National and international NGOs from around the world have asked more than two dozen banks not to finance a 1,445-kilometer (898-mile) pipeline to shuttle oil from fields in Uganda to a port on Tanzania’s coast. The groups contend that the project is already impinging on communities and exacerbating poverty in the region. Their representatives also […]
Twice a year, thousands of members of South Africa’s Nazareth Baptist Church clothe themselves in spots and walk to their holy grounds in KwaZulu-Natal province to take up a dance. Following the swell of horns and the pounding of a drum, more than 1,500 male dancers move together, their stamping feet and upraised arms swinging in […]
After the hunting of some of the big lions near Hwange, this amazing young male lion (Panthera leo) looks set to start his own pride in the area. Let’s hope he has a better fate. Photo taken at Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.
On November 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lifted a ban on the U.S. import of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. The president put a hold on the order two days later, calling trophy hunting in a tweet a “horror show.” He has yet to make a final determination regarding the USFWS order. […]
Raw power is unleashed on the plains as this coalition of young male Lions (Panthera leo) fends off any and all invaders of their new territory. With Little Vumbura Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana.