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ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative

ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative (ASI) is a pilot initiative aimed at establishing an integrated and coordinated monitoring system of cetacean populations, at the macroregional level of the Mediterranean/Black Sea, in coordination with the countries bordering the two seas and with their…

Chimpanzees and humans: biodiversity, tropical forests and sustainable agriculture

Chimpanzees and humans: biodiversity, tropical forests and sustainable agriculture

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

This project, the second phase of support from the Foundation which began in 2015, aims to preserve Uganda's tropical rainforest through a chimpanzee protection program. It involves coordinating the actions of local actors working for the conservation of chimpanzees, improving human-wildlife…

Conservation of monk seal and its habitats along Mugla and Antalya Pronvicial coasts in Turkey through concrete actions

Conservation of monk seal and its habitats along Mugla and Antalya Pronvicial coasts in Turkey through concrete actions

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The Project aims to enhance and further strengthen an already ongoing nation wide coastal network called "Mediterranean Seal Information & Rescue Network" AFBIKA, and to have timely and key seal sighting data and also illegal cave penetrations. It is an effective participatory program…

De-equipping of unauthorised climbing routes to ensure the reproduction of the Egyptian vulture in the Luberon

De-equipping of unauthorised climbing routes to ensure the reproduction of the Egyptian vulture in the Luberon

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

In order to improve the tranquillity of two Egyptian vultures installed in 2019 in the cliffs of the Petit Luberon state forest, a section of the climbing routes closest to the nesting area was de-equipped in 2020. However, in the neighbouring cliffs, other climbing routes have been equipped…

Conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal at the wider area of the National Marine Park of Alonissos Northern Sporades (NMPANS)

Conservation of the Mediterranean monk seal at the wider area of the National Marine Park of Alonissos Northern Sporades (NMPANS)

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

The project will take place in NMPANS and the neighboring areas of Skopelos, Skiathos, S.E Pelion and N. Evia, and Lichadonisisa islets; these areas host important Mediterranean monk seal populations (see project's map). The project will include: A public awareness campaign highlighting the…

Mediterranean Monk Seal Conservation Program at Cap Blanc

Mediterranean Monk Seal Conservation Program at Cap Blanc

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The main objective of the Monk Seal Conservation Program developed at Cabo Blanco peninsula is to improve the conservation status of this endangered species in the region and globally.

WOLFALPS EU - Coordinated actions at Alpine level to implement coexistence actions between the wolf and human activities

WOLFALPS EU - Coordinated actions at Alpine level to implement coexistence actions between the wolf and human activities

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

The aim is to improve coexistence at the level of the Alpine wolf population by implementing coordinated actions throughout the Alpine ecosystem, where the wolf has been present for 20 years (Western Alps) and where the recolonisation process has just started (Central Eastern Alps) on the basis of…

Welcoming Tigers back home - Phase 3

Welcoming Tigers back home - Phase 3

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

In 1950, more than 200 wild tigers lived in Northeast China, by 2012 they were only 20. The tiger population was decimated by habitat loss and degradation, poaching, and prey depletion driven by long-term and large-scale logging. Due to concerted efforts from the Government of China and partners…

Local community involvement in coral reefs reforestation in the Barù Peninsula, Colombian Caribbean National Park.

Local community involvement in coral reefs reforestation in the Barù Peninsula, Colombian Caribbean National Park.

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse and economically valuable ecosystems on the planet, yet the world has lost half of its coral reefs in the past 30 years. Coral reefs are known to need stable conditions for them to survive. In the Barú Peninsula, this marine ecosystem has…

Addressing the Shark Crisis : Reducing Demand for Shark Fin in Asian Market

Addressing the Shark Crisis : Reducing Demand for Shark Fin in Asian Market

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

In response to the continuing shark crisis, WWF will expand its successful regional shark fin programme to two new priority markets: mainland China and Thailand, and utilise the findings of a cutting-edge study to create behavioural change amongst shark fin consumers in Asia. This study, led by…

The Golden Children – establishing a koala insurance population for Australia

The Golden Children – establishing a koala insurance population for Australia

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Under direction from the Minister for Environment and Water, International Koala Centre of Excellence (IKCE) will manage and develop the so-called Captive Managed Disease Free (CMDF). A collaboration with Cleland Wildlife Park (CPW) and Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary (HBWS) will also seek to…

Plants under Pressure 2

Plants under Pressure 2

Monaco
Conservation of endangered species
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

This project brings together two core Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) indicators – the Sampled Red List Index (SRLI) for Plants and the Biodiversity Intactness Index (BII) - enhance global biodiversity assessment and the setting of on-the-ground…