Spots of hope: Some good news for South Africa’s cheetahs

Spots of hope: Some good news for South Africa’s cheetahs

DURBAN, South Africa — South Africa is home to around 1,300 of the world’s roughly 7,100 remaining cheetahs. It’s also the only country in the world with significant cheetah population growth, thanks largely to a nongovernmental conservation project that depends on careful and intensive human management of small, fenced-in cheetah populations. Because most of the […]

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Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Chinese mining firms in Zimbabwe pose threat to endangered species, say experts

Rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and other endangered species face a new threat in Zimbabwe’s Hwange national park: Chinese mining companies. Zhongxin Coal Mining Group and Afrochine Smelting have received permission from the government to begin environmental impact assessments for drilling, land clearance, road building and geological surveys at two proposed sites inside the park, which is […]

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Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

Petitions: Poachers in India Continue Killing Animals Despite Lockdowns

With humans on lockdown, there have been some victories for nature and animals. For instance, pollution has decreased and animals are living life more freely. Animals have been seen roaming and exploring without the interference of too many humans. However, even with lockdowns and businesses closed down and people staying home, there are still humans […]

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