DISCOVER LIBERIA’S RICH PLANT AND ANIMAL
LIFE AND DIVERSE ECOSYSTEMS, AND LEARN
ABOUT THE EFFORTS AND PROJECTS THAT
ARE CONSERVING THE COUNTRY’S BEAUTIFUL
ENVIRONMENT!
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Fauna of Liberia

Liberia supports an impressive array of fauna. Both marine, freshwater and terrestrial species are well represented. At present, our knowledge of the country’s fauna is still developing.

Recent research work has identified several species previously unrecorded in Liberia. So far, a number of endemic species have been found, such as the Western Nimba Toad and the Liberian Greenbul.

THE UPPER GUINEA RIVERS AND STREAMS WWF
GLOBAL 200 SITE WHICH STRADDLES THE
BORDERS OF LIBERIA, IS RECOGNIZED AS A
CRITICAL REGION FOR FRESHWATER SPECIES
INCLUDING SEVERAL WEST AFRICAN ENDEMIC
FISH AND SOME MAMMALS, SUCH AS THE PYGMY
OTTER-SHREW.
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Flora of Liberia

Liberia’s diverse flora reflects the range of ecosystems found in the country, from the mangrove forests on the coast to areas of savanna, non-forested swampland, open grassland, and globally important forest and wetland habitats.

Thanks to the efforts of dedicated botanists, new species are still being discovered in Liberia and in the West Africa region as a whole.

Plant Atlas of Liberia

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Capacity Building

Inadequate capacity in Liberia puts the country at a severe disadvantage in the conservation effort.

Conservation needs in Liberia are being addressed progressively, with training at the fore.

Various NGOs and GOs have worked and continue to work to make available tools that nurture conservation interest and increase the effectiveness of teaching in the country.

SAPO CONSERVATION CENTER FOR RESEARCH
AND TRAINING: A NEW HOPE FOR RESEARCHERS
AND CONSERVATION PROFESSIONALS IN
LIBERIA
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