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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.
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.
Site of poisoned vultures and elephant carcass © Hugo van der Westhuizen
04 Jul 2017

Poisoned elephant carcass kills 94 critically endangered vultures in

Ninety four critically endangered White Backed vultures have been reported dead after feeding on a poisoned elephant carcass recently in Zimbabwe.
El gorila del río Cross es una especie rara y emblemática © WCS
30 Jun 2017

Un rayo de esperanza para el amenazado gorila del río Cross en los bosques

El gorila del río Cross es una subespecie de gorila occidental que puede encontrarse en selvas tropicales y subtropicales de entre Nigeria y Camerún.
Exercise time © EAM RIT
30 Jun 2017

Conservation in a Social Context

Biodiversity conservation is ultimately a social process. CEPF grantees in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot learned how to work better with people to protect nature more effectively.
Serah speaks about her work at Tana River Delta © NatureKenya
23 Jun 2017

Nature Kenya’s Serah Munguti recognised for Tusk Conservation Award

After several years on the frontline working with communities and campaigning for the conservation of Kenya’s biodiverse Tana River Delta, Serah Munguti, Advocacy Manager of BirdLife International’s Partner in Kenya was shortlisted as finalist for the fifth annual Tusk Award.
© BirdLife International
21 Jun 2017

Quoi de plus motivant que d’apprendre sur le terrain pour s’impliquer

Les ornithologues et acteurs de la conservation des oiseaux ont invité 16 élèves à participer à la journée internationale du dénombrement des oiseaux en Casamance, Sénégal
Parc National du Diawling Mauritanie © Nature Mauritanie
21 Jun 2017

Des oiseaux d’eau suivis de près sur les côtes ouest africaines

Chaque année le 15 janvier, l’ensemble des zones humides du monde (baies, estuaires, zones humides littorales, plaines alluviales, fleuves, plans d’eau, marais, deltas et carrières en eau) sont arpentés par des ornithologues professionnels et amateurs : c’est le comptage international des oiseaux d’eau de Wetlands International.
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The BirdLife Africa Partnership is a growing network of 24 such organisations, with a combined total of more than 500 staff and 87,000 members. Learn more about BirdLife Africa

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