[Event] Join us on a 90-minute journey around the world for inspiring conservation stories
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Land Acquisition Fund, IUCN NL invites you on an inspirational online journey around the world on Thursday November 19, from 15.00 to 16.30 CET. Join this online event to discover the unique conservation stories of five passionate nature conservationists.
These local partners have acquired a total area of 42,000 hectares and are working with local communities to ensure nature conservation. In this online journey, you will discover the unique conservation stories from five passionate local partners.
- Rosamira Guillen (Fundación Proyecto Tití - Colombia): Protecting and connecting the home of cotton-top tamarins in coastal Colombia
- Nicholas Locke (REGUA - Brazil): The successful reintroduction of tapirs after decades of forest restoration in the state of Rio de Janeiro
- Jeannie Raharimampionona (Missouri Botanical Garden - Madagascar): The voluntary relocation of people from protected areas
- Hana Raza (Nature Iraq - Iraq): Pioneering leopard conservation by creating the first protected area in the Kurdistan region of Iraq
- Vivek Menon (Wildlife Trust of India - India): Securing elephant corridors in the southern Indian state of Kerala
The event will be moderated by Arjan Dwarshuis, ambassador of the IUCN NL land acquisition fund.