

Is Africa The Next Economic Frontier? At what expense? | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Many sources indicate that the continent is on its way up, but they must be assessed with caution.
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Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way?
Exploring the struggle between humans and wildlife to coexist
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What is human-wildlife conflict and how can we diminish it?

What is human-wildlife conflict and how can we diminish it? | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Probably predators like lions biggest threat to survival, human-wildlife conflict rages across Africa like a bush fire out of control.
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 Botswana elephants shocked to death - update

 Botswana elephants shocked to death - update | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Reuters reports that the elephants died after they knocked down overhead power lines while jostling to drink water from a leaking pipe supplying water to villagers, according to the director of Wildlife and National Parks, Otisitswe Tiroyamodimo.
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Double Whammy! How lights save lions and livestock in Tanzania

Double Whammy! How lights save lions and livestock in Tanzania | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Human wildlife conflict is on the rise and the folks with the Tanzania Lion Illumination Project have found that lights save lions from being killed by farmers.
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Why lions could soon be extinct in Kenya

Why lions could soon be extinct in Kenya | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Narok County to demand Sh10,000 for every cow seized in the reserve.
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The Happy and the Sad about wildlife in Amboseli National Park Kenya - YouTube

We'd always wanted to visit Amboseli National Park in Kenya and see wildlife with Kilimanjaro in the background. Well, its as amazing as the photos you see
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Illegal bushmeat hunters compete with predators and threaten wild herbivore populations in a global tourism hotspot - Conservation Action Trust

Illegal bushmeat hunters compete with predators and threaten wild herbivore populations in a global tourism hotspot - Conservation Action Trust | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
ABSTRACT Illegal bushmeat hunting is a global threat to wildlife, but its secretive and unregulated nature undermines efforts to mitigate its impacts on wildlife and wildlife-based industries. We investigated the scale of illegal bushmeat hunting in the Okavango Delta, Botswana (~20,000 km2) to assess its potential contribution to wildlife population declines. Approximately 1,800 illegal huntersRead More
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This Giant Beached Whale is Filled With Plastic Trash … Literally

This Giant Beached Whale is Filled With Plastic Trash … Literally | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
“Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call,” Greenpeace Philippines writes on their Facebook page about the great whale, “look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.”
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USING FIREWORKS TO SAVE ELEPHANTS IN TANZANIA

Using fireworks and chili powder to save elephants? That's exactly what's happening in northern Tanzania where Honeyguide Foundation has developed a four-step…
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Stray dogs help endangered cheetahs cheat death

Stray dogs help endangered cheetahs cheat death | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Cheetahs are on the precipice of extinction, yet small homeless mutts - found on the street - may be one of the keys to their survival.
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Video captures moment plastic enters food chain - BBC News

A video captures the moment plankton ingest a plastic microfibre.
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By night, hunters would blast red wolves into extinction

By night, hunters would blast red wolves into extinction | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
The red wolf is our snow leopard, our giant panda, our Siberian tiger (actually all three of those species have much larger wild populations than red wolves). But rather than trying to save the red wolf, a few of the political leaders of North Carolina are actively trying to finish it off.
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Gone Forever? 8 Animals We Said Goodbye to in 2016

Gone Forever? 8 Animals We Said Goodbye to in 2016 | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
The first animal known to have gone extinct due to climate change is on this list!
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Pokot gunmen invade Laikipia conservancy, kill wild animals

Pokot gunmen invade Laikipia conservancy, kill wild animals | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Several wild animals have been killed during raids by suspected Pokot herdsmen on Mugie conservancy and other parts of Laikipa. On Monday night, heavily-armed militias shot up and set fires to farms as they drove vast herds of cattle into the private 49,000-acre conservancy. The attackers used guns, spears, arrows and rungus against workers and guards. Unconfirmed reports indicated at least one staff member was shot in the ambush.
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A Surprising Visit to see the Vanishing Deseret Lions of Namibia - Part 2 of 4

A Surprising Visit to see the Vanishing Deseret Lions of Namibia - Part 2 of 4 | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Izak and Inki love the desert lions of Namibia and do much to help resolve the ever present human wildlife conflicts that ends with dead lions.
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Huge effort relocating elephants to save a mango crop

Huge effort relocating elephants to save a mango crop | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
To save mango crops adjoining the famous Kruger National Park required relocating elephants who’d broken through a fence.
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Zimbabwe to release 1mln ha of protected land for mining

Zimbabwe to release 1mln ha of protected land for mining | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
BULAWAYO, July 19 (The Source) — Zimbabwe is planning to release one million hectares of protected land to small-scale gold miners across the country to boost production, Mines and Development deputy minister, Fred Moyo has said, a development that threatens wildlife areas.Moyo told journalists at the on-going Mining, Engineering and Transport (Mine Entra) expo that…
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How Spoor Surveys can save Lions and other predators in Namibia

How Spoor Surveys can save Lions and other predators in Namibia | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Just because you don’t see the lions doesn’t mean they aren’t there and that’s why spoor surveys are critical to save predators and other wildlife.
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Last of the famous lion brothers is killed in Namibia

Last of the famous lion brothers is killed in Namibia | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Tullamore, one of the pride made famous in the documentary 'Vanishing Kings', is reported to have been killed alongside a lioness and two cubs in the Oknogue area of Namibia.
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Hwange Lion Killings Undermine Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Hwange Lion Killings Undermine Wildlife Conservation Efforts | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
With the numbers ever decreasing lion killings by farmers and villagers continue in Zimbabwe and other African countries.
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Breaking News for Wild Lions in Northern Namibia

Breaking News for Wild Lions in Northern Namibia | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Did you know protecting wild lions in their natural environment is the absolute best way to preserve the species long term?
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UPDATE: Woman killed by elephant in Kruger after attack by herd 

UPDATE: Woman killed by elephant in Kruger after attack by herd  | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
SANParks has confirmed that an elephant killed a woman yesterday in the veld close to Mopani Camp in the Kruger National Park and badly injured another after a herd of elephants attacked them.
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Sad situation. My question is what were the humans doing in such close proximity to the elephants?
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Bald Eagles Keep Dying And No One's Talking About It

Bald Eagles Keep Dying And No One's Talking About It | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Bald eagles get poisoned all the time — and the U.S. government just put them in even more danger.
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Why the praised biodiversity notion is not working in Africa

Why the praised biodiversity notion is not working in Africa | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
This commentary on the biodiversity notion is based on what we saw and learned during our months living in Malawi, Kenya and Tanzania.
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2 ways we're killing our birds of prey around the world one old one new

2 ways we're killing our birds of prey around the world one old one new | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Birds of prey are all around us but largely go unnoticed as do the threats killing them around the world.
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Study: Time To Reform Rogue Wildlife Agency

Study: Time To Reform Rogue Wildlife Agency | Human-Wildlife Conflict: Who Has the Right of Way? | Scoop.it
Green types are lauding federal agencies these days, but this agency is being shut out of the lovefest. And for good reason.
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