Africa

Projects in West Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in West Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Southern Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Southern Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Central Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Central Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Rescuing Sea Turtles From Fishermen’s Nets

An organization on the coast of Kenya tries to persuade local residents to help return the trapped reptiles to the ocean, rather than sell their meat and shells for a living

15 October 2018

Global Dugong Genetics Project

The Global Dugong Genetics Project aims to examine the phylogeography of the dugong based on historical samples from throughout the dugong’s range. It will update conservation and management actions through mapping the distribution of discrete dugong populations; identifying historical and potential migratory routes; and highlighting small populations as a priority for conservation. The Project was a collaboration between James Cook University and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.

16 July 2018

Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit

The Dugong and Seagrass Research Toolkit is an initiative by TOTAL, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi and CMS Dugong MOU to provide an easily accessible online resource that incorporates decision-making for the selection of the most appropriate methodologies for studies of dugongs, seagrasses and the associated human communities.

16 July 2018

Metals in Blood and Eggs of Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) from Nesting Colonies of the Northern Coast of the Sea of Oman

The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) has been a species of global concern for decades. In this study, heavy metals (mercury: Hg; Cadmium: Cd; Lead: Pb; Copper: Cu; and Zinc: Zn) were measured in blood and three egg fraction of green sea turtles nesting on the northern coast of Sea of Oman. Heavy metals concentrations in blood, yolk, albumen, and egg shell ranged between 0.16–36.78, 0.006–33.88, 0.003–4.02, and 0.002–6.85 μg/g (ww), respectively.

14 September 2018