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Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks

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GENEVA (Reuters) – The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulates the buying and selling of Read More

Africa Energy signs rig contract for Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa

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7/15/2019 VANCOUVER — Africa Energy Corp., an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore South Africa and Namibia, is pleased to announce that the joint venture partnership for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa has entered into a multi-well drilling contract with Odfjell Drilling for the Deepsea Stavanger semisubmersible rig. Garrett Soden, Africa Energy’s President Read More

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia

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WINDHOEK (Reuters) – The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause. The elephant was killed last week in the Omatjete area, 230 km (140 miles) from Read More