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From the Field in Mozambique: Gorongosa Rebirth Gives Communities Another Chance at Life

A boy and his friends enjoy some fishing on the bank of Vinho River. Vinho village, in the “buffer zone,” has benefited from the park’s restoration with jobs, schooling and improved health services. Photo credit: Cristina Miranda USAID/Mozambique

After a 16-years of serving as the stage of a civil war that devastated Mozambique, today Gorongosa National Park is thriving. Read more >>

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Tracking Tigers for Conservation

A large adult male tiger seen in the Terai Arc Landscape. Tiger conservation is a top priority in Nepal, a source and transit point of poaching and the illegal trade of wildlife. Photo credit: Christy Williams, WWF

Over the last two years, the USAID-funded “Nepal Tiger Genome Project” has used an innovative genetic technology to track, identify and protect the remaining 125 tigers in Nepal. Read more >>

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CITES Met in Bangkok To Protect At-Risk Plants and Wildlife

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USAID, along with the State Department and Embassy Bangkok, are working together to protect wildlife and plants in Thailand. Read more >>

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Worth a Thousand Words: Photo Contest Captures USAID Environment Projects

Never heard of a dugong? This photo took top-10 honors in the most recent FrontLines photo contest. Dugongs, a type of large marine mammal caught by the residents of Maliangin, Malaysia, are now released within the Maliangin marine sanctuary as a result of the USAID and World Wildlife Fund Coral Triangle Support Partnership. The collaboration […]

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Pic of the Week: Conserving Wildlife in Southern Sudan

Park rangers in southern Sudan

Supported by USAID, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to protect southern Sudan’s natural resources while creating local jobs. Read more >>

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Southern Sudan’s Wildlife Thrives

Staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Government of Southern Sudan Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism collar an adult male elephant with GPS satellite tag in Nimule Park in southern Sudan.  Photo Credit: Paul Elkan, WCS

Despite two decades of a brutal civil war, southern Sudan has become a thriving habitat for an amazing diversity of African wildlife. Read more >>

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