TBA’s New Website is Finally Here!

It has been a few months in the making, but we are now delighted to announce the launch of the redesigned TBA website.

With a fresh new design, the website is now more visually appealing, presenting news and information on our conservation impact that is easy to find.

In addition to news about our amazing alumni, we have created a new section to tell the stories behind our conservation champions.

We hope it will help you to get to know us better and to share our commitment to investing in people for conservation.

So please take a tour of our new site http://www.tropical-biology.org/ and do let us know what you think.

http://www.tropical-biology.org/about-the-tba/

http://www.tropical-biology.org/alumni_news

http://www.tropical-biology.org/impact/

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Our month in pictures #May 2015

Everyday, we share interesting news and information on various conservation issues, including what we are doing at TBA, what our alumni are doing to address conservation challenges in different parts of the world and, their experiences in our training courses. Here are a few of our favourite pictures shared in May! Share your pictures with us, and while you are at it, follow us on facebook and twitter twitter!

Group photo of the participants
Participants at a CEPF grantee training in Mbeya, Tanzania
Course briefing
Course briefing by Dr. Rosie Trevelyan
Women in conservation
Women in conservation were well represented at the training workshop in                                                               Mbeya

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Highlights of the NTBA 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference – Day One

By Dr Folaranmi Babalola, TBA Alumni – Kibale 2003

Professor Jonathan Onyekwelu of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), gave the keynote address as the 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference by the Nigeria Tropical Biology Association (NTBA) got under way in Akure, Nigeria on 19th May 2015.

The Panel of High Profile speakers at the start of the conference
         The Panel of High Profile speakers at the start of the conference

With more than 50 participants attending the event, the conference aims to explore the role of multidisciplinary approaches in sustainable resource management, and further, how collective responsibility in resource use can be enhanced in Nigeria.

The day began with a series of high-profile speakers, led by Professor Shadrack Akindele of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT) at FUTA, and Joseph Onoja of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation.

Prof J.C. Onyekwelu delivering the keynote address
     Prof. Jonathan Onyekwelu   delivering the keynote                               address
Prof. Arayela, FUTA DVCA         officially opening the                           conference

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Our Month in Pictures #April 2015

Everyday, we share information on different topics, including how our alumni are addressing conservation challenges from different parts of the world and, their experiences in our training courses. Here are a few of our favourite pictures shared in April! Share your pictures with us, and while you are at it, follow us on facebook and twitter!

Kibale 2012 alumni in the field
                     Kibale 2012 alumni in the field
Julie Hanta_Winner of 2015 Women in Conservation Award
        TBA alumna Julie Hanta -Winner of 2015 Women in                                              Conservation Award
TBA alumni at SCCS 2015 in Cambridge
TBA alumni at the 2015 Student Conference on Conservation                                       Science – Cambridge

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