Video: How tourism is helping Rwanda’s gorillas, ex-poachersRwanda’s National Volcano Park, home of the endangered mountain gorilla, has actively recruited former poachers to work in the booming ecotourism trade.
DR Congo: Soco halts oil exploration in Virunga parkEnvironmental campaigners are celebrating after a UK oil firm agreed to stop exploration in Africa's oldest national park. The World Wildlife Fund had kept up the battle to ge...
How technology helps the fight against wildlife crimeFighting wildlife crime, the high-tech way. This week, #TECH24 explains what the Wildlife Crime Technology Project is all about. Plus: a selection of apps to help you take care of...
A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in AlgeriaAlgeria votes to keep Abdelaziz Bouteflika as president, but opposition politicians cry foul and say they will not accept the results.
Belgian head of wildlife reserve shot in DR CongoEmmanuel de Merode, the Belgian head of Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, suffered gunshot wounds in an ambush on Tuesday. Park officials say his injuries...
France In Focus
FRANCE IN FOCUS
Politics: Challenges ahead for new PMThis week, President François Hollande reshuffles his government following the Socialist Party’s poor showing at local elections. Manuel Valls becomes the new Prime Minister. Holla...
Down To Earth
DOWN TO EARTH
Uganda: Bushmeat poachers repentTo save Uganda's chimpanzees, former poachers are going on a hunt to find wire traps inside the country's largest tropical rainforest.
Violence continues in CAR on eve of president's inaugurationAt least 10 people are killed in clashes between ex-rebels and Christian militia in the capital of Central African Republic. The new leader, due to be sworn in tomorrow, hopes to r...
Rhino hunting permit sells for thousands in TexasA permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino sold Saturday night for $350,000 (€256,000) at a Dallas auction held to raise money for conservation efforts but widely criticise...
France pledges to boost troop numbers in Central African RepublicThe UN issues a call to action over spiralling violence in Central African Republic as France promises to boost its military presence in the country. Also, the International Crimin...
The role of CCTV footage in capturing Paris gunmanWith a suspect now in custody, Twitter users react to suggestions that CCTV surveillance cameras played a pivotal role in his capture. Also, hundreds of thousands sign a petition t...
EU bans three bee-harming pesticides for two yearsEnvironmentalists hailed a "victory for bees" on Monday after the European Union voted for a ban on several nerve-agent pesticides blamed for the dramatic decline in glob...