Illegal wildlife trade itself is a troublesome company with climate change, as it is a $19-billion business worldwide. One of the most endangered animals of all from this conflict is the rhino, but we can't protect them 24/7.
Global cheetah population has dropped with just 7,100 left.
World's fastest land animal is sprinting its way to extinction, with only 7,100 individuals globally.
Abu Camp, the only facility that allows elephant back rides in the country, has been given orders to terminate its elephant back safari.
The population in sub-Saharan Africa is continuously growing, and this might put a strain on the region’s food supply. According to scientists, Africa will need to maximize yields of cereal crops if it wants to provide food to its growing population by 2050.
In yet another battle against a possible loss of a species, nature seems to be at the losing end once more. This time, with one of the world’s most iconic animals, the giraffes of Africa.
New research suggests that the Sahara desert used to be moist and green before it has turned into one of the largest deserts on Earth. An analysis and simulation of weather patterns have indicated that a majority of the Sahara Desert has experienced very heavy and continuous rains more than a thousand years ago.
Suffering a population decline of 30 percent in the past 25 years, African leopards may qualify the "endangered status" under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday.
A bacteria fossil, which dates back to almost 2.5 billion years, has been discovered in one rock formation in Gamohaan, South Africa. Scientists are impressed as it is not like many of the bacteria and microorganisms found on Earth which thrive on the presence of oxygen, a proof that it is a microorganism that existed prior the "Great Oxidation Event" in which massive amounts of oxygen dissolved into the atmosphere.
Africa is set to launch its first private satellite into space this May 2017, courtesy of the design from two teenage girls from Cape Town, South Africa.Brittany Bull and Sesam Mngqengqiswa, high schoolers from Cape Town, have designed and built payloads for such a satellite that will orbit over the planet's poles and scan Africa's surface.
To escape death from ivory poachers and legal hunters, massive numbers of elephants are flocking Chobe National Park, Botswana.
The Duke of Cambridge delivered a speech at an international convention in Vietnam, and he highlighted the need to end the worrying increase of animals being poached up to this day and age.
A new study revealed that the ancestors of modern humans who went out of Africa interacted and interbred with other forms of early humans, such as Neanderthals and Denisovans. This interbreeding helped our ancestors to develop various traits for survival.
Researchers discover just how widespread poaching still is as they found that most ivory in the black market come from elephants killed less than three years ago.