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Overzealous conservationists block progress at CITES meet
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Mozambique has become the fifteenth African nation to grant fishing rights to the European Union (EU). Under the pact, European vessels will be allowed to catch tuna and shrimp off the country's

Marine species likely to top CITES meet agenda


PILE OF PERIL: Toxic waste from piles of unused pesticides in Africa is threatening people's health and the environment. Despite several clean-up measures by the Rome-based Food and Agriculture

The World Bank (wb) has cleared the construction of a 1,045-kilometre oil pipeline from Chad in central Africa to Cameroon's Atlantic coast. The move flies in the face of environmental concerns

Gabon is finally waking up to the significance of protecting its wildlife habitat. This African country, which did not have a single national park till now, has decided to leave aside a full 10 per

Africa s lax biopiracy laws leave its rich biodiversity exposed

ENERGY MINE Let's assume you have nothing to do with the demand or supply of energy. But one morning you wake up and feel an urge to find out about the strategic importance of the port of