The number of wild tigers has increased for the first time in a century. According to wildlife groups, the global population has risen to an estimated 3,890 from an all-time low of 3,200 in 2010.
"If we were to continue protecting these lions, our children will continue seeing them... And they will then protect lions, because they'll be educated to do so." — Saitoti Petro, Maasai Warrior
The German navy appears to have killed 18 porpoises by detonating old sea mines during military exercises in the Baltic Sea. Animal rights activists say the actions violated the law.
India's prime minister has hailed progress in revitalizing the country's native tiger population after decades of decline. But the endangered species faces an uphill battle to survive amid growing demand for tiger parts.
On this week's Eco Africa, we visit the only Mountain Bongo antelope breeding program in the world trying to save the species, Burkina Faso's plastic weavers and replanting ebony trees in Cameroon.
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