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Diving deep when it’s wet outside

The magical kelp forest exhibit at Cape Town's Two Oceans Aquarium. Image: Two Oceans Aquarium By Lorraine Kearney 11 June 2014The cold and wet weather has...

Rare birds fill new Angolan forest

Angola’s bird population has received a boost with the news that a previously unknown tract of Afromontane forest, traditionally a haven for the feathered creatures, has been discovered.
Mount Mabu yields hidden bounty

First World Forestry Congress for Africa

Forest programme to benefit millions

A 10-year, $233-million plan to help a billion people around the world whose livelihoods depend on trees and forests, was announced on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban on Sunday.

Ugandan eco project up for award

An eco-tourism project in Uganda is in the running for an international award that recognises achievements among businesses and destinations in the travel and tourism industry.
Uganda’s media industry on a roll

First World Forestry Congress for South Africa

For the first time in its 85-year history, the World Forestry Congress will come to Africa. The congress’s next gathering, held under the auspices of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, will take place in Durban in 2015.
Ghana's world first in legal timber

African tusker now two species

Scientists feel that a lengthy debate could at last be resolved, with the recent publication in the peer-reviewed journal Public Library of Science of a study confirming that Africa has two species of elephant.
Addo's elephant fence comes down


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