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CLIMATE CROWD NEWSLETTER - April 2019

Climate Crowd is a crowdsourcing initiative that convenes and supports a network of partners to gather data on how climate change is impacting people and nature, and supports on-the-ground projects that help rural communities adapt while reducing pressure on biodiversity.
 

Recent findings from Zimbabwe

Communities near Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe are facing increased water scarcity, declining crop yields and frequent conflicts with wildlife. Learn how they're coping with these challenges in this 2-page report summarizing findings from Climate Crowd interviews conducted by Greenline Africa. 

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Project planning in Zimbabwe

On April 1, 2019 we visited these communities to present the results of the report (above) and get feedback. We then discussed various on-the-ground solutions which we will be piloting over the coming year, similar to those on our Projects page.

Helping Saiga antelope cope with drought

Climate change is straining water supplies all around the world. In Russia, critically endangered saiga antelope often leave the safety of protected areas in order to find water. Watch the above video to learn what we're doing to help, and explore other projects funded through the Wildlife Adaptation Innovation Fund.
Banner photo: © Nikhil Advani / WWF-US; Spotted hyena cubs on a burrow © Ola Jennersten / WWF-Sweden; Community planning: © Nikhil Advani / WWF-US
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