Here are links to conservation-related websites about Africa. Websites are arranged in four categories and thereafter listed alphabetically. Please contact us if you find a broken link.
Click below for the conservation links:
•AFRICAN BLACKWOOD CONSERVATION PROJECT (JUN '04)
Blackwood is related to ebony. This organization aims to replenish this valuable tree in Tanzania.
• AFRICAN CONSERVATION FOUNDATION (JUN '04)
In-depth information from project network as well as conservation databases, interactive knowledge base and discussion forums and many other resources. Provide back-up and support to conservation groups and projects around Africa which protect the indigenous species and habitats of this continent.
• AFRICAN CONSERVATION CENTRE (JUN '04)
A regionally focused conservation organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya dedicated to the conservation of biological resources.
• AFRICAN CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE (JUN '04)
Arrange for people to work on game and nature reserves throughout southern Africa, playing an active role in conservation and the maintenance of the environment.
• AFRICAN CONSERVATION TRUST (JUN '04)
Provides a means for conservation projects to become self funding through active participation by the public.
• AFRICAN ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION ON THE INTERNET (JUN '04)
Links to hundreds of Africa-related conservation and environmental websites from Stanford University.
•CONSERVE AFRICA FOUNDATION (JUN '04)
UK-based registered charity aims to protect the environment, relieve poverty and promote sustainability.
• FRIENDS OF CONSERVATION (JUN '04)
Founded in 1982 to help prevent wildlife and habitat degradation in the Masai Mara. One of East Africa's leading conservation bodies. Site includes projects in Kenya (Community Conservation Programme) and Zimbabwe (Painted Hunting Dog Project).
• GREEN BELT MOVEMENT (JUN '04)
A grassroots non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Kenya that focuses on environmental conservation, community development and capacity building.
•ICF IN AFRICA (JUN '04)
International Crane Foundation seeks to help safeguard Africa's cranes through community-based research and conservation programs that benefit both people and wildlife.
• JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE (JUN '04)
A global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Africa programs aim to ensure long-term protection of wild ape populations and their habitat in Africa, while preserving biodiversity, cultural traditions and livelihoods. Become a Chimpanzee Guardian!
•LAWYERS' ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION TEAM (JUN '04)
The first public interest environmental law organization in Tanzania. Its mission is to ensure sound natural resource management and environmental protection in Tanzania.
•PROJECT ELGON (JUN '04)
Students and staff of collaborating universities study the impact of humans on the biodiversity and ecology of Mount Elgon National Park.
•STUDENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION (JUN '04)
Part of the network of a global organization. Establishes programs to produce expertise in the environmental management, sustainable development, resource conservation and related fields to ensure that all university graduates are environmentally literate and have the awareness and understanding to be ecologically responsible citizens.
•SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (JUN '04)
Supports sustainable development in Southern Africa through promoting the effective and efficient use of environmental assessment as a planning tool.
• UNEP: ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF THE AFRICAN GREAT LAKES REGION (JUN '04)
UN site features information and images from Africa's Great Lakes (excluding Lake Malawi) such as land cover characterization, Landsat images of Lake Kivu, river drainage basins, elevation, population growth and changes in vegetation.
•WELLSPRING AFRICA (JUN '04)
Non-profit organization committed to researching and promoting appropriate technology for water development in rural Africa.
•WILDNET AFRICA CITES (JUN '04)
Learn what CITES is all about, as well as developments relating to the 11th Conference of the Parties to CITES (COP-11).
•WORLD BANK IN AFRICA (JUN '04)
Principal development partner of Sub-Saharan Africa. Website includes country-specific information on World Bank-assisted programs, data, publications and statistics.
•WORLD WATER FORUM (JUN '04)
African Water Vision, launched at the 2nd World Water Forum, is concerned with the equitable and sustainable use of Africa's water resources for poverty alleviation, socioeconomic development, and regional coordination.
•ZAMBEZI SOCIETY (JUN '04)
Conservation group devoted solely to looking after the Zambezi River. Website includes ecosystems and species, wilderness, news and issues, publications and photo gallery.
•AFRICAN-EURASIAN MIGRATORY WATERBIRD AGREEMENT (JUN '04)
Includes details and background of the AEWA agreement including full text and calendar of events.
•AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION (JUN '04)
Focus on elephant conservation in East and Southern Africa.
•GAME-RESERVE.COM (JUN '04)
Comprehensive listing of Africa game reserves each with general description, wildlife, seasons and specialties.
• KENYA WILDLIFE SERVICE (JUN '04)
Mission is to work with others to sustainably conserve, protect and manage Kenya's invaluable biodiversity for the benefit of the people of Kenya and as a world heritage.
• RHINO ARK (JUN '04)
Charitable organization set up to assist the Kenyan government to finance the Aberdare rhino sanctuary project.
•SADC REGIONAL PROGRAMME FOR RHINO CONSERVATION (JUN '04)
Develops and coordinates regional strategy for rhino conservation projects in Southern Africa.
• SAVE THE RHINO INTERNATIONAL (JUN '04)
Save rhinos by supporting projects that protect them and their habitats, raising public awareness of rhino conservation.
• WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (JUN '04)
The Wildlife Conservation Society's mission is to save wildlife and wild places. Site includes list of WCS African projects such as, African Elephants, The Cheetah Watch Campaign, Gorilla Conservation Campaign and others.
•AFRICAN BOTANIC GARDENS NETWORK (JUN '04)
Promotes and supports the work of botanical gardens and associated institutions through education, conservation and sustainable use of plants for development, poverty alleviation and halting biodiversity loss.
•BOTANY@UWC (JUN '04)
Website of the Botany Department at University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
•NATIONAL BOTANICAL INSTITUTE (JUN '04)
Promotes the sustainable use, conservation, appreciation and enjoyment of the exceptionally rich plant life of Southern Africa.
•PLANTZAFRICA (JUN '04)
Information about plants native to southern Africa and related topics.
• PROTEA ATLAS PROJECT (JUN '04)
Based at National Botanical Institute, Kirstenbosch, Cape Town. Aims to encourage amateur involvement in botany, particularly regarding proteas. The ultimate objective is to stimulate amateur awareness and enjoyment of the veld thus engendering a conservation ethic.
•SABONET (JUN '04)
Southern African Botanical Diversity Network is a capacity-building network of southern African herbaria and botanic gardens with the objective of developing local botanical expertise.
• MOUNTAIN VOICES (JUN '04)
Interviews with people who live in upper and lower slopes in Mount Elgon district, in Kenya's Western Province. Their testimonies offer a personal perspective on change and development.
•OGIEK.ORG (JUN '04)
A partnership of human rights organizations and groups around the world who support the rights of the Ogiek, an indigenous people in Kenya.
•PROJECT AFRICAN WILDERNESS (JUN '04)
A not-for-profit organiZation set up to save Mwabvi Game Reserve. Collaboration between a committed environmentalist and a UK agency that specializes in helping communities with social and economic regeneration.
•WILDLIFE SOCIETY OF MALAWI (JUN '04)
Malawi's principal NGO working in wildlife, natural resources and enviromental conservation and education.
•COMPASS (JUN '04)
Activity is designed to target people and institutions engaged in community-based natural resource management initiatives at national, district and local levels.