Humpback #dolphins in #Malaysia, dugongs in Mozambique and coral ecosystems in Mexico are among the beneficiaries of the 2016 CLPawards! Read more here: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/latest-conservation-leadership-awards-helping-marine-conservation-to-turn-the-tide/

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Results of an aerial survey of #SaigaAntelope reveal an increase in saiga #antelope numbers within all three populations in Kazakhstan – the saiga antelope’s main range state. Experts say this is positive news after the mass die-off in 2015 wiped out more than 200,000 saiga #antelopes within a few weeks. Read more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/signs-of-hope-for-saiga-after-mass-die-off/

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Threatened marine species such as #seahorses will benefit from continued support from the Arcadia Fund. Find out more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/sea-change-new-hope-for-our-neglected-oceans/

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Last week, #Cambodia reached a landmark for #marineconservation when the Government created the country’s first large-scale #marine protected area in the #KohRong Archipelago. Find out more here: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/cambodias-first-large-scale-marine-protected-area-declared-for-koh-rong-archipelago/

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FFI has recently purchased 415.5 hectares of Carpathian beech and oak #forest in the Western #Carpathians in #Romania. The purchase of Vorta forest will allow FFI and partner, Asociatia Zarand to demonstrate how good practices in #forestry management can enhance biodiversity, protect habitats of European importance and contribute to ecosystem services. Read more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/purchase-of-forest-a-step-towards-securing-the-future-of-zarand-landscape/

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Happy #InternationalTigerDay! We are celebrating with this stunning photo of a Critically Endangered Sumatran #tiger taken just a few days ago! Our monitoring team in Aceh, Indonesia used camouflage techniques to blend in with the environment so that they could capture this photograph. Most tiger conservationists only see #tigers on camera trap footage so this was a very special moment for our rangers. Find out more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/rare-sumatran-tiger-caught-on-camera/

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Earlier this year, FFI helped celebrate Salon people and their nomadic #sea culture with a #festival in Langann Island, #Myanmar. Salon people also known as Moken "people immersed in water" have resided in Myanmar’s Myeik Archipelago for centuries. Traditionally, based at sea they are famous for #diving underwater for minutes at a time without using any breathing apparatus.

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#SirDavidAttenborough opens new #conservation campus in #Cambridge by abseiling down the 15 metre living wall in the central atrium! The aptly named #DavidAttenborough building contains the largest grouping of #biodiversity conservation organisations (including FFI) and university researchers in the world. Read more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/sir-david-attenborough-opens-global-hub-for-nature-conservation/

A new grant from the UK Government’s Defra will help FFI work with communities to address the #IllegalWildlifeTrade and protect #elephants in Chuilexi Conservancy, #Mozambique. The grant will allow FFI to improve law enforcement while also ensuring that #communities have a role in decision-making around management and benefit from its enhanced protection. Read more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/news/new-grant-provides-major-boost-to-mozambiques-beleaguered-elephants/

Hunting and #poaching – is it any of our business? FFI's Thomas Maddox discusses the links between infrastructure development and #IllegalWildlifeTrade. Read more: http://www.fauna-flora.org/hunting-and-poaching/

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