China bans Ivory imports for 1 year to protect Elephants

chinaChina imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens’ huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants. Continue reading China bans Ivory imports for 1 year to protect Elephants

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Conservationists protest UWA killing of lion

lion-150x150A lion that was shot and killed by rangers of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in Bukanga, Isingiro district- western Uganda has attracted angry reactions from wildlife conservationists. “I was ready to go and rescue the lion,” said Siefert Ludwig, a Makerere University lecturer and lion expert. Continue reading Conservationists protest UWA killing of lion