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Botswana says yes again to Elephant Hunting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources, Conservation, and Tourism announced the ban overturn on Elephant Hunting in a Facebook statement ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Kenya’s Tourism Secretary: More visitors and fewer dead elephants

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Last year, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Tourism Najib Balala met his goal of welcoming over two million visitors to Kenya ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. ... Read More

A bat which looks like actor Lance Bass in Greater Mekong Region

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- December 13, 2018

A bat which looks like singer/actor Lance Bass, a gibbon named for Luke Skywalker, and a toad which seems to ... Read More

Revenge killings of elephant shock Kenya

editor editor- July 15, 2011

(eTN) - News emerged from conservation sources in Nairobi that members of a gang of poachers, allegedly led by one ... Read More

Akagera park rangers killed by poachers

editor editor- December 10, 2010

(eTN) - The menace of poaching has finally reached Rwanda in its worst form, when reports reached early this week ... Read More

More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa

editor editor- December 7, 2009

Information received indicates that in recent weeks over one and a half tons of ivory has been confiscated and recovered ... Read More

Former poachers and militants promote tourism in Assam

editor editor- September 16, 2009

Manas National Park (Assam) - Having realised the futility of violence, many individuals who were into poaching or worked as ... Read More