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Indigenous communities crucial to protecting biodiversity, says Minister Creecy   
April 01, 2022
Source: MSN - Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has highlighted how engaging with local and indigenous communities can benefit economic potential and protect biodiversity.
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Investors Join Landmark Wildlife Conservation Bond to Support Black Rhinos and Local Communities in South Africa   
April 01, 2022
Source: India Education Diary - Washington  – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD) today issued the Wildlife Conservation Bond (WCB). The bond was priced on March 23, 2022. The 5-year US$150 million bond due...
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Working towards safe, sustainable cities for women   
April 01, 2022
Source: The Daily Star - This year, the focus was on "Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow." Specifically, it recognises how women and girls worldwide are leading the fight against climate change so that they can change lives for the better.
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DR already has its first ELSA map for environmental conservation areas   
March 31, 2022
Source: DR1 - The Ministry of Environment announced that the country now has its first map of environmental conservation areas. The map is the result of the initiative “Mapping Nature for People and the Planet” implemented with the...
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Zambia: The Race to Save Zambia's Wetlands   
March 31, 2022
Source: AllAfrica.com - As the sun sets in central Zambia, orange rays reflect across the Lukanga Swamp, a vast wetland spanning 2,600 km2.
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Keen interest in World Bank Rhino Bonds launched in SA   
March 31, 2022
Source: biznews.com - The World Bank has launched an innovative way to grow the population of endangered black rhinos by launching a Wildlife Conservation Bond.
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The race to save Zambia’s wetlands   
March 30, 2022
Source: unep.org - Among them is John Chisela, one of more than 6 million people who rely on the wetlands – and the surrounding forests – for food, firewood and income. But for many here, life is becoming more precarious “Fish...
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Governments advance negotiations on ambitious global biodiversity framework but require more time   
March 30, 2022
Source: EurekAlert! - The Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI) completed important work on ensuring the mobilization and scaling-up of finance for biodiversity, including a resource mobilization strategy and the role of the Global Environment...
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As forests fall, Zambians race to find alternatives to logging   
March 30, 2022
Source: unep.org - With funding from the Global Environment Facility, teams are working to expand protected areas and help local communities manage forests more sustainably. “The harsh realities of poverty for the communities living in this...
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Seychelles: Development Bank of Seychelles Seeks Sustainable Fisheries Businesses and NGOs to Apply for 'Blue' Funding   
March 30, 2022
Source: AllAfrica.com - The Development Bank of Seychelles (DBS) is urging Seychellois who are interested in sustainable fisheries activities to come forward to access funding under the Blue Investment Fund, said a top DBS official.
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