ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage
Luanda

Max:

Min:

Home » News » Environment

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:55 - Updated Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:25

Governor concerned about pouching in Yona nature reserve

Tombwa - The governor of the south-western Namibe Province, Carlos da Rocha Cruz, last Sunday expressed his concern about the increase in pouching activities in Yona nature reserve, in Tombwa Muncipality, which threaten to extinguish some animal species.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send

Correct

To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

an elephant in Yona nature reserve

Such stance was manifested in the end of a five-day field visit the governor made to Tombwa’s nature reserve area, aimed at finding the real difficulties faced by the communities in this locality.

The Yona Park has an area of 515,000 hectares, 20 inspectors and scant work means, thus improvements in the overall conditions are paramount for a better patrolling and inspection work.

“The place is very big and there is a need for over fifty inspectors who must be equipped with appropriate means, such as three-wheel motor-bicycles.

The Yona National Park is host to a diversified fauna, with species like  zebras, gazelles, black and white rhinos, hyenas, monkeys, among others.

Read also
  • 18/01/2019 12:43:15

    Giant sable antelope among endangered species in Angola

    Luanda - The giant sable antelope and the Leatherback sea turtle are endangered species category B, while the African penguin, black rhino and brown hyena are already extinct species of category A, in the Republic of Angola.

  • 02/01/2019 18:20:39

    Luanda returns to routine with less garbage

    Luanda - Luanda returned to the routine on Wednesday, after eight intense days, marked by the Christmas and New Year holidays. From the first hours, an element that calls attention of who circulates by the city: great part of the streets is without accumulation of trash.

  • 05/12/2018 13:21:22

    Environment ministry identifies conservation areas in Malanje

    Malanje - The Environment minister Paula Francisco is leading Wednesday a team comprising national and foreign technicians who will work on identifying of conservation areas in the northern Malanje province.

  • 04/12/2018 16:46:58

    Luanda Bay ecological assessment Project budgeted at 300,000 EUR

    Luanda - The ecological assessment project of Luanda Bay, designed over 10 years ago, whose public presentation took place on Tuesday, is due to last three years and will count on Agacá’s foundation 300,000 Euro financing.