The ugly face of the crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) takes centre stage in the French press this morning as several papers publish a gruesome photograph of a suspected spy from the ...
France publicly destroyed three tonnes of illegally seized ivory on Thursday to show its commitment to stopping the poaching of African elephants.
French officials destroyed some three tonnes of ivory in public on Thursday as part of an effort to stop the illegal trade. France is the first European country to do so.
France is to burn three tonnes of ivory as part of the fight against poaching. Paris pledged to destroy its ivory stocks and increase fines on traffickers of endangered species.
Elephant poaching is on the rise. New figures show that the illegal trade in ivory could wipe out 20 percent of Africa's elephants in the next ten years.
Park rangers protecting endangered wildlife have to deal with well-armed gangs of poachers in Africa and around the world.
Paris police have arrested a man for breaking into a museum and cutting off an elephant’s tusk with a chainsaw on Friday night.
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Poaching in Cameroon, a possible free trade agreement between two Kenya and Tanzania and breaking off an engagement in Nigeria, are all stories in some of Africa's papers today.
Latest figures show that over the past nine years the number of lions in Kenya has dropped from 2,700 to some 2,000.