The mission of GREPOM, defined around the conservation of wild birds and their habitats in Morocco, is based on the concept of sustainable development, including the well-being of human populations in relation to nature. In order to achieve its missions, GREPOM is involved in all the fields upstream of bird conservation: improvement of ecological knowledge, environmental education and public awareness, design and application of technical tools and reference systems, environmental assessments, human development, etc.
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.