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Oceana Celebrates Victory in Protecting Arctic Ocean from Offshore Drilling

Oceana Celebrates Victory in Protecting Arctic Ocean from Offshore Drilling

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Group Applauds Obama Administration for Removing Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from Five-Year Drilling Program, Calls for Protection of Atlantic from Seismic Airgun Blasting

Global Health News - Nov 2016

Global Health News - Nov 2016

by Christin VanZant — Aug 30, 2017 01:03 AM

Global Health Highlights from USAID

After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again

After the Arab Spring: Learning to Love Nature Again

by Christin VanZant — Aug 14, 2017 04:12 PM

From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East

A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales

A Good July for Elephants, as Japan E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Shuts Down Ivory Sales

by Christin VanZant — Aug 14, 2017 03:49 PM

In a major victory for wildlife, Japanese giant Internet retailer Rakuten announced on July 6, 2017, that it was banning the sale of ivory on its site, with trading to be phased out over the next month. Rakuten Inc., valued…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities Late July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities Late July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Aug 05, 2017 07:53 PM

African Wildlife Foundation-Senior Enterprise Officer, Conservation International-Country Director & Director, Climate Change, The Nature Conservancy-Terrestrial Conservation Manager & Chief of Party Endangered Ecosystems of Northern Tanzania, The ICCF Group-Senior Programs Officer, IUCN-Project Manager - Combating Wildlife Crime

Land Disputes & Conflict: Finding Solutions

Land Disputes & Conflict: Finding Solutions

by Christin VanZant — Aug 05, 2017 06:30 PM

July #LandMatters Newsletter

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Quarterly News Digest July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Aug 04, 2017 04:36 PM

Recent Publications, News Highlights, Upcoming Events, and Past Event Resources

Hydropower Development in the Greater Mekong

Hydropower Development in the Greater Mekong

by Christin VanZant — Jul 10, 2017 03:54 PM

Large-scale infrastructure projects, including dams for hydropower, can severely affect wildlife, ecosystems and ultimately humans.

Girls in the Garage - Upending expectations in northern Morocco

Girls in the Garage - Upending expectations in northern Morocco

by Christin VanZant — Jul 10, 2017 03:36 PM

Women’s Work “In Morocco — and especially here in the north, in Tetouan, the jobs that women tend to do are hairdressing, cooking, patisserie…,” explains Najlae. Ever since she was a little girl, Najlae was fascinated by cars and motorbikes.…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities July 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities July 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jul 07, 2017 12:55 PM

WWF - Africa Climate Change Adaptation Coordinator; WWF - Technical Advisor - Jengi TNS Lobeke Programme; WCS - Project Director, Okapi Faunal Reserve; Maliasili Initiatives - Chief Operating Officer; Eagle - Organizational Development Officer; Eagle - Field Investigations Officer; Eagle…

USAID Global Health Newsletter - June 2017

USAID Global Health Newsletter - June 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jun 28, 2017 09:02 PM

Maternal & Child Survival 2017 Acting on the Call Report: A Focus on Health Systems We're excited to share the fourth annual Acting on the Call report. This year's report recounts progress in our maternal and child survival efforts and…

Celebrating Father’s Day 2017

Celebrating Father’s Day 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jul 07, 2017 12:40 PM

This Father's Day, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrates the critical role that fathers play in influencing and supporting the wellbeing of families. Men are often the primary decision-makers in many of the countries where USAID works and…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities June 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities June 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jun 28, 2017 08:42 PM

Conservation International - Regional Programme Manager, Wildlife Programmes: Nairobi, Kenya; ZSL - Landscape Manager: Cameroon; RTI Intl - Technical and Managerial Positions; IUCN - Consultancies

USAID Global Health Newsletter - May 2017

USAID Global Health Newsletter - May 2017

by Christin VanZant — Jun 28, 2017 08:30 PM

FOCUS ON HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN Human-centered design (HCD) is a way of thinking that places the people you're trying to serve at the center of the design and implementation process. HCD was developed in the private sector to integrate business and…

The Wild Table: Fish, Forests and Food Security

by FRAME Administrator — Oct 10, 2019 12:14 PM

What do chocolate, forests and fisheries management have in common? The answer lies at the intersection of biodiversity conservation and food security.

A Thriving Business Creates Opportunity in Tajikistan

A Thriving Business Creates Opportunity in Tajikistan

by Christin VanZant — Jun 01, 2017 01:47 PM

Hamrohkon Toirova’s barber shop has only been open since last fall, but she already has a regular clientele that covers her expenses and provides her family with 20 percent more income that they used to have. With her newfound economic…

Five Provinces and National Agencies Join Forces to Protect and Conserve the Verde Island Passage

Five Provinces and National Agencies Join Forces to Protect and Conserve the Verde Island Passage

by Christin VanZant — May 31, 2017 01:45 PM

Batangas City, 6 April 2017 - Five provinces along the Verde Island Passage and national agencies today committed to a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will strengthen the protection and management of what is considered as the global epicenter of…

6 Things You Need to Know About Mangroves (but never thought to ask)

6 Things You Need to Know About Mangroves (but never thought to ask)

by Christin VanZant — May 31, 2017 01:44 PM

“I love mangroves.” That’s a phrase you’ve probably never heard anyone say. Mangroves don’t inspire awe and wonder the way coral reefs, rainforests or wide-open grasslands do. In many parts of the world, they’ve long been frowned upon as dirty,…

Sustainable Tourism, Development the Focus of New AWF Partnership

Sustainable Tourism, Development the Focus of New AWF Partnership

by Christin VanZant — May 31, 2017 01:42 PM

In recognizing the need for genuine partnerships to ensure that sustainable tourism development is in harmony with and compliments conservation of the environment, wildlife and wild lands and the utilization of the natural resources in a modernizing Africa, the African…

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities mid-May 2017

Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group Career Opportunities mid-May 2017

by Christin VanZant — May 30, 2017 07:24 PM

WWF Chief of Party - Combatting Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa in Windhoek, Namibia; African Wildlife Foundation - Digital Content Officer in Nairobi, Kenya; ZSL Business and Biodiversity Technical Advisor, Africa in London; Ol Pejeta Conservancy - Chief Commercial Officer…

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