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UWA FUNDRAISING FOR SILVER-BACK GORILLA CONSERVATION

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2022 The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at mobilizing resources for conservation of Silver-back Gorillas. UWA- Bwindi, in partnership with  “GORILLAS  our friends FOREVER” Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-Evan), and local …

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SAVING MT KEI FOREST FROM CROSS BORDER CRIMINALS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU MOUNT KEI: FRIDAY, Jun 24, 2022 This story was produced with support from the Rainforest Journalism Fund in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. A rough, dusty road from Yumbe town in West Nile sub-region of Uganda passes through Mount Kei national forest reserve (formally known as Mount …

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TILENGA BIODIVERSITY PROJECT WILL LEAVE MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK BETTER –NEMA

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022 Barirega Akankwasah, the Executive Director of the National Environment Management Authority has said that the Tilenga Bio-diversity protection and conservation program would leave the Murchison Falls National Park in a better state. Calling it “a pilot on biodiversity offset” project in Uganda’s …

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TACKLING DEFORESTATION TO STOP FAMILY BREAK-UPS IN WEST NILE

Young girls from harvesting firewood BY FEDERICK DRAMADRI              ARUA: THURSDAY, JUNE 02, 2022 In the West Nile sub-region, the districts of Terego, Madi Okollo, Obongi, Yumbe, Koboko and Adjumani are hosting refugees. Together with those that are densely populated, these districts are experiencing rapid …

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