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Human wildlife conflict

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Business / Economics

Wild Africa Fund and OneAfrica partner to Increase Awareness About Wildlife Conservation in Namibia

      Wild Africa Fund, an organisation dedicated to popularising wildlife conservation across Africa, is excited to announce its strategic partnership with OneAfrica in Namibia. This collaboration, officially launching on May 30th 2024, has already commenced with the broadcast of ‘Music for Wildlife’ concerts from Saturday 25 May 2024. This multifaceted partnership spans both television and radio, leveraging the extensive reach and influence of OneAfrica to amplify Wild Africa […]

todayMay 29, 2024 11 2

Africa

El Niño drought leaves Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba only 13% full: a disaster for people and wildlife

    By Joshua Matanzima, The University of Queensland   Water levels at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe have dropped dramatically because of the latest El Niño drought. The country’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has declared a national disaster. Historian and social scientist Joshua Matanzima grew up at Lake Kariba and has spent the past 10 years researching socioeconomic life there. He discusses the impact of the latest drought on the people of […]

todayApril 15, 2024 12

Africa

Analysis of largest elephant surveys ever shows stable population, but disturbing trends

    By Jim Tan via Mongabay   New research comparing data from the two largest-ever elephant surveys reveals the overall population in the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area is stable, but also uncovers some concerning local trends. Elephant numbers in Botswana, home to more elephants than any other country, are stable overall, but declining numbers in areas where hunting is permitted, and increasing numbers in protected areas, suggest underlying […]

todayApril 11, 2024 12

Namibia

Angolan national trampled by elephant

An Angolan national has died after being attacked by an elephant in the Uukolonkadi-Ruacana conservancy. Ministry of Environment, Forestry, and Tourism, spokesperson Romeo Muyunda says that the deceased and others were attempting to chase the elephant from a field.

todayMarch 22, 2024 6

Uncategorized

Namibian records decrease in rhino poaching: Shifeta

  The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, on Monday said in his end-of-year statement that poaching remains an issue in Namibia, despite the recorded decrease over the year 2023. According to Shifeta, 48 rhinos were poached in 2023 compaered to 92 in the previous year, while eight elephants were poached in 2023, compared to four in 2022. Wildlife conservation continues to face the challenges of poaching, habitat […]

todayDecember 19, 2023 2

Environment

Supporting the Desert Lion Conservation – A Pledge to Protect the Namib’s Icons

Desert Lion Conservation (DLC), also known as the "Desert Lion Project," stands as a beacon of hope for the preservation of an extraordinary and endangered species, the desert-adapted lions of the Northern Namib. This small non-profit organization is dedicated to a mission that not only encompasses the survival of these majestic creatures but also serves as a model for harmonious coexistence between humans and wildlife. The Desert Lion Conservation under […]

todayNovember 7, 2023 8

Africa

Namibia hosted Africa’s 1st community-led conservation congress. Where will it lead?

By Victoria Scheneider Via Mongabay Hundreds of Indigenous and local community groups, conservation organizations, governments and policymakers gathered to strategize how communities can play a bigger role in African conservation efforts, which are typically dominated by big international NGOs. However, the outcomes of the congress were vague, and some participants concluded that the dependence on large NGOs and policymakers, through equitable partnerships, was needed. Organizers say this congress is a […]

todayNovember 2, 2023 3

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