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Deliberate poisoning of vultures by poachers is on the rise. If current trends continue, the Cape vulture will have declined by 98% in the next three generations, writes Louise de...

The sale of wildlife from South Africa to Angolan national parks sparked a row over the spread of non-indigenous species. It also raised renewed fears about Angola's critically endangered giant...

Oxpeckers Associate Shi Yi set out to investigate Chinese links in Namibia’s poaching crisis, and ended up in the middle of a sting operation that nabbed a former policeman...

In a move directly linked to an Oxpeckers investigation, the Vietnamese government has warned tour operators not to support illegal wildlife product processing workshops...

Two years after South Africa’s most expensive land claim settlement was concluded, post-restitution arrangements for the Mala Mala Game Reserve are taking shape. Who is really benefiting from the deal?...

South Africa is in the grip of the worst drought since 1992. It is likely to get even worse in 2016 with the ever-increasing heat caused by El Niño, reports...

Added to the crippling drought in South Africa are mining’s long-term impacts on water security. Mark Olalde investigates the costly legacy of historic mine waste...

Court evidence reveals the typical methdology deployed by one of five organised crime syndicates believed to be active in Namibian wildlife trafficking, reports John Grobler...

Following up on global outrage about the indiscriminate killing of wildlife during the Alldays ‘driven hunt’, Gareth Patterson investigated past and present recreational hunting of African wildlife by ‘notable’ people...

Details about the origins of a rhino poaching syndicate and their modus operandi are emerging in a Namibian court case. By Oxpeckers Reporters in Windhoek...