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Tracking antelopes to better protect migration corridor between Ethiopia and South Sudan

Bonn, June 28, 2012 – A new project investigates the spectacular mammal migration corridor between Ethiopia and the newly independent South Sudan. The Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) and the UNEP Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) have launched the ‘Ecological Networks in Africa’ project, which aims to shed light on one of the largest known migration corridors worldwide.

EWCA Signs an Agreement

Leulseged Nigussie

Wildlife Conservation Authority, EWCA signs an agreement with Jember
Limited on June 4, 2012 for establishment of an Eco-Lodge at Bale
Mountains National Park, BMNP.

Ethiopia Disposes Seized Wildlife Products

By Mebratu Hailu

Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) disposes more than
12,000 wildlife products seized from smugglers by fire at a place called
Degaga in Awash National Park, 235 kms east of Addis Ababa.

The Authority burns 159 kgs of Civet musk, 247 different wildlife horns
and horn products, 1,433 Giraffe and Elephant tail and jewelries made of
it, 2,874 skin of Leopard, Lion, Bushbuck, black and white Colobus
gureza, Hyena, Serval cat, Hartebeest, Phyton and jewelries made of

World Migratory Bird Day Marked

by Mebratu Hailue

With the theme of “migratory birds and people-together through time”
Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) in collaboration with
Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History society (EWNHS) on May 12, 2012
at Berga Wetland Important Bird Area (IBA) for the third time nationally
and the 7th time globally.


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