400,000 African pangolins are hunted for meat every year – why it’s time to act

Pangolins, a group of unique African and Asian scaly mammals, are considered to be one of the most heavily trafficked wild mammals in the world. They are hunted and traded for their meat, scales, and other body parts, and used as traditional medicines in parts of...

Solving the mystery of Serengeti’s vanishing wild dogs

In 1991, a strange thing happened in the wilds of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti, a World Heritage Site, is home to a spectacular range of carnivores, from lions to cheetahs and more. And with more than 1.5 million zebras, wildebeests and gazelles...

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216 New Species Now Protected Under Malawi Law

Malawi Parliament last month passed new regulations that place an additional 216 species under protection.  The regulations form a critical secondary law to the National Parks and Wildlife Act (NPWA), which came into effect in 2017, and which most notably increased...

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