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Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park

(June 18, 2019) One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.

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TRUMPETING SUCCESS FOR ELEPHANTS: WCS and Partners Have Registered Zero Cases of Elephant Poaching in Mozambique’s Niassa Reserve for a Full Year

(June 17, 2019) Before 2015, reserve had lost thousands of elephants due to rampant organized poaching; From 2015-2017 poaching numbers declined with an average of 100 elephants killed each year; Success is due to multiple factors:Partnership with the Government of Mozambique and concession operators on the ground in Niassa;Deployment of a special police rapid intervention unit;Increased aviation program providing surveillance and the deployment of a helicopter and Cessna aircraft;Tougher sentencing of poachers...

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Mozambique Marine Conservation

(June 07, 2019) For many years, WCS’s Global Marine Program has worked in the Mozambican Channel and the wider Western Indian Ocean (WIO). These areas help comprise a regional program that includes Madagascar and the coastal areas of Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique, where communities depend on the health and productivity of reefs, mangrove, and seagrass ecosystems for fishing, agriculture, and tourism.  The region is a global hotspot of marine biodiversity. It has been identified as the largest collec...

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Niassa Reserve celebrates one year without a single elephant poached

(May 29, 2019) The announcement on Monday of events celebrating Mozambique’s National Administration of Conservation Areas’ eighth birthday on Saturday, June 1, formed the backdrop for the revelation that Niassa Special Reserve, the country’s largest, is also celebrating a milestone – a year without a single elephant dying at the hand of poachers. The ANAC noted in the statement a “significant reduction in elephant poaching in the country, especially in the Niassa National Reserve...

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Celebrating the World Workers Day in the Niassa National Reserve.

(May 02, 2019) The Niassa National Reserve (NNR) celebrated World Workers' Day yesterday at a parade ceremony held at the headquarters of the District of Mecula in Niassa Province.NNR participated with 75 employees among rangers, administrative staff and senior managers.The the slogan for this year was "Our Commitment is to Promote Sustainable and Integrated Management of Natural Resources".Thus, NNR workers reiterate their commitment with civil society to continue working together to improve the conservation ...

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Analysis of the report on the Strategy for the Development of Tourism in Conservation Areas

(May 02, 2019) Dr Ebenezer Kwasi Agbley presenting the main points from his initial report on elaborating a tourism development strategy for conservation areas in Mozambique. Mr. James Bampton, WCS Mozambique participated, seen here sitting beside Mr. Cornelio Miguel, previous Warden of Niassa Reserve and currently ANAC's focal point for Transfrontier Conservation Areas, of which Niassa Reserve is one with Selous Game reserve in Tanzania.

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Niassa National Reserve: a future eden for elephants?

(April 29, 2019) The Niassa National Reserve in northern Mozambique is one of Africa’s largest (442,300 km2) wildest, and most spectacular landscapes, comprising 28% of Mozambique’s protected land. A globally important site for African biodiversity, Niassa contains the largest extant blocks of miombo woodland - dotted by enormous inselbergs soaring hundreds of metres high - within a single protected area. The Reserve harbors some of Mozambique’s most significant populations of wildlife, includi...

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WCS Mozambique has a contingency plan for the Cyclone Kenneth

WCS Mozambique has a contingency plan for the Cyclone Kenneth
(April 26, 2019) Niassa National Reserve comprises 8 districts in northern of Mozambique, 6 in Niassa Province and 2 in Cabo Delgado Province (Montepuez and Mueda). In the face of the natural disaster that is already being felt with intensity in the Cabo Delgado Province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), co-manager of the Niassa National Reserve Administration, in partnership with the National Administration for Conservation Areas (ANAC), has a contingency plan to use of its Cessna 206 aircraft to survey...

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APA News - Mozambique probes disappearance of 763kg of ivory

APA News - Mozambique probes disappearance of 763kg of ivory
(May 05, 2017)   -   Mozambique's National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC) is investigating the disappearance of 763 kilogrammes of ivory confiscated from poachers in the northern region of the country.

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Eagle Network - Wildlife Law Enforcement Briefing

Eagle Network - Wildlife Law Enforcement Briefing
(April 11, 2017)   -   66 wildlife traffickers were arrested in 8 countries – a record breaking for the EAGLE Network in its entire history.

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