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A beginner’s guide to ivory trade

International trade in elephant ivory has been banned since 1989, and yet 30% of Africa’s elephant population has been lost in the last ten years. What is the best way to tackle this crisis?

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Protecting marine biodiversity and local livelihoods in Nicaragua

Posted on: 26.06.17 In: Americas, Marine

Fauna & Flora International’s (FFI) successful ‘Oceans 5’ project along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua is now in its final year. Here, Alejandro Cotto, who manages the project, and Edgard Herrera, FFI’s Director in Nicaragua, reflect on some of the achievements from the last couple of years.

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Slither me timbers: snakes and scorpions of the Caribbean

Posted on: 25.05.17 In: General, Americas

Wildlife photographer and biologist Jeremy Holden recalls his encounter with the world’s scarcest snake in Saint Lucia, and asks what the future holds for this rare reptile…

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Seals, sharks and stunning sea life: recollections from a Whitley Award winner

Posted on: 19.05.17 In: General, Eurasia, Marine

Whitley Gold Award winner Zafer Kizilkaya shares his experiences from over 20 years in conservation…

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Voyaging deep into Myanmar’s caves

Posted on: 11.05.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In this vivid post, wildlife photographer and biologist Jeremy Holden guides us down into Myanmar’s limestone caves, and describes how these delicate – and often inhospitable – ecosystems offer a rather unexpected source of income for people living in the vicinity.

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Closing the gender gap in conservation

Posted on: 04.05.17 In: Africa & Madagascar

“We really have this gender gap in the conservation world. We knew we had a gap but now we are thinking: what can we do about it? During the training I realised we can do something to coach our sisters and children to be involved in conservation.” – Madeleine Nyiratuza, Rwanda.

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Fact meets fiction: Kong’s kingdom harbours a very real endangered primate

Posted on: 29.03.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

As you watch a mythical giant ape battle for survival against a dramatic backdrop of limestone peaks and primeval forest, spare a thought for the real-life primates clinging precariously to existence within the very same landscape where Kong: Skull Island was filmed.

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Artificial reefs – what’s in the name?

Posted on: 14.03.17 In: General, Marine, Conservation concepts

Artificial reefs are sometimes posited as a way to help tackle the decline in coral reefs around the world. But are they up to the job?

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Be bold for change this International Women’s Day

Posted on: 08.03.17 In: General, Africa & Madagascar

This International Women’s Day, FFI’s Helen Anthem explains why gender equality in wildlife conservation is essential and explores some of the consequences of projects that aim to empower women but don’t engage men.

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Efficient stoves and elephant grass aid primate conservation in Vietnam

Posted on: 28.02.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Conservation groups and local authorities are collaborating to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers in Vietnam’s northern frontier while protecting nearby forests that house critically endangered gibbons.

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