This Is Africa
Dig deeper into The Nature Conservancy's conservation work in Africa. Check back often for project updates, as well as engaging stories, videos, photo galleries and more from the wildest continent on Earth.
This low-cost, low-tech method is helping villagers and elephants in Tanzania live together in peace.
Duke of Cambridge brokers landmark agreement with global transport industry to shut down smuggling of illegal wildlife.
An outsider gets an inside look at how Tanzanian communities are saving their land.
An aerial survey — part of the Great Elephant Census — provides new insights into Zambia's elephant populations.
A Chinese Internet company explores Kenya to see the other side of our joint partnership to end the ivory trade.
Kenya Program Director Munira Bashir, along with wildlife rangers from the Kenya Wildlife Service visited Nairobi schools to educate, motivate and empower children.
We're using beads to help protect wildlife and improve lives in northern Kenya.
Get to know the history — and the future — of the small but mighty hirola with teenager, Venkat Sankar.
Join an international team of scientists as they document Gabon's great river's biodiversity.
Our Great Rivers Partnership expands to Gabon's Ogooué River Basin.
Our Kafue partnership provides a new fire-training program to help enhance Zambia's largest national park.
A new coalition of Chinese philanthropists announces its first gift to conservation in Africa.
Adam Whelchel discusses his latest experiences working with the Green Belt Movement. Explore
The Conservancy assists tribal and community leaders who are working together to conserve their communal lands. See how
The Conservancy and agency partners are mapping plants and fire impacts to guide management of Kafue National Park. Read more
A new highway underpass and restored migration corridor are reuniting two long-separated elephant herds. Learn more
Matt Brown shares behind-the-scenes insights into into the highs (local communities) and lows (biting ants!) of working in conservation science in Africa. Learn More
Explore the continent through Africa Council member and wildlife photographer Kenneth Coe's favorite photos. View images