Malawi's Inspector General of police authorised his officers to shoot on sight to protect albino people
In Tanzania, they use giant pouched rats to smell for TB and landmines. In Britain, they're researching why dogs are able to sniff out some sorts of cancer. Emma Young reports on how mammals' olfactory gifts are being harnessed
Mr Gower was shot through the floor of his aircraft by a poacher with an AK-47
A manhunt for his killer is reportedly underway
The rough diamond will be sold at an auction in Antwerp in December
Sala Silver Mine, Vastmanland
Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
A new photography book takes an unusual view of some safari stars, from big cats to colourful birds
Warning comes as Costa Rica declares 'national emergency' over state of crop
Is there a place for hunting in conservation, with the money it earns put back in to stop poaching?
Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa
Two company directors have been disqualified from business after using a falsely valued ruby to inflate their failing company’s accounts.
The Dutch police are pioneering a new approach to catching criminals, recruiting rats to sniff out crime.
Singer said in the same 'great' week he was booed at the TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania
Incident comes after assailants threw acid over two British teenage girls on the island in August
Kirstie Trup will have to wear pressure garment after skin graft on her arm, back and shoulder