elephants

Flying elephants to Africa would be foolish meddling – The Times July 9 by Graham Boynton

Flying elephants to Africa would be foolish meddling The Times Friday July 09 2021 by Graham Boynton In an article published in The Times, journalist Graham Boynton reports that "Yet another group of sentimental urban western animal lovers has decided what is best for African wildlife, but may have neglected to tell the Africans involved about that decision. The Aspinall Foundation, whose head of...

Convention on Biological Diversity: Extend The Nagoya Protocol to Sustainable Use of Wildlife

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity: Extend The Nagoya Protocol to Sustainable Use of Wildlife by Professor Ademola Oluborode Jegede Imagine an approach to wildlife conservation that allows wildlife populations to flourish, respects the rights of local and indigenous peoples to determine their own future, and helps reduce poverty and inequality. A framework for achieving these positive...
Moreangels Mbizah

Let Africans Decide: Dr. Moreangels Mbizah and her journey in wildlife conservation

VIDEO: "Let Africans Decide" - Dr. Moreangels Mbizah and her journey in wildlife conservation In the latest of Resource Africa's series Let Africans Decide video series, Dr. Moreangels Mbizah, a member of the Community Leaders Network, reflects on her journey in wildlife conservation - from Zimbabwe's Lowveld to Oxford University and back - and emphasises the need for diverse approaches to...
resource Africa The Eden Illusion

Video: “The Eden Illusion: The Fate of Africa’s Wildlife in a post-COVID-19 World” The Conservation Imperative 2020

VIDEO: THE EDEN ILLUSION: The Fate of Africa's Wildlife in a post-COVID-19 World The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on human health, social welfare, and the economies of nations across the globe. Blanket travel restrictions, enforced to contain the virus, ensured the instant collapse of tourism worldwide. Several African nations were particularly hard hit because of tourism's high...
indigenous land rights

In the News in November

In the News - November 2020 A roundup of recommended recent articles, papers, podcasts and more The Mongabay Newscast: Indigenous land rights and the global push for land privatization A discussion about the importance of securing Indigenous land rights within the context of a global push for land privatization took place in November on the Mongabay Newscast. A study published in Nature...
CBNRM Anabeb

CBNRM Success Stories: A Namibian rural community’s historic choice of wildlife over cattle

CBNRM and a Namibian rural community’s historic choice of wildlife over cattle Published in The Chronicle, Zimbabwe on October 16, 2020, this article by Johannesburg-based journalist, Emmanuel Koro is a success story about CBNRM in action as Namibia's Anabeb community's choice to switch from cattle production to wildlife hunting has uplifted lives and restored natural resources of the...
Africa forest dwellers

COVID-19-led ban on wild meat could take protein off the table for millions of forest dwellers

COVID-19-led ban on wild meat could take protein off the table for millions of forest dwellers - Forests News. Authors: R Nasi, J Fa 2020-03 In the wake of COVID-19, conservationists have greeted China’s recent clampdown on wild animal hunting and consumption with enthusiasm. The government made the move based on scientific theories that COVID-19 was transmitted from a pangolin or a bat to...
hunting

The Dangers of Extrapolation – Hunting Revenues and Local Communities – CIC. 10-2019

Extract:  The term ‘fake news’ has become popularized over the last few years. The term refers to information, usually presented as ‘news’ that has no basis in fact but is presented as being factually accurate in a deliberate attempt to spread misinformation for propaganda purposes. Hunting is often on the receiving end of this approach to ‘news’. It is increasingly evident that this...
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