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A conservation success story for Arabuko-Sokoke Forest

Plans to conduct exploratory gas and oil surveys within Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, Kenya, have been suspended following fierce opposition from conservationists, local communities and local nature authorities. Arabuko- Sokoke Forest is the largest remnant of coastal forest in East Africa and is home to many endangered species, including four mammals and six birds. The golden-rumped sengi […]

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Caught on camera: new footage displays mating behaviour of the purple frog

The purple frog (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis) is currently listed as the world’s 4th most Evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered amphibian species. This unusual frog has a limited distribution, confined to the Western Ghats mountain range in India. For the first time, video footage of the mating behaviour of this species has been released, airing as part of the […]

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Roll with the pangolins to raise awareness of the world’s most trafficked mammal

This week Angry Birds has teamed up with United for Wildlife to bring you a one off exclusive ‘Roll with the Pangolins’ tournament, aimed at raising awareness of the threat these animals face from poaching. Found in tropical regions across Africa and Asia, the eight living species of pangolin are all implicated in the illegal […]

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