Instagram – Apr 18, 2021 @ 15:27
“Wildlife tourism around the world supports 21.8 million jobs. Before the crisis, it was contributing $23.9 billion a year to the African economy… But according to the UNWTO, visitor numbers to Africa last summer were down as low as 99 per cent.”
In his article, “A Long Dark Year: 12 months Into the Covid Crisis”, Graeme Green investigates the devastating consequences of COVID-19 across the African continent, and how the crisis has made the difficult work to protect Africa’s wildlife even more challenging.
Now more than ever, these organisations need help and support. It is imperative that we continue to prioritise conservation work and supporting the communities surrounding protected areas if the continent is to survive and thrive in the years to come.
If you would like to donate to any of our projects across the continent, please click on the link in our bio to visit our website.
Image by Rodney Nombekana @nombekana via @newbig5project
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