Yesterday the Duke of Cambridge visited the Dar es Salaam Sea Port. During his visit, he was also introduced the Police Detection Dog Unit which PAMS Foundation supports. The dogs and the handlers showed off their skills, and their ability to sniff out ivory, drugs, firearms and PANGOLIN!!!!. We very excited about the recent inclusion of pangolin odour in their skill set, which is possibly a first for Africa. ... See more
The Duke of Cambridge met with PAMS Foundation during his visit to Tanzania
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Science, technology and intelligence. This is the formula for unveiling the network of illegal trafficking in ivory. Information sharing between countries where elephants are victims of poaching and new genetic investigation techniques help investigators to reconstruct the main routes and destinations of illegal ivory. ... See more
Around 40,000 African elephants are illegally killed for their tusks every year. But catching ivory poachers, and successfully convicting them, has remained incredibly hard. In 2016, for instance, Kenyan businessman Feisal Mohamed Ali was found guilty of dealing in ivory worth $433,000, equivalent o... ... See more
Would you like to travel and, at the same time, actively participate in the protection of the planet? Would you like your hotel reservation for the weekend to become a concrete gesture of conservation? Would you like to contribute to the work of PAMS simply by continuing to make your business trips as you have always done? This is the goal of Goodwings, an initiative that really integrates the market and conservation in an efficient way and PAMS Foundation is happy to part of it...take a look ... See more
Take part in shaping 2030 with Goodwings! 🌍💚 Three years ago today, the Sustainable Development Goals were created to drive a better and more sustainable world by 2030. At Goodwings your hotel bookings are a powerful solution to help reach the Global Goals! Take part in shaping 2030 and sign up your company here: https://www.goodwings.com/en-us/corporate Together with our NGO partners and traveling companies worldwide we continue working towards supporting the 2030 Agenda by providing funding to amazing projects that drive a better and more sustainable world! #nexthotelmatters ... See more
Some beautiful photos from James of the PAMS staff who is teaching students about the beauty and value of wildlife. “Carefully examining the spots, the students at Mtowambu Primary School enjoy the giraffe conservation lessons just before the September midterm holidays”.
Some memories from one of the most anticipated events of the year for PAMS Foundation—the Tembo Cup! It’s always an extraordinary opportunity for communities to come together and have fun while at the same time learning important environmental conservation messages.
What are researchers doing to save our planet? The sixth mass extinction continues and is even accelerating, but conservation scientists, it is claimed, have no solutions to offer. Even more worrying, the researchers would be so pessimistic that the warnings they give could be counterproductive. But is this really the case? Two researchers from the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) have addressed this question. They examined almost 13,000 research articles published during the last 15 years in the main scientific journals dedicated to conservation to figure this out. ... See more
Over 15 years, almost 13,000 scientific papers have been published in the leading conservation science journals. Yet biodiversity remains threatened at a global scale. Researchers have now focused on this worrisome paradox by taking a deeper look at this large volume of literature. One of the major.... ... See more
Photo from “Helping Brother Rhinoceros” Environmental Education Book Happy World Rhinoceros Day! One of the most important aspects of helping to save our worlds Rhino’s is education. By developing children’s books in Swahili and curriculum that teaches children about wildlife and conservation-we can be a part of a work that is changing the lives of many Tanzanian children to understand the beauty and importance of Rhinoceroses found in their backyards! With this in mind, please share the love for Rhinos on this special day! @USAIDTanzania ... See more
Have you heard about this? The interesting (and sad) case of how the dingo has been delisted as ‘fauna’ in Australia...A look at how we decide to name things at our convenience...
So, a few of us have just submitted a letter contesting the Western Australia Government’s recent decision to delist dingoes as ‘fauna’ (I know — what the hell else could they be?…
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