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AFRICA
Big salaries, posh offices and cars eating up funding for conservation in Africa

Big salaries, posh offices and cars eating up funding for conservation in Africa

A new study published by Maliasili and Synchronicity Earth, both African organisations whose work revolves around community-based approaches to conservation show that indigenous people and local communities across the globe receive less than 1 per cent of all climate funding, while African organizations...

AFRICA
Inside Africa’s $200bn conservation funding plan: What we know

Inside Africa’s $200bn conservation funding plan: What we know

Some $2 billion to $3 billion is what is urgently needed annually to allow the fund to kickstart and support the protected and conserved areas on the continent, according to Frederick Kumah, Vice President of Kenya-based African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the organization spearheading ongoing push to...

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Nyiragongo: Citizen science could help better predict deadly eruptions

Nyiragongo: Citizen science could help better predict deadly eruptions

The eruption on May 22, 2021 caught the local and international scientific community by surprise as the only relevant activity known to staff at the Eastern Congo volcano observatory (OVG) in the months preceding the eruption was unusual occurrence of hybrid seismic events around Nyamulagira and Nyiragongo...