Certain species of vultures are critically endangered in southern Africa. Recently, some mass killings of vultures in Botswana and South Africa have led to concern over the vulture population. But conservationists are working to increase their numbers.
The cheetah is ranked as the fastest creature on land. What makes it run so fast? That question has long intrigued Alan Wilson. He specializes in locomotive biomechanics at the Royal Veterinary College in the UK.
The king of the jungle is in danger and it isn't just from poachers. But creative new methods are being developed to help manage conflicts between lions and people.
Spanish King Juan Carlos is generally popular with his people. On Wednesday, however, he was forced to apologize in the wake of a scandal over an all-expenses-paid hunting trip to Africa, where he shot and killed elephants.
King Juan Carlos has apologized to the Spanish people after going on a hunting trip in Africa while his country was in the midst of an economic crisis. It was widely reported that he had been hunting elephants.
The Geo Quiz takes us to southern Africa this time. Bushmen there are celebrating a court victory. They've been fighting a long legal battle with the government of Botswana over access to water. Can you name the region in Botswana where the Bushmen live?
'The No. 1 Ladies' Opera House' is the brainchild of Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of the 'No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency' series. He just opened a new arts centre in Botswana's capital Gaborone, called 'The No. 1 Ladies Opera House.'
The Bushmen of the Kalahari have lived for thousands of years in a harsh desert climate. Author James Workmen visited them to hear their story and to see what they can teach us about water conservation.