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Entries for July 2019

World Ranger Day 2019

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(July 31, 2019) Rangers are the first line in Protected Areas devoted to safeguarding our Parks/Reserves and the landscapes and wildlife they hold. This day is a celebration of their work as committed and brave guards of the natural heritage and to commemorate and honour the memory of those who unfortunately each year, due to the threats they face, are no longer with us.Today is a day to be thankful for their bravery and courage and for remember the sacrifice of the Rangers that died on service.Ranger Joã...

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Information is key – but lacking for sharks and rays in the Western Indian Ocean (commentary)

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(July 23, 2019) Read more:http://https//news.mongabay.com/2019/07/information-is-key-but-lacking-for-sharks-and-rays-in-the-western-indian-ocean-commentary/The Wildlife Conservation Society’s WIO shark and ray program recently assimilated all available information on threatened shark and ray species in the WIO, highlighting the major gaps in our knowledge of shark and ray biology, ecology, and fisheries. The database identifies research priorities for shark and ray species in the region so that conservati...

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Elephant crisis fund 2019 mid-year report

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(July 22, 2019) http://https//assets.takeshape.io/207c4ff8-bdf4-4529-970e-b992d4539152/dev/80048508-aa52-4946-8157-d2d988e743b5/Elephant%20Crisis%20Fund%202019%20Interim%20Report.pdf In Niassa National Reserve in northern Mozambique, which has suffered greatly from elephant poaching, the ECF supported the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) with the operating costs of a helicopter during the wet season, when poaching is usually most intense, and with an upgraded radio system. Following the President of Mozambiq...

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LEARN ABOUT THE WORLD'S GREAT CONSERVATION LANDSCAPES

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(July 22, 2019) http://http//globescapes.org/map/In a time of dire news stories spotlighting the global loss of biodiversity and ever increasing impacts of climate change, there is a vibrant, bottom-up conservation movement emerging in all corners of the planet.Large landscape conservation looks beyond national parks, beyond strict lines on maps between civilization and wilderness, to connect and sustain vast areas where wildlife live and move freely, clean water and other ecological benefits are supplied, work...

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NIASSA NATIONAL RESERVE INAUGURATES SURVEILLANCE CENTER

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(July 15, 2019) Mozambique, as many other countries of the world, has seen significant incidences of cases of illegal trade in flora and fauna and cases of poaching of emblematic species, with some incidence for areas located in border areas, such as Niassa National Reserve. Thus, on 10th July the Ambassador of Japan, Toshio Ikeda, the ANAC General Director, Mateus Mutemba, the WCS Mozambique Country Director, James Bampton, and the NNR Warden, Baldeu Araquechande, participated in the inauguration of the Center...

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