ENVIRONNEMENT | ENVIRONMENT

17-Jun-2016 to 12:24

S/African elephants stray into Swaziland

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland has welcomed 68 elephants which strayed from South Africa, hardly six months after selling 17 to the United States, APA reports on Friday.

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16-Jun-2016 to 22:23

W/Bank, JICA bankroll Mozambique forestry inventory

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The World Bank and the Japanese International cooperation Agency (JICA) will jointly provide Mozambique with $1.3 million to support the Fourth National Forestry Inventory.

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15-Jun-2016 to 22:10

Namibia: Chissano urges drastic measures to curtail climate change

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano on Wednesday called for new strategies to deal with the adverse effects of climate change.

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14-Jun-2016 to 18:25

“Africa Big Five” top six of traded endangered species - report

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — African elephants, leopards and lions as among four of the continent’s so-called Big Five animals belong to the top six most traded endangered species worldwide, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) disclosed in a report on Tuesday.

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13-Jun-2016 to 14:36

Mozambican wildlife authorities bemoan elephant poaching

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Wildlife authorities in Mozambique have expressed concern over increased poaching of elephants in Magoe district in Tete province, APA learns here on Monday.

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10-Jun-2016 to 13:08

Namibia, Angola to establish new trans-frontier park

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibian President Hage Geingob and his Angolan counterpart José Eduardo dos Santos are expected to sign a conservation treaty to establish a new transfrontier park.

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09-Jun-2016 to 16:40

Kenya airport holds world record for illegal ivory seizures -IATA report

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Seventeen percent of illegal ivory seized worldwide in the past seven years was confiscated at Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, a damning report released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) disclosed on Thursday.

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