COAT OF ARMS
Government: Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current President: Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba
Population: 2,230,908 (2020)
Land Size: 267,667 sq km (103,347 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - Feb 24, 2021: COP26 President's Views On Ethiopia, Gabon Climate Adaptation Action - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[Ethiopian Herald] Action on adaptation is of paramount to foster climate change resilience. As the COP26 Climate Conference President Designate has recently highlighted in his first foreign visit since his full time appointment, action on adaptation is essential to avert climate loss and damage.
- Tue - Feb 9, 2021: Fruit Famine Is Causing Elephants to Go Hungry in Gabon - AllAfrica News: Gabon
[The Conversation Africa] The behaviour and life cycles of the largest animals on the planet are incredibly important for the healthy functioning of our planet's life support systems. Unfortunately, many big species now face extinction due to their value in the illegal wildlife trade, vulnerability to habitat degradation and because they often come into conflict with humans.