The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe earlier this year caused outrage. This case drew international attention to the issue of trophy hunting, but experts say local farmers are a bigger danger to animals than foreign hunters.
Two years after the iconic lion Cecil died at the hands of a trophy hunter, his cub Xanda has suffered a similar fate. The killing, though legal, is being mourned by researchers.
This week we report on efforts to bring new varities of maize to Zimbabwe, a conservationist in Kenya who brings water to animals and recycling used tires. This and more on eco@africa.
There's big money in the illegal ivory trade - and that means it's an often bloody business. DW joins an anti-poaching unit on patrol in Zimbabwe to find out how they've been able to combat poachers and save elephants.
Namibia has slightly eased its ban on poultry imports from South Africa, despite an outbreak of avian flu there. The amendment is a result of severe shortages of poultry in Namibian markets.
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