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Entries for September 2020

President of Mozambique decorates Carlos Lopes Pereira with the “ENVIRONMENT MERIT MEDAL”.

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(September 28, 2020) The President of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, awarded this Friday, September 25th, Dr. Carlos Manuel Cipriano Lopes Pereira, with the “Environment Merit Medal”, in recognition of the role that he plays in rehabilitation and development conservation areas, namely, in studies and processes for reintroducing animals in National Parks and Reserves, mitigating the conflict between human and wildlife, as well as combating poaching and trafficking in wildlife products.  At the age...

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Cold burns in Niassa Special Reserve

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(September 08, 2020) Fire can be necessary and natural to an ecosystem, but when there is too much natural fuel in a forest, the risk of large uncontrollable fires increases, putting both the ecosystem and neighboring communities in danger. Cold burns, also referred to as controlled or prescribed burns, are a method used to reduce undergrowth and natural fuels in forests, thus reducing the risk of larger fires starting and damaging an ecosystem and communities. In July, Administração Nacional...

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