This study is the first record of the use of animal products in traditional medicine in Angola. Data were obtained by performing interviews with the users of these products who use parts derived from wild mammals to treat 12 diseases. It was found that one or more products that were derived from the same species can be used to treat a variety of diseases, showing the versatility of the species. All the taxa used for animal-derived therapies in the study area are also used in other African countries, often for the treatment of the same illnesses.

Giving nod to include representatives from every organisation in the coordination committee, Fadnavis got experts to dispel fears about pollution likely to be caused by the oil refinery.

In the arid far-western region of South Africa is a vast flatland covered with white quartzite gravel known as the Knersvlakte – Afrikaans for “Gnashing Plain” – because it sounds like grinding tee

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government has banned camp fires, loud music and plastic in resorts, homestays and hotels located near eco-sensitive zones.

This exercise to continue for the next 5 days.a

The government today prohibited the imports of red sanders, an endangered species of wood.

The Cape Three Points Forest Reserve in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region, considered to be a Globally Significant Biodiversity Area (GSBA), is now under serious threat.

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow since 2 July has decided to take Como' National Park, the Ivorian World Heritage site, off the List of World Heritage in Danger following improvements

The stability of Cape Town's climate on the southern tip of Africa has enabled it to become home to approximately 3000 species of plants, 361 species of birds and 83 species of mammals.

Villagers clear mangrove forest to take up aqua culture.

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