Untitled Document
08
08

For more information click here ICCFoundation, USAID, USFWSIntl, AWF

08
08

Between the 17th and 19th of June 2015 partners of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership met in Yaounde, and among the topics discussed was the controversial issue of legalizing the sale of bushmeat. This African Wildlife Foundation video takes us inside the meeting to hear arguments for and against it.

08
08

The State of the Forest 2013 is completed and online. It is through the PFBC and the excellent contribution and availability of a large number of its members that this publication has been made possible. We should also thank the donors of this publication. Thank you to Norway, the European Union, the United States of America, Germany, France, Canada and FAO. Finally, thank you to the COMIFAC and CBFP facilitation.

08
08

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Esri have jointly developed and produced an online Story Map that combines spatial data, excellent cartography, and Web mapping tools to visually tell the story of the African elephant poaching crisis. To view the online Story Map click here.

08
08

Forest elephants in central Africa are being poached at alarmingly accelerating rates. A recent 10-year study and subsequent publication in PLOS by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is helping to bring the looming extinction of the forest elephant to global attention. To read more on the study click here, and to get the recent story on NPR click here. To see a fact sheet on CARPE's support to the government of DRC's efforts to fight poaching in Salonga National Park click here. One of the more recent poaching incidents involving forest elephants occurred within Dzanga-Ndoki national park, Central African Republic. To read about it click here. A new U.S. initiative to combat wildlife trafficking in Africa has just been announced, read more.

08
08

To access more news stories and announcements go to the CARPE News page

09
09

University of Maryland Campus. For more information click here UMD