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Fallen rangers:
Deadly militia attack in Virunga

Twelve rangers have fallen victim to senseless killings in Africa’s oldest national park. Fred Kockott reports FREE TO REPUBLISH (see terms below) Virunga National Park officials say 17 people were

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Worldwide call for ban on wildlife markets

The World Health Organisation has been asked to publicly confirm the threat posed to health by the trade in wildlife, Laura du Toit reports.

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Park expansion holds hope for Africa’s big tuskers

Eight of Africa’s remaining 30 “big tuskers” live in South Africa’s Tembe Elephant Park. The park is set to expand by up to 26,000 hectares, allowing its elephant herds to

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Wildlife summit targets young

Two-hundred young people, community leaders and educators will meet this month to learn how they can help save Africa’s natural treasures. Mlu Mdletshe reports.

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Claws out at lion trade colloquium: hearing in detail

Fur flew during a two-day colloquium on captive lion breeding, hunting and the bone trade. Opinion was sharply divided among experts, officials, and lobby groups about the dangers and benefits

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Conservation doyen Hughes makes case for ethical hunting

The legal sale of rhino horn, and ethical hunting are essential conservation tools, argues Dr George Hughes.

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A short guided tour of this shithole called Africa

US President, Donald Trump, evidently called Haiti and some African countries “shitholes” not worthy of providing immigrants to America. Safarious deputy editor, Tony Weaver is proudly Shitholian, and in his

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Poverty drives poaching – warning of bloodbath

Boots on the ground will not solve South Africa’s poaching problem, says criminologist, Cath Jakins, co-organiser of the Durban chapter of yesterday’s Global March for Elephants and Rhinos.