Ecology of fear: Cascading impacts of local extinction of large-carnivores in an African savanna ecosystem

A team of Princeton ecologists took advantage of a rare opportunity to study what happens to an ecosystem when large carnivores are wiped out. "Large carnivores play a critical, and disproportionate, role in their ecosystems, and their populations are declining...

Roads make development and conservation clash in the Serengeti

New or upgraded roads in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem around Serengeti National Park will not reduce growing pressure on the ecosystem, a study shows. A proposed Northern Serengeti all-weather tarmac road that will bisect Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage...

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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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