Wed, 18/11/2015 - 11:34
The beauty of the Crowned Cranes makes them sought after by private collectors, captive breeding facilities and zoos all over the world. The Grey Crowned Crane’s population has significantly reduced due to their capture and trade to satisfy this demand.
Preventing Extinctions - Africa
Thu, 12/11/2015 - 10:32
The women of Manda Wilderness in Northern Mozambique are turning the earth beneath their feet into objects of beauty that could also earn them some much-welcome cash. The Manda Wilderness Bio-Diversity Project, run by the Manda Wilderness Community Trust and funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), has its main aims at protecting the Lake Niassa region, a key biodiversity area.
Tue, 10/11/2015 - 12:27
LPO/BirdLife France volunteers and journalists were physically assaulted by a man with a shovel after they attempted to remove illegal poaching traps in a village in south-east France.
Europe and Central Asia