57 wild elephants sold by Namibia  for export to undisclosed destinations

57 wild elephants sold by Namibia for export to undisclosed destinations

According to a statement released today by Namibia’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, the government is in the process of capturing 57 wild elephants that were auctioned off last year. Namibia had declared in December 2020, much to the chagrin of environmentalists and elephant supporters, that it would auction off 170 of its elephants […]

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New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants

New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants

Tens of thousands of African elephants are under threat from plans for a massive new oilfield in one of the continent’s last great wildernesses, experts have warned. Campaigners and conservationists fear the proposed oilfield stretching across Namibia and Botswana would devastate regional ecosystems and wildlife as well as local communities. The plans are the latest […]

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