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Written by: Dina Dechmann and Mariëlle van Toor Straw-coloured fruit bats exist throughout most of the African continent. This large fruit bat is one of, if not the most numerous fruit-eating animal (called frugivores) in Africa. They live in colonies of...
Written by: April Burt, Adam Pritchard, and Cheryl Sanchez It’s not always easy to assess whether animal conservation measures have worked. But we’ve discovered that green turtles of Seychelles – once almost hunted to extinction – are now thriving again....
Written by: Fiona Maisels, Alice Laguardia, and Gaspard Abitsi Across the African continent the populations of both species of African elephants – forest and savanna – have been declining due to habitat loss, poaching and human-wildlife conflict. Forest elephants are listed by the...
Written by: Patrick Worms The incomes of the Sahel’s smallholders and herders are amongst the world's lowest, and their livelihoods are under increasing threat from rising environmental stresses. But across the region, pockets of regeneration give hope that the whole...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Government of Malawi has joined a growing call for an ambitious new global agreement to tackle wildlife crime.  Last year, Gabon and Costa Rica began advocating for embedding preventing and combatting wildlife crime into the international...
Written by: Jackson Okata On a hot, sunny afternoon, Susan Aluoch is among a group of volunteers preparing a tree nursery in preparation for the upcoming long rains. Aluoch is a member of the Mirema Community Forest Association (CFA), hailed for its...
Written by: Bellarmine Nneji One of the goals most of the world has agreed on is education for sustainable development. This means development that considers present concerns without compromising the interests of future generations. Nations develop through education that takes care of...
Written by: Kimberly White  Leopards have been introduced into Zinave National Park in an effort to rewild the region. The two leopards, a female and a male, were initially introduced into an 18,600 ha sanctuary located within Zinave but have...
Written by: Kimberly White Cheetahs are set to return to Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve for the first time in 60 years. Maputo Special Reserve was initially established in 1960 as the Special Elephant Reserve. Nearly a decade later, the reserve was...
Written by: Kimberly White The Government of Angola has joined a global call to strengthen international environmental law to tackle wildlife crime.  Earlier this year, Gabon and Costa Rica advocated for preventing and combatting wildlife crime to be embedded into the...
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