Wildlife at risk as park patrols reduce amid pandemic

Amboseli park

Elephants at Amboseli National Park.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Anti-poaching and park patrols have been impacted in more than half of Africa’s protected areas.
  • At the same time, bush meat hunting has also increased.

Africa’s protected areas are threatened as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to undermine conservation efforts.

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