Mbanza Kongo - some animal species under protection regime with highlights to elephants and African forest buffalo, are on the verge of extinction due to poaching, said on Friday in Mbanza Kongo, the head of the Forest Development Institute (IDF), João Domingos.More about this news
Luanda - The Ministry of Environment will launch a diagnosis of poaching in National Park of Maiombe, far-northern Cabinda province, under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Luanda - A seven-member delegation of the Angolan Environmental inspectors is representing the country at the African Tax Congress, taking place on 20 - 25 August in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Luanda - The inter-institutional cooperation is crucial for the development of politics to combat environmental crimes, said on Wednesday in Luanda the UN Resident coordinator in Angola and UNDP representative, Paolo Balladelli.
Luanda - Angola's Ombudsman Ferreira Pinto on Wednesday in Luanda called for the need to combine efforts with scientific and technical knowledge to deal with the global challenges of biodiversity conservation
Luanda - The Secretary of State for Forestry Resources, André de Jesus Moda, said Wednesday that Angola is still a transit zone for illegal traffic or trade in ivory, rhinoceros horn, pangolin scales, gorillas and wild birds.
Luanda - The National Police delivered part of the ivory seized on June 04, at Luanda?s 04 de Fevereiro International Airport, to the Ministry of Environment, since the institution is responsible for the control of these items.
Luanda - The first national inventory on ivory for 2012/2017 estimates that at least 50 elephants were killed in this period, which will have produced one million 240 kilograms of ivory.
Luanda - The Ministry of Environment intends to train national cadres on bio-safety to reduce the transgression of genetically modified, imported or altered products into the country in order to ensure their quality.