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Maasai Mara team during the exchange © NatureKenya
21 Aug 2017

Helping to build communities of passionate conservationists to save

Wildlife poisoning driven by human-wildlife conflict is a leading threat to the survival of vultures in East Africa. Vulture populations in the Maasai Mara, Kenya have declined by up to 60% (Virani et al.
The Endangered Barbary Macaque is benefiting from the work of local NGOs in Algeria © Elzbieta Szulmajer
11 Aug 2017

After the Arab Spring: learning to love nature again

From “protect by punishment” to “protect by involving people”: read about the peaceful revolution that is changing nature conservation in North Africa and the Middle East.
Les jeunes apprennent l’importance de préserver les zones humides au Sénégal © Blandine Melis
08 Aug 2017

Afrique de l’ouest: un réseau de centres éducatifs tisse sa toile

Les aires protégées des zones humides en Afrique de l’Ouest regorgent d’une extraordinaire biodiversité malheureusement peu connue de la jeunesse. Bien souvent les enseignements portant sur l’environnement ont lieu en classe sans relation directe avec la Nature.
31 Jul 2017

Serah Munguti de Nature Kenya reconnue pour le Prix pour la Conservation

Après plusieurs années en première ligne de la coopération avec les communautés, et de la campagne pour la conservation du Delta biodivers du Fleuve Tana au Kenya, Serah Munguti, Directrice du plaidoyer chez le Partenaire de BirdLife International au Kenya, a été sélectionnée comme finaliste pour
Part of the naturally zoned area under strict control © Romy Antrobus-Ruth
19 Jul 2017

New Protected Environment Declared in South Africa

Legislation in South Africa makes provision for different categories of formal environmental protection. Nature Reserves and National Parks are the top category and activities in these parks are strictly controlled by legislation.
North and South Mara Water Users Association Leaders Distributing Brochures © Enock Kawira
13 Jul 2017

Environmental protection is vital for Tanzania’s industrial economy plan

The Mara Water Users Association in Tanzania advocate for environmental protection during celebrations of World Environment Day.
 Lesser Flamingo © Gudkov Andrey/ Shutterstock
11 Jul 2017

The deadly lake that gives life to flamingos

Soda ash mining is still a lingering threat to Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania, the most important breeding site in the world for Lesser Flamingos. But a new community-based tourism initiative could save the spectacle of the “pink parade” from disaster.
07 Jul 2017

Unis pour stopper l’abattage et le commerce illicites des oiseaux

Des rapports révélateurs sur la complexité des stratégies employées par les braconniers et un système de commerce transfrontalier dans les pays nord africains que sont le Maroc, la Tunisie et l’Algérie, montrent que ces activités ont contribué au rétrécissement grave du parcours d’une espèce euro
European goldfinch: The species has become rarer in the Magreb over the past 30 years ©Lumoxg3, Flickr
07 Jul 2017

United to stop illegal killing and trading of migratory wild birds in

On 22 June 2017, BirdLife International experts joined more than 80 people representing governments, civil society organisations the convention on migratory species and a network of experts working to stop illegal killing, trapping and trade in wild birds.
04 Jul 2017

Une carcasse d’éléphant empoisonnée tue 94 vautours gravement menacés d’

Il a été rapporté que récemment, quatre-vingt-quatorze vautours africains sont morts après s’être nourris de la carcasse empoisonnée d’un éléphant au Zimbabwe.
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