The 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties has voted to end practice of removing live African elephants from the wild for export to captive facilities. CITES is the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.
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The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions.
Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2019
In the last 25 years alone, Africa has lost half its wild lion population, pushing the species closer to extinction. In order to accurately quantify the numbers and population trends of the African Lion, and document its presence or absence across its range, a new knowledge hub has been launched by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), under the auspices of the Cat Specialist Group (CSG) of the IUCN's Species Survival Commission.
16 Aug 2019
In partnership with household appliance companies and retailers, The Appliance Bank (TAB) is helping provide income-generating opportunities for SA's unemployed men. By donating their customer-returned merchandise and other products, companies such as Clicks, Checkers Hyper Stores and Home of Living Brands are supporting its efforts.
15 Aug 2019