Botswana to maximize the economic contribution of wildlife

Sign up View from Westminster email expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free Westminster email offer By Keletsu Tobega for the Botswana Guardian New research recommends that increased investments in the wildlife economy would go a long way to boosting Botswana’s gross domestic product, improving the quality of livelihoods among people in both … Read more

Wildlife Conference promotes protection of sharks and other species

Confiscated shark fins were shown during a press conference in Doral, Florida, in 2020. An international conference on trade in endangered species ended Friday in Panama, with more than 500 species protected. Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press PANAMA CITY — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for … Read more

The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna … Read more

‘Left to Trash’: Wildlife officers are investigating the deaths of 8 deer and elk in San Miguel County

Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the people responsible for a series of suspected poaching incidents earlier this month. Eight deer and elk were killed within two and a half weeks and the bodies left behind. Five of the animals were killed within walking distance of the roads, … Read more

The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna … Read more

The Kenyan Samburu case

Community wildlife protection is often promoted as the ideal solution. The idea behind this approach is that people who live near wildlife can be involved in protecting it and have an interest in doing so. This results in wildlife being protected (a global biodiversity gain) and local people benefiting from conservation through tourism revenue, jobs, … Read more

Meet Purnima Devi Barman, a wildlife biologist, who has been awarded the United Nations’ highest environmental accolade

Indian wildlife biologist Purnima Devi Barman, who has dedicated her life to preserving the great stork – an endangered wetland bird – has become one of the winners of this year’s UN Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth. The awards, announced on November 22nd, are among the highest environmental awards, and Barman has been named … Read more