Africa News

Humans hunted giant lemurs to extinction

Humans ate giant lemurs to extinction Humans ate giant lemurs to extinction wildmadagascar.org November 14, 2005 Madagascar's first inhabitants probably hunted the island's largest animals to extinction according to research…

African lakes disappearing find UN survey

African lakes disappearing finds UN survey African lakes disappearing -- UN survey UNEP news release November 1, 2005 Nairobi, 31 October 2005 – The dramatic and, in some cases damaging…

Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers

Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers Hunting ban threatens Congo forest dwellers IRIN October 31, 2005 A blanket animal hunting ban has made life even more difficult for the Baka…

Madagascar educational resource launched

Madagascar educational resource launched Madagascar educational resource launched wildmadagascar.org October 15, 2005 Madagascar chameleon WildMadagascar.org, a leading information site on Madagascar, today announced the availability of educational materials to help…

Deforestation and erosion starving Malawi

Deforestation and erosion starving Malawi Deforestation and erosion starving Malawi by Ed Stoddard, Reuters October 13, 2005 CHIKWAWA, Malawi - Jennifer Chikapa is carting Malawi's future away on her head.…

First megatransect of Madagascar completed

First megatransect of Madagascar completed Group completes first megatransect of Madagascar Rhett A. Butler, wildmadagascar.org September 27, 2005 Sorensen looking at the road ahead in Madagascar Map of the route…

WCS supports new primate protection agreement

WCS supports new primate protection agreement WCS supports new primate protection agreement WCS press release September 15, 2005 NEW YORK (Sept. 13, 2005) - The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society…