Algae have been dubbed the 'green gold'. Could it be a future energy resource? Plus: 10 million fruit bats converge on one forest in Zambia AND: how a zoo in Switzerland is seeking to emulate conditions in the wild for its elephants.
The zoo in the German city of Cologne stands to inherit some $22 million (18.5 million euros) from the 93-year-old Elizabeth Reichert. The wealthy American was born in Cologne and met her late husband in the city.
The elephant herd at Cologne Zoo has a new addition. Young bull Moma already has parents, but now he's been adopted by two German broadcasters eager to highlight the plight of pachyderms in the wild.
Baby elephants have become the must-have status symbol for Sri Lanka's wealthy. The government has introduced new laws to protect them. But conservationists believe more action is needed to end mistreatment.
March 3rd marks World Wildlife Day. As Africa continues to struggle with a decline of its wildlife population, sustainability and conservation are essential to the continent's future, says conservationist Kaddu Sebunya.
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