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Cameras for Conservation Capture 1,000,000 Photos

Jaguagr caigt on camera, Conservation International
If one photo is worth a thousand words, what are one million photos worth? Ecologists, working as part of the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network, are beginning to get a clear answer to that question, through the
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Tusk Award Celebrates Excellence in African Conservation

Tusk, the African conservation charity of which Prince William is Royal Patron, recently announced the establishment of The Tusk Conservation Awards in partnership with Investec Asset Management. Tusk has been working since 1990 to build a sustainable future
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Republic of Congo Creates Ntokou-Pikounda National Park to Safeguard Thousands of Gorillas

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The Republic of Congo has declared a new national park that protects a core population of the 125,000 Western Lowland Gorillas discovered by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in 2008.

According to WCS, Ntokou-Pikounda National Park spans some 4,572 square

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The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation

A Mauritian NGO concerned with the conservation and preservation of the nation's endangered plant and animal species.
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Primate Education Network

A global network dedicated to connecting and empowering primate conservation educators.
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World’s most endangered primates revealed

A list of the world’s 25 most endangered primates has been revealed in a new report at the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity COP11 in Hyderabad, India. The report, which is announced every two years by some of the world’s
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Conserving ‘Blue Carbon’ Important for Climate Change and may be Worth $42 Billion Annually

Aerial view of mangroves in the Grand Cayman islands
A new study led by Duke indicates that by destroying or converting coastal habitats, up to 1 billion tons of carbon emissions may be released into the atmosphere each year – which is 10 times higher than previously reported.
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When is a Marine Protected Area really a Marine Protected Area?

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As concern increases on the state of natural resources and the degradation of the world’s oceans, it is critical to be clear on how countries are progressing with conservation actions for the environment. New guidance issued this week at
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Okapi Conservation Project

A project to conserve the okapi in the wild while preserving the biological and cultural dynamics of the Ituri Forest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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A Ugandan membership organisation championing the protection of birds and their habitats.
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