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PRESS RELEASE: African Conservation and Human Rights Advocates urge European Politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting

PRESS RELEASE: African Conservation and Human Rights Advocates urge European Politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting Advocates for human rights and conservation in Africa have warned that bans on trophy hunting imports from Africa could have catastrophic effects on people and communities already devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.In an open letter to Alliance ‘90, Resource Africa...
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Open Letter: Resource Africa urges European politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting

Open Letter: Resource Africa urges European politicians not to be misled about trophy hunting In this open letter, Resource Africa  challenges the German Green Party Alliance '90/The Greens on their manifesto call for a ban on trophy imports. RA argues this will have detrimental effects on rural African lives and the Greens should actively seek African perspectives.   Read the letter here
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Africa-China CSOs CBNRM Webinar: How can CBNRM Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature?

Africa-China CSOs CBNRM Webinar: How can CBNRM Deliver Inclusive, Fair and Equitable Conservation for People and Nature? The Africa CSOs Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) in collaboration with China’s Civil Society Alliance for Biodiversity Conservation (CSABC) hosted a webinar to highlight African and Chineseperspectives on “How community based natural resource management (CBNRM) can deliver...
African Conservation Challenge

$15K African Conservation Challenge – digital identity to foster African conservation dialogue launched

$15K African Conservation Challenge: digital identity to foster African conservation dialogue launched Closing date for proposals 30 May 2021 Resource Africa, in partnership with Yoti proudly announces the launch of a digital identity-themed African Conservation Challenge open to individuals and organizations throughout Africa. The USD15 000 prize challenge forms a part of Yoti’s  Social...
World Water Day

World Water Day in Africa – Articles from The Conversation Africa

World Water Day in Africa To mark it ,The Conversation Africa curated articles that provide deep dives into the precious resource, and its management, across the continent. The Conversation Africa's Commissioning Editor for East and Francophone Africa, Moira Sooner, explains: To start with, we focus on the Nile, a gigantic water source that flows through 11 African countries and affects the lives...
Ruaha Carnivore Project

Science + Celebrities: A Call for Partnership

Science + Celebrities: A Call for Partnership by Dr. Amy Dickman This guest post was published on March 12, 2021 by Science + Story.  Introducing the post, Bob Lalasz, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Science+Story, wrote: Dr. Amy Dickman is a conservation biologist and National Geographic Explorer who directs the Ruaha Carnivore Project  and is also joint CEO...
Time for nature

World leaders must approach development with a fresh perspective to save wildlife   By Maxwell Gomera

Time for Nature World leaders must approach development with a fresh perspective to save wildlife   By Maxwell Gomera The dulcet, almost musical voice of the Runkeeper App interrupted the pounding sound of my feet as I started my run. 'Time, five minutes. Distance, one point zero nine kilometres. Average speed, 4 minutes 57 seconds per kilometre,' the App voice announced. I had not run on this...
Community Leaders Network SBSTTA statement

Audio Clip of CLN Statement to SBSTTA Virtual Session

The CLN release an audio clip of the Statement to SBSTTA Virtual Session Listen to this clip of the Community Leaders Network (CLN) statement delivered by CLN Coordinator, Ms. Maxi Pia Louis, Namibia Association of Community Based Resource Management (CBNRM) Support Organisations (NACSO), during the 18th February virtual session of the CBD subsidiary body on science SBSTTA. Listen to the CLN...
COMMUNITY LEADERS NETOWRK SUBSTTA

Community Leaders Network SBSTTA Statement

Community Leaders Network: SBSTTA Statement Leave no voice unheard! Sustainable use of biodiversity is a human rights issue in Africa We, the Community Leaders Network (CLN), representing community organisations engaged in conservation in nine Southern African Countries, commend the work of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) since its fourteenth...
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Facts matter: conservation scientists debunk myths about trophy hunting

Facts matter: conservation scientists debunk myths about trophy hunting 'Facts matter and misinformation can have devastating real-world impacts' Expressing their concern about an opinion piece by photographer Cyril Christo published in The Hill,  a widely read US political website, several conservation scientists wrote a rejoinder to debunk myths about trophy hunting with sound science and...
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