The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court has set February 19, this year, to make a ruling on an economic sabotage case facing three accused persons including a Chinese national, Yang Feng Glan, 66.
Want to spend some time with a cute rhino and his friends? Do you want to find out how they spend the day, what games they play, their pastimes, and their problems? Watch the Brother Rhinoceros videobook, a beautiful Wild Nature Institute project realized with the support of the PAMS Foundation. You'll have a lot of fun and discover many new things about these fantastic animals! ... See more
Congratulations to FZS and all those they work with
2018 was a great year for FZS Zambia's North Luangwa Conservation Programme! For the first time in many years we recorded ZERO POACHED elephants 🐘 inside the Park and over 50% reduction of elephant poaching in the adjoining game management areas, over an area of 22,000sqkm. Tremendous amount of work from every department and everyone made this possible, which is no mean feat in the current elephant poaching crisis. 👉 Take a look at this short video, a testimony that #ConservationWorks.... #MakingConservationCount #ConservationOptimism ... See more
“I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful – an endless prospect of magic and wonder.” -- Ansel Adams
Big animals like elephants must need lots of sleep. This is the equation we think of when thinking about these great animals, however, scientists say elephants sleep very little, even going without sleep for days. And also, do they sleep standing or lying on the ground? Find out in this new article... ... See more
According to a Wits study wild African elephants sleep for the shortest time of any mammal.
Shaziri Adam who works with PAMS Foundation’s Ruvuma Elephant Project is not only staff but also a community member in Mchomoro village, one of the villages part of the Mbarang’andu Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Namtumbo district. Shaziri spends most of his time in the field, helping his fellow farmers to protect their crops from being raided by elephants by using chili fences. During his duties he also comes across some natural foods like mushrooms which are mostly found during rainy season. There are a lot of wild foods found within the villages across the protected area, the land is supporting almost every crop. ... See more
A look at the consequences of political choices on the natural world. Are policy choices always in line with conservation needs? Most of the time no, and this is because the apparent needs of some classes of voters are much stronger than those of scientists who illustrate the possible consequences of those choices, even ones that can negatively impact the economy. The case of Mauritius is a sad and emblematic one that makes us reflect on the need to make scientific results the subject of dialogue in society and on our need to become strong influencers in political choices… ... See more
Killing an endangered species
Laughing with the rules of nature... Thanks www.greenhumor.com
Hong Kong's illegal wildlife trade is contributing to a global extinction crisis. Every year millions of live animals, plants and their derivatives are illegally trafficked into and through Hong Kong, by transnational companies and organized crime syndicates. A new study enter in the detail defining the the Hong Kong's contribute to the illegal trade… ... See more
A study focusing on the type and volume of seizures relating to illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong over the last five years illustrates the city's central role in global wildlife trafficking and the extent and nature of the associated criminality. It identifies clearly, how future policy and enforc... ... See more
“We are seeds as well as parasites to the earth. We can either give or take, depending on our perception of growth.” - Zephyr McIntyre
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