Demining efforts bring hope for African wildlife


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(Fair Planet) In Zimbabwe, it is not only poachers that endanger the country’s wildlife, but landmines too. The country is now clearing the deadly anti-personnel landmines that have continued to kill and injure not just animals in the wild but people and their livestock as well.

Since January 2021, the Belgian-registered global de-mining firm APOPO (Anti-Persoonsmijnen Ontmijnende Product Ontwikkeling or Anti-Personnel Landmines Removal Product Development) has been working along the Cordon Sanitaire (CORSAN) minefield that affects the Sengwe Wildlife Corridor in the south-eastern part of Zimbabwe. 

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Published: Monday, January 10, 2022

Last Updated: Monday, January 10, 2022

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