Conservation Action Trust News

West Coast seismic oil survey a threat to marine food chain

The surveys are scheduled to take up to five months, starting in the next few months, reports the Conservation Action Trust.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Zambia will cull hippo despite global backlash

The controversial hunt was approved again by Zambia's Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW), Conservation Action Trust reported The "cull" has been suspended a number of times since 2015, as not only international conservation authorities, but also Zambia's own scientific research advise against it, noting that previous culls have only served to increase the population growth rate.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

NSPCA quits Joburg Zoo ethics committee in protest over Lammie the Elephant

The National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) has quit the Johannesburg Zoo's Animal Ethics Committee after being excluded from decisions regarding Lammie the Elephant, the Conservation Action Trust reports.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 24, 2019

PICS: Pangolins in peril: The world's most illegally traded mammal

Conservation Action Trust Slowly, the tiny ball in the wooden crate began to unwind.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 21, 2019