More than one thousand park rangers lost their lives while on duty during the last decade. Working in harsh conditions and poorly armed, their struggle is yet decisive for the future of us all. Following the death of SAKANDE Salifou the 12th of January 2019 while patrolling in the W National Park of Burkina Faso, […]
Are cheetahs going extinct ?
The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), a Namibian foundation involved in Africa’s fastest animal protection, asked the CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna) to reclassify again the cheetah as an endangered species due to the sharp decline of their population. Studies on cheetah’s future The CCF director, Laurie Marker, insisted in […]
A few weeks ago, the governments of Namibia and Zimbabwe petitioned the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to remove elephants from Cites protection, which currently prohibits them from selling elephant ivory. They believe this prohibition, established by the International Convention in 1989, has been an extremely expensive experience without any result. Especially […]