News: Eastern & Southern Africa Programme
World Heritage Sites now ‘no-go’ for Total
Total to stay out of World Heritage Sites while Soco plans seismic testing in Virunga.
Kenya losing billions to illegal fishing by foreign vessels
Coastal East Africa's largest economy Kenya is losing billions of shillings annually to foreigners ...
New Tanzania Cabinet Should Address Poaching Urgently
Conservation organizations WWF and TRAFFIC are extremely alarmed by the dramatic rise in poaching ...
Rhino poaching statistics highlight need for action against crime
Record number of rhino poaching deaths in South Africa last year
Today’s gorilla protectors reflect on Dian Fossey’s legacy
Mountain gorilla conservation comes into focus as Google honours pioneering primatologist
WWF statement on DRC oil code negotiations
Complexities of Ruvuma landscape and the scenario planning process
The Ruvuma landscape covers Ruvuma, Mtwara, Lindi and Morogoro regions in southern Tanzania and ...
Construction begins on new Virunga hydropower plant
Virunga is a step closer to a sustainable future as construction begins on a new multi-million ...
Local pressure mounts against oil in Virunga
Citizens concerned about Soco's planned oil exploration in Virunga National Park are asking for ...
Elephant poaching remains alarmingly high despite modest decline
UN data shows 22,000 elephants killed in 2012, down from 25,000 in 2011, but still far too many.