Tag Archive: Conservation

The Secrets Behind Rwanda’s Conservation Comeback

Rwanda, a landlocked country in central Africa, is perhaps best known for its devastating history of war and genocide. Environmentally, the war had harsh impacts, as the massive migration of people to refugee camps placed significant stress on the surrounding ecosystem….
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Black Rhinos Survive in the Deserts of Namibia

Black Rhino in Namibia

Due largely to the high value of powdered rhino horns in traditional Chinese medicine, poachers killed 98 percent of the rhinos in Africa between 1960 and 1995. Even now, rhino populations continue to decline rapidly around the world. In 2011, both a…
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