Conservation & Wildlife
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At the launch of the expo at Uganda Museum last week, Mr Herbert
Byraruhanga, the founder of Bird Uganda Safaris, said the growth of the
expo has earned them membership with the prestigious World Bird Fair
Council, a global body that promotes birding events across the world.
Uganda hosts 1,083 bird species, and hold… read more
According to a media statement by Dr Kabelo J. Senyatso, the director at the Department of Wildlife and National Parks in … read more
Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is yet again on Cloud 9 after it was named best national park in Africa, beating six other national parks from the continent in the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021.
Famed for the Wildebeest migration and a vast plain that accommodates millions of wildlife including the Big 5, Serengeti was named Afr… read more
One of the world's last two northern white rhinos, a mother and her
daughter, is being retired from a breeding programme aimed at saving the
species from extinction, scientists said on Thursday. Najin,
32, is the mother of Fatu who is now the only donor left in the
programme, which aims to implant artificially developed embryos into
… read more
The conservation of Elephants in Kenya has received a major boost after the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife announced that it had mobilised 16.5 million shillings towards this initiative against the target of 100 million within the financial year 2021 – 2022.
This announcement was made during the inaugural Magical Kenya Tembo Namin… read more
Blood Lions, along with other animal rights partner organisations, have
sent out an open letter, along with a petition signed by more than 75
000 people, urging Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Creecy, to
plan for a ‘New Deal for People and WIldlife.’ The full press release
‘Dear Honourable Minister Creecy and D… read more
Rhino and elephant poaching continues to significantly decline this year in Namibia. According to the latest figures released by the country's Mi… read more
Cheetahs are set to return to the plains of Maputo Special Reserve in
Southern Mozambique for the first time in 60 years. Four of the
endangered big cats, sourced from game reserves in South Africa, have
been transported to holding bomas within the reserve.
The four cheetahs will undergo an acclimatisation period, before being … read more
Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR), the state-owned enterprise mandated to run the tourism facilities within the protected areas of Namibia… read more
Kenya has announced that it has raised 16.5 million shillings
($149,000) towards the conservation of elephants against the target of
$900,000 within the current financial year that ends in June 2022.
Najib Balala, cabinet secretary of the Ministry of Tourism and
Wildlife, said that the funds were raised from corporate and individua… read more