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ABCG at IUCN World Conservation Congress

Held once every four years, the recently concluded IUCN World Conservation Congress that was held in Marseille, France, and online, on September 3-11, 2011, brought together several …

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Benefits of Population, Health and Environment Approaches for Conservation

The World Population Data Sheet 2021 reports that Africa’s population is rapidly growing. The report further reveals that Africa has the highest fertility rate at …

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Advocacy for Ecosystem and WASH Training

The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) will be holding a course on “Advocacy for Ecosystem and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)” which was launched on …

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What is New in the World of Population, Health and Environment?

The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) Population, Health and Environment (PHE) sub task of the Global Health Linkages to Biodiversity Conservation aims to demonstrate a …

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ABCG News Digest: August 2021

The August 2021 Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) News Digest features our latest news and upcoming events. Get to read about lessons learnt in the …

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Lessons from Africa to the Navajo Nation on Freshwater Resources Management

I come from the Diné (Navajo) people and live on the Navajo reservation. In my culture, we have a deep respect for water because all …

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ABCG Annual Report 2020

This report by the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) covers the activities implemented in the annual period from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

This report by the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) covers the annual period from October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019. ABCG is a consortium of seven international conservation non-governmental…

This report by the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) covers the annual period from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. ABCG is a consortium of seven international conservation non-governmental…

Current Issues

  • Freshwater Conservation and WASH

    ABCG is reducing watershed degradation and improving the health of freshwater ecosystems through linking freshwater conservation and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). In response to...
  • Community-Based Forest Management

    Building on previous work done under the Land Rights Tenure Rights thematic area, the Community Based Forestry Management (CBFM) approach focuses on promoting and understanding...
  • Gender Integration

    Across Africa, women play critical land and natural resource management roles. However, these roles are typically unrecognized or undervalued. Minorities and disadvantaged groups are also...
  • Population Health And Environment

    Population Health And Environment There are strong linkages between biodiversity conservation and human health, the health of domestic animals, wildlife health, and ecosystem health. ABCG implements...

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Responsibly Managed Forest Concessions Can Protect Jaguars and Other Mammals (English and Spanish)

WCS Guatemala, in partnership with Wildlife Messengers, produced a video on a study showing how reduced-impact logging, which includes minimizing roads, avoiding sensitive areas and …

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First-Ever Africa-Wide Great Ape Assessment Reveals Human Activity, not Habitat Availability, is Greatest Driver of Ape Abundance

The first-ever Africa-wide assessment of great apes – gorillas, bonobos and chimpanzees – finds that human factors, including roads, population density and GDP, determine abundance …

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Scientists Predict Scary News for a Species of Bat

Two recent scientific studies under a project led by the Wildlife Conservation Society have revealed new insights on where and when bats hibernate across their …

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Gorilla Coffee Alliance to Enhance Rural Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has seen years of economic and political turmoil, which has impacted the well-being of local communities and threatened …

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WWF: World Needs US Climate Leadership Before COP26

Date October 19, 2021 Media Contact In response to the ongoing negotiations of climate provisions in the Congressional reconciliation package, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released …

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Bronx Zoo’s Holiday Lights Returns for 2021

Bronx, NY – Oct. 18, 2021 – New York is back and so is the City’s premiere outdoor holiday tradition – Holiday Lights at the …

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