Daily Archives: September 23, 2019

Botswana Issues Elephant Hunting Licenses, First Since 2014

GABARONE, BOTSWANA – For the first time in five years, elephant hunting will be legal in Botswana, with authorities planning to issue nearly 160 hunting licenses in coming weeks. The southern African country says the elephant population has gotten too…

As Wildfires, Heatwaves Sweep Globe, Urgent Action Key to Stopping Alarming Rate of Deforestation, Secretary-General Warns at Alliance for Rainforests Event

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the Alliance for Rainforests event, in New York today:Our world’s forests are on fire. As we meet today, thick smog is choking tens of thousands of hectares of forest in Indonesia. Fires…