UK trophy hunting import ban not supported by rural Africans – Mongabay Commentary

UK trophy hunting import ban not supported by rural Africans - Mongabay While a UK bill to ban the import of hunting trophies enjoys popular support there, rural Africans directly affected by such decisions are voicing opposition. In an article submitted as a Commentary piece by community conservation practitioners and professionals in Namibia and published in Mongabay on February 11, 2022, the...
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Khama to host international conference on poaching and human wildlife conflict

In a Press Release dated February 3, 2020 and published in Botswana's newspaper The Parrot Online: "Botswana’s former President, His Excellency Dr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama announced plans in March, 2020 to host an international conference to examine and share methods to mitigate human wildlife conflict and strategies to combat poaching in Africa. General Khama, an avid conservation enthusiast...
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Yahoo Japan ends trade of ivory

Al Jazeera reported the decision by Yahoo Japan to end the trade of ivory from November, 2019. The announcement was published on its website and came as a result of pressure from conservationists. Yahoo Japan corporation says it will ban the sale of ivory on the country's largest online auction site, two years after its two largest domestic competitors made a similar pledge.In a statement on...
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