Boris Ngounou

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02 12 2022 | 18:57

CAMEROON: Deforestation among causes of landslides

A new landslide has just caused the death of 15 people in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This is the fourth such tragedy in four years. In order to stop this increase in landslides, scientists and members of…

02 12 2022 | 18:50

TUNISIA: Economic sectors join “Biodev2030” for biodiversity

As Tunisia aspires to resilient biodiversity to accelerate sustainable development, the banking, cement and mineral water sectors in this North African country signed voluntary commitments with the…

02 12 2022 | 13:55

AFRICA: EU pledges €350 million a year for biodiversity

The European Union (EU) has pledged €350 million to protect biodiversity around the world, particularly in Africa. This is the substance of a press release published on 25 November 2022, ahead of…

02 12 2022 | 13:25

COP 15: Africa’s protected areas at the heart of the summit

The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) on biodiversity intends to adopt a new roadmap for international biodiversity action for the period 2020-2030. On this occasion, a coalition of countries…

21 10 2022 | 12:42

Ivory Coast: 50% of mangrove forests lost in nearly 30 years

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has just released the results of several studies on mangrove forests in West Africa. The results show that Ivory Coast has lost its…

21 10 2022 | 12:39

AFRICA: Nearly 66% of wildlife has disappeared since 1970

Africa has lost nearly 70% of its wildlife populations in about 50 years. This is one of the findings of the Living Planet Index, a reference tool published every two years by the World Wildlife…

21 10 2022 | 08:29

GUINEA: Government reintroduces logging, despite deforestation

Logging is resuming in Guinea after more than a year's ban, motivated by the need to preserve forest cover that has fallen victim to massive looting. The West African country is among the "bad…

21 10 2022 | 08:00

SOUTH AFRICA: Controversy over a new gas project by TotalEnergies

The Bloom association for the protection of the oceans and the South African non-governmental organization (NGO) The Green Connection launched a campaign in Paris on Monday 17 October 2022 against a…

02 10 2022 | 14:13

SOUTH AFRICA: Rhinos have lost 75% of their population in less than ten years

The future of the rhino is becoming increasingly bleak, despite efforts to combat poaching. According to the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Save the Rhino International, South Africa, which is…

02 10 2022 | 13:32

DRC: Musicians denounce oil exploitation in protected areas

The DRC government's oil and gas project is also provoking the wrath of musical artists. They have initiated protest concerts, the aim being to thwart the implementation of a government project that…

17 08 2022 | 17:10

AFRICA: AfDB pushes for SDRs for climate resilience

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is taking steps to strengthen climate finance in Africa. After estimating that Africa will need $1.6 trillion to cope with the effects of climate change by 2030,…

07 08 2022 | 09:03

AFRICA: Indigenous peoples depend on 50,000 threatened species (IPBES)

In its report "Sustainable Use of Wildlife" published on 8 July 2022, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) makes a general observation.…

07 08 2022 | 08:28

KENYA: Uhuru Kenyatta to lead climate adaptation programme

World leaders are tasking Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to lead Africa's efforts to combat climate change under the African Adaptation Acceleration Programme (AAP). Launched on 25 January 2022 by…

07 08 2022 | 08:26

GABON: CAFI grants new funding of $150 million to preserve forests

The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) has just granted a new financing of 150 million dollars for the preservation of Gabon's forests. The memorandum of understanding between Cafi and the…

28 07 2022 | 20:34

AFRICA: WCS joins the Coalition for Aquatic/Blue Foods, for marine biodiversity

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that it has joined the Coalition for Aquatic/Blue Foods, an international initiative to increase the importance of smart blue foods in the face…

28 07 2022 | 20:31

CENTRAL AFRICA: COMIFAC defines sustainable management of forest ecosystems

"The State of Central African Forests 2021". This is the title of the new report by the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC). It was presented on 7 July 2022 in Libreville, Gabon, on the…

22 07 2022 | 10:27

GABON: Jeff Bezos grants 35 million dollars for forest preservation

The founder of the Bezos Earth Fund has announced the granting of 35 million dollars to Gabon, to support the preservation of forests. The funding is part of the foundation's $110 million commitment…

19 07 2022 | 13:11

ZAMBIA: African Parks wins delegated management of Kafue National Park

The Kafue National Park joins the portfolio of African Parks. The nature conservation organization is committed to managing Zambia's largest national park for a period of 20 years. African Parks'…

12 07 2022 | 07:45

CENTRAL AFRICA: the region most sensitive to global warming?

Central Africa is the region of the world where global warming is the highest, 1.1°C against a global average of 1.09°C according to the 6th report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (…

12 07 2022 | 07:30

GABON: Police arrest woman for illegal possession of two primates

An alleged wildlife trafficker is in custody at the judicial police of Koumameyong, northeast Gabon. She was arrested for illegally holding a baby chimpanzee and a sign. In Gabon, signs and large…