Biodiversity News

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Wildlife Photo Contest

Each year, ANAC launches a national photography contest with the Wildlife theme. Anyone with Mozambican nationality, or who resides in the country, may participate. The jury, normally comprised of photographers and personalities connected to environment protection, may decide to grant, besides the First and Second Places, an Honourable Mention, in case one of the works justifies so.

Maputo Special Reserve destroys weapons recovered from poachers

The Maputo Special Reserve (MSR), in Matutuíne district of Maputo province, destroyed, last Friday, 38 weapons of different calibers recovered from poachers, which 26 are homemade and 12 conventional.

Rangers acquire skills to investigate environmental crimes

The National Administration of Conservation Areas is concerned about cases of release of individuals accused of committing environmental crimes by paying a deposit, which often does not exceed one tenth of the value of the purchase of the weapon used.

Fire is under control at Maputo Special Reserve

Fire that occurred last Monday, with some outbreaks in the following day, is already under control at the Maputo Special Reserve (REM). The fire broke out near the road linking the city of Maputo with the village of Ponta do Ouro.

Available Resettlement Policy Framework

The resettlement policy framework prepared for the Biodiversity and Development of Conservation Areas Project in Mozambique - Phase 2 (Mozbio2) is now available.

International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism

Launched at a press conference, in Maputo, the International Conference on Nature-Based Tourism, is an annual event taking place for the first time in Mozambique on 7, 8 and 9 next June.

Conservation areas improve inspection capacity

Thirty-nine applicants, three of whom are women, graduated as conservation inspectors during a pass out recently held in Limpopo National Park after eight-week of intensive ranger training course, conducted by Southern African Wildlife College.

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