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Entries for December 2020

Elephant Trench Reduces Crop Raids, Improves Community Livelihoods and Inspires Communities to Love Wildlife

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Elephant Trench Reduces Crop Raids, Improves Community Livelihoods and Inspires Communities to Love Wildlife
(December 17, 2020)   -   Karegyesa Deo (40 years) is a subsistence farmer and wildlife conservationist. He lives with his extended family (his wife, 10 children, five grandchildren and three daughters-in-law) in Nyanga Subcounty that[...]

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RESTORING HOPE IN THE MIDST OF LIONS

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RESTORING HOPE IN THE MIDST OF LIONS
(December 14, 2020)   -   Mariam (64 years) is a subsistence farmer. She lives with five grandchildren in the Southern Sector, popularly known as Ishasha Sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP). While this is Mariam’s home, it neighbours the National Park [...]

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Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Embarks on the Development of a CITES e-Permitting System for Uganda to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

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Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Embarks on the Development of a CITES e-Permitting System for Uganda to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade
(December 14, 2020)   -   KAMPALA, Uganda: The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities launched the development of an electronic CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild […]

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SUCCESS STORY: JACOB-THE LION SURVIVES POACHER’S TRAP

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SUCCESS STORY: JACOB-THE LION SURVIVES POACHER’S TRAP
(December 07, 2020)   -   Jacob, a seven-year-old male lion was caught in a trap that severed his left hind leg. Fortunately, he had been fitted with a satellite collar that enabled Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) together with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) rangers […]

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