ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

12-Jul-2019 to 17:28

Mozambique: No elephant poached in Niassa wildlife park in a year

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — After years of rapidly shrinking numbers, wildlife experts at Mozambique's Niassa Reserve marked a year without a single elephant dying at the hands of poachers driven by red-hot demand for ivory from fast-growing Asian economies such as China and Vietnam, APA can report on Friday,

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09-Jul-2019 to 10:02

Saving Kenya's endangered Mountain Bongo antelopes

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya's ministry of Tourism and Wildlife is embarking on its so-called National Recovery and Action Plan to save the critically endangered Mountain Bongo population.

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04-Jul-2019 to 08:10

UNESCO wants Kenya coal plant project halted

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — This week in Baku, Azerbaijan, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee will finalise its recommendations regarding the threat of large-scale infrastructure projects to Kenya’s Lamu Old Town and its heritage status.

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27-Jun-2019 to 14:38

Liberia: EPA, UNDP launch climate risk assessment report today

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have launched Liberia’s Climate Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Report for the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors in Gbarnga, Bong County central Liberia.

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27-Jun-2019 to 08:31

Environmentalists celebrate cancellation of $2 billion Kenya coal project

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Activists and environmentalists are overwhelmed with joy after the National Environment Tribunal (NET) on Wednesday cancelled the license issued by the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to Amu Power for the environmental impact assessment for the proposed controversial $2 billion Lamu Coal Power Plant.

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25-Jun-2019 to 15:31

Botswana: Putting wildlife beneficiation to the test

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has resolved to commit itself to ensuring that more locals have a major stake in the country's wildlife economy, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Tuesday.

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25-Jun-2019 to 14:12

Botswana to engage Angola on elephant conservation, relocation

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana is set to engage Angola to find a lasting solution to the management of their elephant herds, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Tuesday.

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