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Tag archives for conservation
Empowering Women to Address Climate Change
Women often lead the way in adapting to climate change impacts. Read more >>
From the Field in Mozambique: Gorongosa Rebirth Gives Communities Another Chance at Life
After a 16-years of serving as the stage of a civil war that devastated Mozambique, today Gorongosa National Park is thriving. Read more >>
From the Field in Timor-Leste: Giving Communities a Voice in Conservation
Through the Coral Triangle Support Partnership, USAID is supporting Timor-Leste’s efforts to anticipate and adapt to climate change and natural disasters, especially in coastal communities. Read more >>
PEER Program Impact: Addressing Global Coral Reef Health through Science and Collaboration
In recent years coral reefs have increasingly come under threat from climate change, overfishing, pollution and disease. To tackle complex global issues such as this, USAID is tapping into the vast potential of the science and technology sector.
Creating Partners in Conservation in Rwanda
Tucked in the corner of southwestern Rwanda, along the borders of Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo and about four hours outside of Rwanda’s capital city is one of the most beautiful places in the world, Nyungwe Forest National Park.
Global Tiger Day
Global Tiger Day is an opportunity every July 29th to raise awareness of the need to protect our last remaining tigers for future generations.
Photo of the Week: Making handicrafts in Guatemala
A member of a woman’s cooperative in Totonicapan, Guatemala, makes handicrafts as part of an environmental project that supports ecotourism and alternative income generation. Read more >>
Healthy People, Healthy Environment: Family Planning and Integrated Development in Tanzania
Filmed in the northern coastal region of Tanzania, the short documentary “Healthy People, Healthy Environment” showcases an innovative approach to development Read more >>
Earth Matters Workshop Helps Nepali Journalists Link Environment to Socio-Political Dialogue
USAID, in partnership with WWF Nepal, organized a media Earth Day workshop to help journalists understand how environmental issues can be linked to broader socio-political issues in Nepal. Read more >>