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Botswana Acts With Boldness: Pumps Water In Dry River To Rescue Stranded Hippos

– Local conservation efforts, spearheaded by the Maun-based Save Wildlife Conservation Fund, are pumping water into the lagoon and providing daily sustenance to the hippos.  – The crisis is particularly acute at the Nxaraga lagoon near Maun, where over 200 hippos are stranded due to receding water levels.  Staff Reporter, in Gaborone Botswana Botswana’s wildlife faces a […]

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Zimbabwe investigates mysterious death of 16 buffalos in Matetsi

-Veterinaries have taken samples for testing to ascertain the cause of death of the 16 buffaloes, a ZimParks official has confirmed. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Wildlife officials in Zimbabwe have announced, some investigations are being conducted to establish the cause of the death of 16 buffalos on Tuesday this week, in Matetsi near Hwange

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Botswana launches Elephant Express bus to protect communities from wildlife attacks

-Botswana is battling with a growing human population of 2.2 million that is encroaching into protected areas, hence increased human wildlife conflict. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Botswana has launched an elephant express bus in an effort to transport the community and school children in the elephant-rich northwest area. Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi said his

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African Chiefs meet for a ‘Room to Roam’ summit at Kenya’s Amboseli National Park

– The chief official of IFAW stated that the mission is to end poaching, support communities, and rescue, rehabilitate, and release animals back into the wild. Staff Reporter Chief Alphius Msindazi Siphoso from Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe on the far left with his counterparts at Kenya’s Amboseli National Park Nairobi, Kenya (CZ) – Traditional Chiefs from East

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KAZA Elephant Survey, is launched amid Elephant mortality concerns

-The carcass ratio suggests a high level of mortality, which warrants further investigation as a potential warning sign for the health and stability, an official said. John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe (CZ) – The KAZA Elephant Survey report has been launched showing a stable 228,000 elephant population but party states are concerned that the carcass ratio

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Outrage as a Canadian company is granted permission to prospect for oil and gas in the Okavango River.

– Experts highlighted that the possible contamination of groundwater from drilling activities is of particular concern due to the area’s shallow water table. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Following the decision by the governments of Namibia and Botswana to license a Canadian corporation, ReconAfrica, to prospect for oil and gas in the Cubango Okavango

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Zimbabwe to compensate victims of human-wildlife conflict

-The Human-Wildlife Conflict Relief Fund will offer some monetary relief to victims of human-wildlife conflict, the cabinet said John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – The Zimbabwean government has given the green light for the creation, of a Human-Wildlife Conflict Relief Fund to compensate the victims. During the post-cabinet media briefing on June 6, an announcement was

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Seven orphaned elephants released to the wild in Zimbabwe

– We are happy to see wild animals rescued and successfully rehabilitated, take their first steps back to the wild, IFAW said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – Seven orphaned elephant calves, that were rescued years ago from traumatic circumstances, have been released in the wild. According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the

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