Mammifères d’Afrique – African Mammals – Revue du WEB – Mars 2022

Liens vers l’actualité WEB de la faune africaine – Links to WEB African Wildlife News.

Préservation / Conservation:

Patrols work, but community-based conservation needs a rethink.
A first for large African mammals: DNA used to count Gabon’s endangered forest elephants.
The effect of warning signs on the presence of snare traps in Ugandan rainforest.
Les aires protégées, instrument d’un « colonialisme vert » en Afrique ?
Aires protégées : quand le handicap de leur taille interroge les politiques de conservation.

Braconnage / Poaching – Trafic / Traffic – Commerce / Trade – Chasse / Hunting:

Japan continues to accelerate the decline of African elephants.
Eléphant ivory: DNA analysis offers clearest insight yet into illegal trafficking networks.
Trafic d’ivoire : remonter à la source grâce à l’ADN des éléphants tués.
NAMIBIE: suite à la vente aux enchères, 22 éléphants quittent Windhoek pour Abu Dhabi.
Uganda fails to enforce laws against wildlife crime by allowing bailed Ivory traffickers to disappear.
Namibia exports 22 Wild elephants in blatant disregard of international law.
Japan: An illegal ivory trader’s haven.
Can we plan for a future without trophy hunting?
Trophy hunters offered cut-price deals to shoot Africa’s “big five” species.

Primates:

Why Chimpanzees Are Disappearing and What We Can Do.
Are Chimpanzees Capable of Empathy?
Chimpanzees as ecosystem service providers: Seed dispersal of an economically important plant resource at Fongoli, Senegal.
Mountain gorillas need more water in a warming climate.
Civil conflict in Cameroon puts endangered chimpanzees in the crosshairs.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Kenya launches white rhino conservation plan to boost recovery.
Kenya : « réensauvagement » des bongos des montagnes, une espèce rare d’antilopes en voie de disparition.
Les girafes sont de retour : leur population se reconstitue.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

How scientists found an African bat lost to science for 40 years.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

Settlements, livestock increase threatens ngorongoro’s future.
Deforestation on the rise as poverty soars in Nigeria.