This blog discusses how gender is being mainstreamed in GWP projects in Tanzania, Panama and Indonesia as well as tips for projects to integrate gender components into conservation activities.
Impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic have reverberated across the nature-based tourism sector. This second edition aims to collect and share the many resources that have emerged over the last two years to support nature-based tourism destinations and stakeholders to recover and reset in the face of the pandemic.
The guidance note illustrates the most recurrent challenges, experiences, and lessons learned across GWP projects to support coordination among national law enforcement agencies responsible for addressing wildlife crime and trafficking.
With the help of technology, protected area authorities, rangers, NGOs and practitioners are combating poaching and illegal wildlife trade and monitoring wildlife. Explore the conservation technology ebook to find out more about what technologies are in the forefront of conservation.
The GWP and ASL launches an up-to-date collection of resources, articles, guidelines, books, webpages, and more, on Ecological Corridors and Connectivity. Explore this interactive E-library to find out the latest knowledge and data for improving habitats and conserving wildlife.
Habitat loss and fragmentation are key threats that drive biodiversity loss worldwide. A workshop series commissioned by the GWP and Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program is promoting the exchange of knowledge and access to the latest connectivity and corridors science for their national projects.
With support from UNDP and USAID through the GWP, work is now underway to train African giant pouched rats to put their specialized skills to use by screening shipping containers for pangolin scales.
Watch the video of the GWP project in Thailand to learn about how it is combating IWT domestically and internationally by strengthening collaboration, promoting coordination between law enforcement agencies and increasing public awareness to reduce demand for illegal wildlife parts and products.
The report showcases the achievements and impact made by the projects and partners in 2021. Glance through the report to find out more about how the program is combating illegal wildlife trade and promoting wildlife-based economies.
Through the Forest and Economic Diversification Project, local communities living in the vicinity of Nouabalé-Ndoki and Ntokou-Pikounda National Parks have found new opportunities to protect nature and to benefit from it.
Countries across Asia supported by the UNDP through the GWP are working to combat the illegal wildlife trade through strategies like enhancing collaboration, enforcement, governance and tourism development.
Find out how the Global Wildlife Program has coordinated and shared lessons with projects virtually.
Wildlife is an irreplaceable asset that plays a key role in the health of ecosystems and societies alike. Today over 8,400 species are critically endangered, and many thousands more are endangered or vulnerable.
Wetlands are important for biodiversity conservation and they promote sustainable development goals.
Illegal trade in wildlife products is one of the largest illicit trades. Both public and private sectors must work together to combat this transnational organized crime and end illegal wildlife trade.
International Jaguar Day on November 29th raises awareness about the increasing threats facing the jaguar and the critical conservation efforts needed to ensure its survival.
A new toolkit describes public-private partnership models for protected area management.
Rhinos in South Africa are threatened by poaching but dedicated organizations and passionate individuals are working tirelessly to save these species.
Analyzing DNA from seized elephant ivory helps fight illegal wildlife trade.
The report provides an overview of the GWP approach to addressing the drivers of wildlife population decline and activities implemented by the GWP projects at the global, regional, and national levels.
The study quantifies the impacts of protected area tourism on local economies to show that protected areas promote conservation and development.
The tourism sector faces a loss of nearly 200 million jobs due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Nature-based tourism has been hard hit. New report offers resources to help design recovery strategies sustainably.
The project on reducing maritime trafficking of wildlife between Africa and Asia is working on combatting illegal wildlife trade.
More than 150 rangers lose their lives on duty every year while protecting wildlife and national parks. On the World Ranger Day we honor rangers serving on the frontline of conservation.