Current Issues

Historically the conservation field has primarily functioned by combatting conservation issues as they arise, thus being a reactive discipline. However,…
Climate change has direct impacts on ecosystems and biodiversity but may also indirectly impact nature through human adaptation responses. A…
There are strong linkages between biodiversity conservation and human health, the health of domestic animals, wildlife health, and ecosystem health.…
Across Africa, women play critical land and natural resource management roles. However, these roles are typically unrecognized or undervalued. Minorities…
Building on previous work done under the Land Rights Tenure Rights thematic area, the Community Based Forestry Management (CBFM) approach…
ABCG is reducing watershed degradation and improving the health of freshwater ecosystems through linking freshwater conservation and water, sanitation, and…

Past Issues

Discussions and papers pertaining to the topic of widlife trafficking, wildlife crime and wildlife law enforcement can be found under…
 Religious faith plays an enormous role in the lives of people around the world, helping to provide an understanding of…
Topics with scopes at the regional or landscape level or demand an explicitly regional approach in coordination.
ABCG is lucky to have representatives of member, partner and associated organizations share their field work and experiences across sectors…
The natural environment faces a dynamic set of threats, challenges and opportunities that conservationists seek to understand and respond to…
There are many externalities and emerging issues causing unintended or indirect adverse impacts on biodiversity in Africa. This includes human…
Overview Planning, Mapping Future Trends and Interventions, and Adaptive Management for Biodiversity Conservation On 15 May 2008, the Africa Biodiversity…
The unsustainable, illegal, commercial bushmeat crisis is one of the most significant threats to wildlife populations in Africa today. Bushmeat…
Through the 2008-2009 Wildlife Without Borders Africa program, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) is addressing the need for…