From wildlife research to local community: a story of life in Mt. Gaoligong

From wildlife research to local community: a story of life in Mt. Gaoligong

In 2014 – 2015, for 6 months I was part of a field research team working on the gibbons (Hoolock tianxing), a small ape inhabiting the subtropical evergreen forest of southwest China, close to the mountainous Sino-Myanmar border. This region harbors a high level of biodiversity with a 335,549 – ha protected area founded in the 1980s. “Gaoligong” as the reserved was named after referred to an ancient family once living in this area.

Climate Advocacy in Action: Steve Misati’s Journey

Climate Advocacy in Action: Steve Misati’s Journey

In a world facing environmental challenges, individuals like Steve Misati emerge as beacons of hope, leading the charge for marine conservation and climate justice. Hailing from Mombasa, Kenya, Steve is not just a dedicated Marine Conservationist but also a fervent Climate Justice Advocate and Environmental Defender.

Protecting Pangolins in Nepal

Protecting Pangolins in Nepal

Discover the remarkable work of Prativa Kaspal, a passionate conservationist from Nepal. Her project focuses on preserving the critically endangered Chinese and Indian pangolins, which are facing severe threats due to overhunting and habitat loss. Through her dedication and participation in the CoalitionWILD EXCELerator program, Prativa is making a significant impact on pangolin conservation while inspiring others to join the cause.

Reviving Guadeloupe’s Ecosystems: Natalia Rozniewska’s Manatee Reintroduction Projec

Reviving Guadeloupe’s Ecosystems: Natalia Rozniewska’s Manatee Reintroduction Projec

Through her remarkable journey, she has worked tirelessly to protect and rehabilitate various species worldwide. Her latest project focuses on the reintroduction of manatees to Guadeloupe, a French island in the Lesser Antilles. This article explores Natalia’s background, her profound connection to wildlife, and the captivating efforts she is making to restore the delicate balance of Guadeloupe’s ecosystems.

How One Environmentalist is Turning Plastic Waste into a Valuable Resource in Cameroon

How One Environmentalist is Turning Plastic Waste into a Valuable Resource in Cameroon

Ayamba’s passion for the natural environment has driven him to turn plastic waste into a valuable resource in Cameroon, creating new jobs, and relieving Douala from plastic pollution. His innovative approach seeks to monetize what was once waste, change the paradigm on plastic, and reduce extreme poverty in Cameroon. Through the EXCELerator program, Ayamba has gained knowledge and skills that have helped his project and him personally.

Fishing the Fishing Cat in Koshi: Need for conservation education, rescue/rehabilitation and capacity building program for the front liners

Fishing the Fishing Cat in Koshi: Need for conservation education, rescue/rehabilitation and capacity building program for the front liners

In Nepal, it is common to see people struggling to get the correct information and skills to respond to the cats including fishing cats and in many cases ending up with mal-practices, even though they intend to help during rescue and rehabilitation activities. Frontline conservation communities require practical information about the Fishing cat, ways to respond, handle, rescue and rehabilitation.

Unlocking the Power of Capacity-building in Uganda

Unlocking the Power of Capacity-building in Uganda

Uganda is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, ranking in the top 10 globally, and this natural richness has inspired many conservationists to take action to protect the country’s natural heritage. One such conservationist is Aiita Joshua Apamaku, a biologist from Uganda who is passionate about biodiversity and the climate crisis.

Invest in the Planet by Investing in the Youth

Invest in the Planet by Investing in the Youth

As we celebrate Earth Day 2023, it’s important to reflect on the role of young people in conservation efforts. The next generation has the potential to drive meaningful change and create a more sustainable future for our planet. How can we support young people as we move towards conserving the planet’s half?

Children as Conservation Catalysts: The Role of Education in Biodiversity in Benin

Children as Conservation Catalysts: The Role of Education in Biodiversity in Benin

Moustapha’s E-biodiversity project was launched with the aim of raising awareness and educating children about the importance of biodiversity conservation. He noticed that there was a lack of biodiversity education in the primary schools of the Pobèregion in Benin. Moustapha and his team decided to launch a project that would contribute to the fight against the threats to biodiversity conservation.