African Climate Centres Win European Windfall

The European Union (EU) has teamed up with African governments to fund local climate research centres and help the continent prepare for natural disasters.

SA, EU Discuss Climate Change

South Africa and the European Commission on Thursday, 16 July 2015, stressed the importance of intensifying urgent action to address the issue of climate challenge at international, regional, national and grassroots levels.

Livestreaming Cameras Implanted in Rhino Horns to Fight Poaching

Rhinoceros poaching has seen a dramatic increase in the last few years, and conservationists have been stepping up their efforts to fight this scourge by turning to new technologies like motion-triggered, satellite-connected remote cameras and drones.

Cleaning up SA for a Sustainable Future

From 14-19 September this year, South Africans will once again be encouraged to clean up and recycle in their environment as part of annual National Clean-Up and Recycle Week.

Mine-Detecting Elephants in Angola

Elephants had it rough during Angola’s long civil war.

Conservationists to send 7 lions to Rwanda

A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago.

Central Africa: Wildlife Future Hangs in the Balance

An extraordinary conference of the Organization for Wildlife Conservation in Africa and the 15th meeting of the 10 member Congo Forest Basin has ended in Yaounde with a statement of intent to save Africa’s wildlife whose future, the documents authors say, is threatened.

Skye charity aims to save otters in Africa

The Skye-based International Otter Survival Fund (IOSF) is rolling out its otter training workshops to the continent – after a successful similar project over the last seven years in Asia.

Mozambique to fight poaching by destroying large stockpile of confiscated ivory, rhino horn

Mozambique plans to destroy more than one ton of confiscated ivory as well as 53 rhino horns to show its resolve in the fight against poaching, a New York-based conservation group said Saturday.

Costa Rica Is Now Running On 100% Renewable Electricity

In March, the government announced that the country has been running on nothing but renewable electricity in 2015.