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Are bats to blame?

Are bats to blame?

While the source of the virus that has caused Covid 19 is still unknown, bats and other wildlife have been blamed. TBA alumni have been busy joining in the debate. Ricardo Rocha and Paul Webala recently published an enlightening letter in Animal Conservation outlining...

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Empowering young researchers to publish

Empowering young researchers to publish

A major challenge for early career researchers is letting the world know about their important conservation work.  Publishing is a sign of quality in research and can ultimately help inform management decisions to conserve species and their habitats. The TBA has just...

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Earth Optimism 2020

Earth Optimism 2020

Human activities over the past decades have more often than not, interfered with global ecosystems. This is evidenced by the rapid increase in environmental degradation manifested through, species extinction, climate change, and deforestation among others....

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Taking hotspot conservation a notch higher

Taking hotspot conservation a notch higher

At the heart of Madagascar’s capital city, 23 conservation managers convened for a 2-day CEPF experience sharing event in November 2019 to share their project impacts and lessons learned. The managers represented 21 Civil Society Organizations (CSO) from Madagascar,...

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Managing citizen science projects

Managing citizen science projects

Managing citizen science projects well is fundamental in generating quality data essential for enhancing knowledge and fostering conservation practice and policy. From recruiting volunteers to evaluating results and outcomes, each...

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7 years of conservation success-and counting!

24 conservation managers from across the Eastern Afromontane (EAM) Biodiversity Hotspot convened in Uganda for a CEPF experience-sharing event from 2nd to 5th July 2019. The event offered a platform for the managers to share their lessons and achievements based on...

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Launching a new wave of citizen scientists

You don't need experts to collect useful data to show how our species are faring. That was the message from 22 African conservation managers from 10 African countries who attended our workshop at the end of April. These managers spent five days on a pioneering...

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Paving the way for Citizen Science in Africa

Citizen Science is gaining popularity as a means of engaging the public in collecting data that can tell us how the nature on our doorstep is faring.   As well as helping research, citizen science data can play a big role in supporting national conservation agenda. In...

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Setting the pace for regional conservation

Anitah Faranirina’s goal is to change the conservation scene in Madagascar. With her work at NGO Kolo Ala, she wants to halt the threats facing biodiversity in Madagascar. “We face a great challenge in implementing effective conservation projects as most conservation...

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