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The Mariana fruit bat (Pteropus mariannus), also known as the Mariana flying fox, and the fanihi

Infection of Wildlife Biologist Highlights Risks of Virus Hunting

The Intercept 02 Jul 2022
Days earlier, the woman had returned to the United States from a field expedition in South Sudan and Uganda, where she had been capturing and collecting the blood and tissue of bats and rodents ... Reeder, who put up her first bat net in South Sudan in 2008, continues to do wildlife research in Uganda ... I study wildlife disease.

South Sudan ceasefire may unravel due to hostilities: monitors

Xinhua 29 Apr 2022
JUBA, April 28 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's ceasefire is increasingly under pressure due to ongoing hostilities in the oil-rich regions of Unity and Upper Nile, the country's ceasefire monitors warned Thursday ... of South Sudan ... South Sudan ceasefire may unravel due to hostilities.

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The Irish Times 24 Apr 2022
Our Changing Planet ... DIY SOS ... Grace ... That sounds pretty definitive, but charity Saving the Survivors is travelling to South Sudan to investigate reports of sightings. Due to years of conflict and civil war, as well as a lack of infrastructure, no survey or comprehensive search of any of South Sudan’s wildlife has been undertaken in over a decade ... PA. .

South Sudan parties form unified armed forces command 13 Apr 2022
JUBA, April 13 (Xinhua) -- South ... President Salva Kiir issued a decree on Tuesday on state television (SSBC) in which he announced several appointees to head the unified South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF), prisons, police, intelligence, and wildlife.

10 Ways War Harms Wildlife

WhoWhatWhy 18 Mar 2022
10 Ways War Harms Wildlife. As war and conflicts rage on in Ukraine, Yemen, South Sudan, Libya, and other places around the globe, it’s important to look at the long-term effects of military strife, which can destroy the environment as easily as it destroys lives ... Epidemics affecting people, livestock, and wildlife.

The woman protecting South Sudan’s parks from war and poaching

Al Jazeera 13 Mar 2022
The 32-year-old has been protecting South Sudan’s forests since she begged her grandfather to join the wildlife rangers at age 12, because her family could not afford to send her to school ... “South Sudan has the potential to become a continental giant for wildlife conservation,” says Benoit Morkel, South Sudan country representative for the FFI.

Refuge of endangered ‘African unicorn’ threatened by mining, poaching, deforestation

Mongabay 25 Feb 2022
Perched in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) near the borders of Uganda and South Sudan, Okapi Wildlife Reserve quietly encompasses some 14,000 square kilometers (5,405 square miles) of rainforest habitat ... Okapi Wildlife Reserve protects more than 100 mammal and 370 ...

6 suspected poachers arrested in South Sudan's Western Equatoria State

Ghana Web 24 Jan 2022
Wildlife officers in South Sudan's ... "Now we are very happy because the law of South Sudan on wildlife states that nobody should enter the protected areas, nobody should sell bush meat and we made a decision on 1st December 2021, no-poaching should take place in Western Equatoria.

Combating wildlife crime with the East Africa Prosecution Association

The Independent 21 Jan 2022
... to prosecute wildlife crimes. Over the next few years, we will be deepening our partnership and focusing on strengthening national capacity and regional cooperation to ‘follow the money’ and prosecute cross border wildlife crimes across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Wildlife Crime Data Analyst - East Africa Region

Reliefweb 07 Jan 2022
Space for Giants is looking to recruit for the position of Wildlife Crime Data Analyst for the East Africa Region [Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania] ... Space for Giants Wildlife Justice and Rule of Law Programme aims to improve the responsiveness of the entire criminal justice pathway ... as necessary to deliver the wildlife justice programme.

Technical Specialists – South Sudan Biodiversity Activity

Reliefweb 07 Dec 2021
Tetra Tech International Development Services (http.// is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified candidates for various Technical Specialist positions on a potential USAID-funded Biodiversity program in South Sudan.

DCoP and Country Director CAR

Reliefweb 21 Oct 2021
In recent years, this has included the exploration of community-based initiatives and conflict analysis to address the intersection of human security and wildlife trafficking in the central Africa region. Currently, Invisible Children is implementing programs in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), and South Sudan.

Multisectoral health emergency risk profiling for health security in South Sudan

Reliefweb 18 Oct 2021
Juba, 8 October 2021 – The South Sudan Ministry of Health supported by the World Health Organization (WHO) convened a five-day health risk profiling workshop in Juba to assess and analyze public health risks for effective planning and prioritization of health emergencies and disasters risk management activities.

East Africa's first regional tourism expo to attract 100 exhibitors

Sina 08 Oct 2021
Mathuki said wildlife-related sub-themes will include combating poaching and illegal wildlife trade and economic value of wildlife in the region. The EAC member states are Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.

East African countries urged to join forces in controlling wildlife crime 30 Aug 2021
He urged the EAC member states of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan to cooperate in the repatriation of offenders in wildlife crime and exchange of information.

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