Pandemics like Zika and Ebola can originate in one continent and quickly spread to another. To stop outbreaks before they start, scientists are trying to identify regions conducive to the development of new disease. One target is southern China, where…
By PBS NewsHour
A mostly female anti-poaching unit known as the “Black Mambas” in South Africa won the United Nations’ top environmental prize this week.
By Larisa Epatko
While there are other labs around the globe that specialize in specific types of plants and animals, a forensics lab in Ashland, Oregon is the only one in the world dedicated to solving crimes against all kinds of wildlife.
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
Officials at South Africa's Kruger National Park have reported the first case of elephant poaching in the park in over a decade. The male elephant's corpse, stripped of its tusks, was found near the border with Mozambique.
By News Desk
By PBS NewsHour
Only about 29,000 rhinos remain in the wild today -- 73 percent of those wild rhinos are in South Africa -- and most of those live in South Africa's Kruger National Park. Authorities are desperately trying to combat a dramatic…
By Connie Kargbo
While park rangers are fighting the battle with poachers on the ground in South Africa, over the past few years ad campaigns by conservation groups have also been hitting airwaves and websites in consumer countries to discourage the consumption of…
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