Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Discover the PANORAMA webinar series on protected area solutions, hosted by the IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.
Stay in touch through social media (Facebook and Twitter) or Protecting the Planet newsletter to be alerted about the next PANORAMA webinars and news, or sign up to our mailing list. Past sessions (...
The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to advance research and conservation of over 540 diverse reef fish species in six...
Snapper, Seabream & Grunt Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Barry Russell and Ken LindemanRed List Authority Coordinator: Barry RussellWebsite2016-2017 Snapper, Seabream and Grunt SG Report Key...
Made up of experts from around the world, tthe IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group leads efforts to study giraffe, okapi and the threats...
IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Noelle Kumpel and Julian FennessyRed List Authority Coordinator: David MallonWebsite2016-2017 Giraffe and Okapi SG Report
The IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG) mission is to promote the development and long term maintenance of viable populations of the...
IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group Chair: Mike KnightIUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group Deputy Chair: Benson Okita OumaRed List Authority Coordinator: Richard EmslieNewsletterWebsite2016-...
The more people experience, connect with, and share their love of nature, the more support there will be for its conservation and the more they will...
Socotra Archipelago stands out as a site where different IUCN bodies can contribute in assessing, sustaining and reclaiming outstanding universal values of natural world heritage. IUCN is an...
Along with over 18,000 participants from 180 countries representing government institutions, national agencies, academia and research, private sector...
The event provided an opportunity for stakeholders to come together and achieve the following: identify ways to harness the potential of the blue economy to create jobs and combat poverty and hunger...
Member states, industry players, UN agencies, leading experts and civil society organisations from around the globe have come together this week in...
The world’s governments have recently recognised the need for a coordinated global response to tackle marine plastic pollution. They are now considering the creation of a new global convention to...
Tanya Merceron is IUCN's new regional coordinator for Western and Central Africa of the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA)...
The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) programme aims to improve the long-term conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)...
The Kishoka Youth Organization and 250 young people moved 1,000 tons of waste in 12 hours in Mombasa County, Kenya
The Kishoka Youth Organization is seriously interested in issues to deal with environment and the ecosystem.  Its objectives are mainly geared towards environmental issues, clean up and justice....
Third article of the Children as Champions of Climate Change - stories from all around the Planet series
In our previous articles we learnt about the Giant Postcard initiative and saw a beautiful example of children taking action in Nigeria for raising the attention of policy makers to the importance of...
Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney

Wildlife conservation that uses community partnerships is working for people and threatened species across Africa, write Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney of IUCN's Sustainable Use and Livelihoods...

Catalysing knowledge into action IUCN SOS – Save Our Species contributes to the long-term survival of threatened species, their habitats and the people who depend on them, by supporting civil...

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