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African elephants threatened by conflict African elephants threatened by conflict
The African continent has struggled with political instability and conflict in recent history. Such instability encourages criminal activity including wildlife trafficking, poaching and other environmental crimes (Bouché et al. 2012; Chase and Beyers et al. 2011; Griffin 2011). While there are few big conflicts in Southern Africa today, civil unrest and sporadic fighting continues in the Congo Basin, including in the Democratic Republic of Con...
28 Nov 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
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Illegal ivory trafficking routes Illegal ivory trafficking routes
Primary and secondary ivory smuggling routes in Africa based on a wide range of sources including both ETIS seizures and criminal intelligence.
28 Nov 2013 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID-Arendal
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Ghana, topographic map Ghana, topographic map
Overview of the western African country of Ghana, with topography and major cities, as well as lakes and rivers. Ghana is inhabitaed by 21 million people, and the capital is Accra, on the Atlantic coast. Environmental issues, according to the CIA factbook, are: recurrent drought in north severely affects agricultural activities; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion; poaching and habitat destruction threatens wildlife populations; water pollut...
06 Nov 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Eritrea, topographic map Eritrea, topographic map
Overview over the country of Eritrea, with topography and major cities. Eritrea, independent in 1993, is inhabited by 4.5 million people, and the capital is Asmara. Environmental issues, according to the CIA world factbook, are: deforestation; desertification; soil erosion; overgrazing; loss of infrastructure from civil warfare.
06 Nov 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Niger case study provinces reference map Niger case study provinces reference map
Niger case study provinces reference map
07 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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