Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye
08 December 2019 | 3:22 pm
An Australian wildlife ranger recounts his terrifying escape from the clutches of a particularly cunning crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye.
18 May 2020
The petri dish for the coronavirus outbreak is thought to be a wildlife market in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
30 Jul 2020
In the majestic plains of Kenya's Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists who flock here to see the abundant wildlife. Even before the virus arrived in mid-March, tourism revenues had plummeted, with cancellations from crucial markets like China, Europe and the US.
17 Aug 2020
It was a sad day at Paris's Orly Airport as six young humanitarian workers were flown home from Niger. One of the two Nigerien victims was laid to rest back home. All eight were killed by suspected jihadists at a wildlife park last Sunday. In DR Congo, we assess security concerns at Virunga National Park; there have been scores of kidnappings there recently which has seen visitor numbers plummet. And in Abidjan our reporters meet a local film crew - their film tells the story of Ivory Coast's Abbé people and their early 20th Century struggle against French colonialism.
21 Aug 2020
Selling and eating endangered animals is common in Nigeria. Though there are laws prohibiting such markets, they are not being enforced. Now wildlife activists are trying to save the animals from being butchered.
7 Dec 2020
The two frontrunners in Ghana's 2020 election have weak records on tackling corruption. This leaves voters with little choice.
30 Jan 2021
A zoo in Lima announces the birth in captivity of two American crocodiles, an endangered species, after a successful artificial incubation period that is recorded for the first time in Peru and Latin America.
28 Feb 2021
Financial rewards for turning in poachers: that's the unusual new approach being adopted by several French animal welfare organisations in a bid to stop people killing protected species such as the lynx. The feline is on the IUCN's "Red List" of endangered species and there are only an estimated 150 of them left in France. Some NGOs are offering up to €50,000 as a reward for information on poachers. But locals are divided on the initiative, as our colleagues at France 2 found out, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell and Wassim Cornet.
6 Mar 2021
France's president admits for the first time that French soldiers murdered a top Algerian independence figure then covered up the crime. In South Africa, a top sponsor of South Africa's Love Island TV series pulls out of the production following outrage over the predominantly white cast in a country where 80 percent of people are black. And finally, an anti-poaching unit in South Africa has set up smartphone surveillance in a nature reserve to invite everyone with an internet connection to watch out for endangered species at Kruger National Park.
11 Apr 2021
Twenty-five barbary macaques have broken out of their enclosure in southwestern Germany. Police suspect that their escape was enabled by construction work.
20 Apr 2021
Tucked away by the Ethiopian border, Sudan's Dinder National Park boasts the country's most diverse wildlife, but with human violations mounting, the park and its variety of habitats are at risk.
7 Jun 2021
Known in Lagos at the "snake man," Mark Ofua is the face of an animal welfare group that is fighting Nigeria's illegal wildlife trade. He rescues animals, nurses them to health and releases them back into the wild.
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Has the pandemic changed what tourists are looking for? In this edition we dive into the new trends and the impact of rising inflation, as well as how staff shortages could hamper the liftoff of the aviation sector. Plus we head to a theme park near Paris where attendance figures are booming after a rollercoaster two years.
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The powerful tremor has killed more than 1,000 people, and the death toll is likely to rise manifold. People need aid urgently, but with the Taliban in power, international help for quake victims is a complicated affair.
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In a major expansion of gun legislation, the Supreme Court has overturned a law in New York that restricted the carrying of concealed weapons in public. Hours later, senators passed a modest gun control bill.
58 mins ago
Guardian Nigeria's Political Editor, Muyiwa Adeyemi speaks to GuardianTV on the aftermath of the Ekiti 2022 guber election.
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Ivorian cashew processors face an uphill battle. Its bid to expand into processing faces competition from Asia. Also Mali's sanctioned but Senegal loses out. The economic interdependence between the nighbours has left Senegalese traders struggling to cope with the knock on effects of penalties imposed on Bamako. And Amidst Months of sometimes deadly protests against an army take over, young Sudanese have been finding respite from the in Khartoum's vibrant cultural scene.
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During Pride Month, the LGBTQ community marches to defend its rights around the world. Our reporters went to meet some members of its older generation in France and Spain. Older gay, lesbian and trangender people often feel invisible within their wider communities and the majority of them suffer from loneliness after family rifts and years of discrimination. But thanks to the work of younger activists and organisations, LGBTQ seniors are gradually emerging from the margins.