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Wildlife and food security as drones keep watch

A hexacopter drone is flown during a drone demonstration at a farm and winery on potential use for board members of the National Corn Growers, Thursday, June 11, 2015 in Cordova, Md, U.S. Photo© Alex Brandon/AP/SIPADrones are being used in Africa today to track poachers, to gather vital agricultural information to help farmers with their crops, and as an intelligence tool to help the military anticipate and prepare against danger.

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A day in the life of a Proud protector

Photo©Lee-Ann OlwagePatrolling on foot with the Black Mambas – a mainly female anti-poaching unit – Siphiwe Sithole helps preserve rhinos in South Africa's Balule Nature Reserve.

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Tanzania investigates alleged ivory smuggling during Chinese state visit

Photos@ReutersTanzaniaelephantsivoryTanzania is studying a report alleging that Chinese officials bought large amounts of illegal ivory during a visit by President Xi Jinping last year and smuggled it out in diplomatic bags aboard his plane, a Tanzanian government official said this week.

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Zimbabwe: Armed security for elephants

Stung by death of about 80 elephants at the country's largest game reserve, the Zimbabwe government says it is now planning to send the army to fight poachers.

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Uganda plans wildlife cull as deadly Ebola and Marburg affect tourism

The deadly Ebola and Marburg diseases, which hit Uganda recently, are negatively impacting on the country's tourism.

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