Biosfera is a renowned, independent national NGO, implementing innovative conservation initiatives on several islands to conserve multiple species, while raising awareness at the national and regional level. The organisation began its activities in 2006 and was officially created in May 2010.
The Mission of Biosfera is to promote the defence of the conservation of coastal and marine species and their habitats and mobilise Cape Verdean civil society to protect the environment.
Metre by metre, climate change and over-farming are degrading Africa’s formerly productive Sahel region and threatening not just wildlife habitat, but also people’s survival. However, there’s epic ambition to restore depleted lands and grow a 7,000-km natural wonder across the entire width of the continent. It’s showing that some walls can actually be liberating…
Sometimes, to solve the problems of the future, we need to look to the ideas of the past. Discover how the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is helping communities in Morocco to revive the traditional sylvo-pastoral resource management system “Agdal” to avoid more rangelands degradation and restore degraded rangelands.
Across Africa, vulture populations have catastrophically declined over the last 50 years, with overall decline rates of up to 97%. Today, 7 out of 11 African-Eurasian vulture species are at risk of extinction, underlining this decline.