Conservation

In this theme we seek to inspire and raise interest in conservation projects of wild nature around the world, while examining and presenting a selection of current popular or scientific news on topics within nature conservation. A special emphasis will be on conservation projects where visitors can engage themselves and contribute through activities or visits to the study sites.

Hoare Bay, Nunavut.Adult male polar bear ambling the drift ice. Photo by Henning Thing.

Hoare Bay, Nunavut.Adult male polar bear ambling the drift ice. Photo by Henning Thing.

We offer services within Project Management & Facilitation:

  • Project ideas and management of cross-disciplinary projects on mitigating climate effects and nature conservation.
  • Project ideas and counselling on Citizen Science & Travel combinations.
  • Counselling on or development of outreach, education or lecture material on topics within climate and conservation research.

 

Mozambique Marine Wildlife

Cabo Del Gado: Fish, coral reefs and coastline

The province of the Cabo Delgado, Mozambique’s rural north-eastern corner, is a hotspot for biodiversity. Not only does it hold the unique Coastal Dry Forests with a high diversity of endemic flora and fauna species, the coastline also has the most climate-stable coral reefs of East Africa. In terms of its marine ecosystems, the coastal area of the Cabo Delgado province is highly valued.

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Dragon’s Desire for Ivory

Ivory carvings are still desired as symbols of success and prestige, especially for the growing Chinese middle class. Yet, the awareness of how this demand is critically threatening elephant populations seems to go unnoticed to the Chinese public. To decrease the demand for ivory appears to be the only suc-cessful way to fight the illegal trade in ivory.

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Declared actions towards combatting illegal wildlife trade and moratorium on ivory

Chad sets example and burns its ivory stock after governments met to find common strategies in dealing with illegal trade of wildlife.

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