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In celebration of World Wetlands Day, OELO hosted a conference for nature clubs on February 3, 2016. In partnership with the Gabonese Government, Direction Générale de l'Environnement (DGE) and Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux (ANPN), and with financial support from GEF and the World... (more)
In July 2015, Dr. Lucy Keith Diagne’s MENTOR Manatee program admitted two members of the OELO team: co-founder, Cyrille Mvele, and Environmental Education Coordinator, Rébecca Djanivenda. Cyrille and Rébecca participated in the intensive three-week training on African... (more)
June 13, 2015, OELO celebrated its second annual World Environment Day at Collège Privé Noel Ikapi Iwangou in Lambaréné. Nature clubs from two schools and three churches enthusiastically hosted stands to sell their environmentally conscious art pieces to fund next year’s projects and to... (more)
In 2012, OELO began recording bushmeat for sale at the local market, marché Isaac. In 2013 we expanded our efforts to include the contents of the cooking pots in marketside restaurants.  By the end of 2014, we had recorded over a 65% reduction in bushmeat for sale from protected species and a... (more)