Today, April 30, concludes the four-day International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo.
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and a number of other wildlife groups have signed onto a Statement of Concern addressed to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urging Japan to ban all domestic trade in ivory.
Today begins a four-day conference in Congo-Brazzaville wherein attending parties aim to develop a common roadmap for combating wildlife crime across Africa.
On April 25, conservationists from Central and West Africa will embark on a week-long trek through Cameroon’s Dja Faunal Reserve to determine levels of biodiversity and human activity in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A magistrate’s court in Zambia has sentenced five men to five years in jail after they were arrested by the Zambia Wildlife Authority’s (ZAWA’s) Intelligence and Investigations Unit (IIU) in February.