Zambia wil sieraden van ivoor legaliseren

Zambia wil traditionele sieraden van ivoor Armbanden van ivoorlegaliseren. De Zambia Wildlife Authority Wet ( ZAWA) moet worden herzien omdat het contraproductief werkt bij verschillende tradities van diverse stammen. Dat heeft de Zambiaanse minister voor Toerisme en Kunsten, Sylvia Masebo gezegd.

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IFAW: Elephant population halved in Cameroon

At least 50 per cent of the elephant population of Cameroon’s Bouba Ndjida National Park is dead, says IFAW, the International Fund for Animal Welfare . They have been killed in a bloody poaching spree by horseback bandits.   [Lees meer…]

In 20 jaar niet zoveel olifanten gestroopt

Despite recent attempts by soldiers in Cameroon to stop the mass slaughter of elephants, poachers are continuing to kill the animals in record numbers, the World Wildlife Fund said Thursday.  Tom Milliken, director of the wildlife trade monitoring netwerk TRAFFIC: “There has been an increased poaching assault like we haven’t seen in two decades.”

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Care-Centre for orphaned rhino babies

South Africa is to be home to the first specialist, dedicated, non-commercial care-centre for baby rhinos orphaned by the shocking poaching for rhino horns.

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SOS voor de olifant in Kameroen

Mid last month, news came from the North Region that as many as 200 elephants had been killed by poachers in the Boubanjida National Park in January and early February alone. [Lees meer…]