Nature

Born Free calls on Zambian government to call off cull of 1,250 hippo

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:13

International wildlife charity, Born Free, has warned 1,250 of Africa's increasingly rare hippopotamus, living in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, face terror and death following the Zambian government’s decision to approve a controversial ‘cull’, due to begin in a few weeks’ time.

New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 01/09/2019 - 05:45

The second part of a research report released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) highlights a range of measures being taken across the Indian Ocean region to support the sustainable development of the ocean.