ZIMBABWE is without doubt one of the 10 nations on the planet with one of the best wildlife conservation strategies, in accordance with a analysis by Oxford College’s Wildlife Conservation Analysis Unit in partnership with Panthera.
Oxford is a analysis college primarily based in England, whereas Panthera is a US-based organisation devoted completely to the conservation of the world’s 40 wild cat species and their ecosystems.
Researchers discovered that wildlife locations in Africa dominated the checklist of excessive performers, whereas many prosperous nations usually are not doing loads to protect sport.
The popularity of the nation’s excellent conservation efforts coincided with World Ranger Day on Friday (July 31), however this yr’s commemorations had been low key as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
The opposite 9 nations that make up the highest 10 checklist are Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Canada, Bhutan, Central African Republic and Norway.
The examine acknowledged that in Zimbabwe, the safety of wildlife is a nationwide precedence.
“It has Authorities-assigned huge sport reserves devoted solely to wildlife. As such, locals had been faraway from the areas and searching was prohibited to let the wildlife populations there…