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2 months ago
Analysis: World's protected areas safeguard only a fraction of wildlife

Although countries have committed to set aside 17 percent of the world’s land and 10 percent of marine kingdoms as protected areas by 2020 (known as Aichi Target 11 of the Convention on Biological Diversity), it seems that there are no resources to meet this commitment. A study of more than 2,000 ... See more

A new analysis published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment shows that the world's protected areas (PAs) are experiencing major shortfalls in staffing and resources and are therefore failing on a massive scale to safeguard wildlife.

2 months ago

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to
ourselves and to one another.” -- 
Chris Maser

2 months ago
Photos from PAMS Foundation's post

Working in the bush to protect wildlife definitely comes with its challenges. To work in the field requires a lot of experience and commitment as you’re bound to encounter some tough and even dangerous situations. First aid training is important for everyone who works in the field as hospitals ... See more

2 months ago
Photos from PAMS Foundation's post

This is what keeps us motivated! Seeing rangers passionate, working
hard to protect wildlife, and ensuring the security and an economic future for their communities is a really great reward for us. Thank you to all those who work together and who are committed to a fairer future!

2 months ago

Conservation Fun Day!

This is the name of one of the great activities that PAMS Foundation, along with Wildlife Nature Institute and USAID hosted last year. Our fun days involve talking about conservation while having fun! We’ve been organizing these events in schools across Tanzania to talk ... See more

2 months ago

Love ...naturally! 🙂

Have a great Sunday

2 months ago
Queen Awards MBE to CEO - Lilongwe Wildlife Trust

Congratulations Jonny Vaughan

CEO of Lilongwe Wildlife Trust, Jonathan Vaughan, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty the Queen in recognition of his services to wildlife conservation in Malawi. Jonny has dedicated his award to the staff at the Trust, saying that whilst he is ... See more

2 months ago

Slow down!!!! It's Saturday

2 months ago
Serengeti unchallenged in World Travel Awards gala

Congratulations Tanzania
https://www.ippmedia.com/en/news/serengeti-unchallenged-world-travel-awards-gala?fbclid=IwAR0bMThVnamRlbtIQ5vZKJu24CJH-Wk7oONtMwigeTtuNRWB89LtYrgiGrs

TANZANIA has made a strong showing in this year’s World Travel Awards with the Serengeti clinching Africa’s Leading National Park award, along with three other wins.

2 months ago
Conservation groups concerned as WHO recognizes traditional Chinese medicine

Chinese medicine has ancient roots and is responsible for some interesting pharmacological discoveries including the use of artemisinin to treat malaria. But it is not all so positive, the ingredients in some of its prescriptions, in addition to plants and minerals, include some animal parts, ... See more

The World Health Organization (WHO) approved the inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine in the revision of its influential International Classification of Diseases for the first time on May 25, touching off worries that the move could drive up demand for body parts of wild animals. “As the ... See more

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