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Standing up for snakes

Wildlife photographer Jeremy Holden learnt the hard way to watch his step, but lived to tell the tale about his love of the maligned but beautiful snake.

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Who knows whose nose? Training rangers to identify mountain gorillas

Posted on: 20.06.13 In: General, FFI Australia, FFI US, Africa & Madagascar

International Gorilla Conservation Programme’s field officer Charles Kayijamahe kept field diaries during his recent work on gorilla identification training in both Rwanda and Uganda over the last several months. On the eve of Kwita Izina, the Rwandan Development Board’s annual gorilla naming ceremony, we thought we’d share an excerpt from his diary.

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Final leg of Shackleton Epic underway

It’s true – a picture does tell a thousand words. The images below, taken in recent days, show the reality of the journey the crew of the Shackleton Epic are currently enduring.

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Some things are sacred

Posted on: 09.11.12 In: General, FFI US, Africa & Madagascar

With the publication of a report into the sacred sites of Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains, Dr Mark Infield asks whether we are doing enough to ensure that conservation and cultural values go hand-in-hand.

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“Ometepe, we want you green!”

During a trip to Ometepe Island in Nicaragua, Adam Henson (Technical Director for Fauna & Flora International US) discovers why local farmers are happy to help protect the island’s natural resources…

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Youth: the next wave for change?

To mark World Oceans Day, Sarah Rakowski (Communications Officer at Fauna & Flora International) examines how youth engagement is shaping marine conservation efforts, and what this means for the future of our oceans.

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Helping turtles head in the right direction

Karen Winnick, a Board member for Fauna & Flora International in the United States, is the author and illustrator of children’s books and an avid supporter of wildlife conservation. Recently she joined US Executive Director Katie Frohardt on a visit to our turtle project in Nicaragua.

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Photo gallery – Ten years of turtle conservation in Nicaragua

Over recent months we have been celebrating the 10th anniversary of Fauna & Flora International’s Turtle Conservation Programme in Nicaragua. We hope you’ve enjoyed the peek inside the daily workings of one of our benchmark conservation programmes. There’s still more to come, but this week, we thought we’d take you on a pictorial journey through the last 10 years. Alison Gunn, FFI’s Programme Manager, Americas & Caribbean, has unearthed some classic moments from the archives. We hope you enjoy!

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Turtle power just as strong ten years on

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) US Executive Director Katie Frohardt has been championing conservation of sea turtles for a decade. Her first trip to Nicaragua was shared with some people who have become instrumental in the ongoing success of FFI’s turtle programme.

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I don’t eat turtle eggs – do you?

Gena Abarca, Environmental Education & Communication Coordinator with Fauna & Flora International Nicaragua recollects some personal highs – and lows – all in the line of raising awareness of turtles in Nicaragua.

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