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The Western Area still holds a significant forest cover © Jude Fuhnwi

Did a Sierra Leone mudslide uncover a forgotten conservation promise?

Thu, 16/11/2017
The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and represents a significant portion of the remaining forest cover in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot.
Local communities champion production of fuel efficient stoves © ARECO

Fuel efficient stoves reduce tree cutting in Rwanda forest

Wed, 15/11/2017
Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes (ARECO) are providing the local communities with improved fuel efficient stoves that reduce firewood consumption in households as part of efforts to save the Cyamudongo forest.
Papyrus products developed by the Weaver Group © Enock Kawira

Sustainable use of papyrus saves wetlands and boosts income

Tue, 14/11/2017
The North and South Mara Water Users Association are harvesting the benefits papyrus to improve livelihoods and sustain the biodiversity of the Mara Wetlands.
Réserve d’Oiseaux du Lac Sud de Tunis © Hichem Azafzaf

Sardaigne –Tunisie: un coup d’aile pour visiter la Réserve d’Oiseaux du Lac Sud de Tunis

Thu, 19/10/2017
La migration des oiseaux n’est pas de tout repos. Le parcours est truffé d’embûches, de surprises où chacun vivra de nouvelles aventures, rencontrera de nouveaux espaces. La Tunisie, constitue une halte salutaire pour ceux qui traversent la mer Méditerranée pour rejoindre l’Afrique. Découvrons ensemble le site protégé du Lac Sud de Tunis, escale incontournable aux portes de la capitale tunisienne.
Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Local conservation action reducing poverty in coastal Kenya

Tue, 17/10/2017
The Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group is working to preserve the forest resources and improve the livelihoods of the local population.
© Steve Garvie

Les actions locales de conservation réduisent la pauvreté dans la région côtière du Kenya

Tue, 17/10/2017

La forêt claire de Dakatcha près de la ville de Malindi sur la côte kenyane, couvre une

The Goodnature® A24 self-resetting rat trap © Keshav Ramful, MWF

Introducing self-resetting traps to protect endangered birds in Mauritius

Fri, 06/10/2017
The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation is using new self-resetting rat traps to protect the critically endangered Mauritius Olive White-eye from rats preying on the bird’s eggs and chicks.
The rare cross river gorilla © WCS

Rare Cross River gorilla still faces serious threat

Tue, 26/09/2017
Conservationists in Nigeria have warned that the threat of completely losing the iconic but highly endangered Cross River gorilla still stands, despite efforts by government to reroute a superhighway project that was identified as a major danger to the existence of the species.
© WCS

L’espèce rare du Gorille de la Rivière Cross continue d’être gravement menacée

Tue, 26/09/2017

Les experts de la conservation au Nigéria ont prévenu que la menace d’une perte complèt