News Botswana

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Marking World Wetlands Day in Africa

Thu, 12/03/2020
On the first Sunday of February every year, the world marks World Wetlands Day to raise awareness of the vital role played by wetlands. This year, BirdLife partners across Africa celebrated the theme: “Life thrives in Wetlands”.
Cattle rearing is a major economic activity in Botswana © Clarissa Hughes

Tackling human-wildlife conflict through...

Fri, 06/03/2020
In rural Botswana, human-wildlife conflict is affecting the livelihoods of local communities. BirdLife Botswana is engaging local communities to address this problem.
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Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day across Africa

Fri, 15/11/2019
The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrated every year in May and October seeks to raise awareness on migratory birds and the need to conserve them. These birds travel over thousands of kilometres, in search of suitable conditions for feeding and breeding.
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BirdLife Africa partners celebrate International...

Thu, 03/10/2019
On 7th September 2019, the world marked the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD), a day set aside to create awareness about vultures, and celebrate their important role in cleaning up the environment thus preventing the spread of dangerous diseases.
The wetland is a key breeding ground for the Lesser Flamingo (Near Threatened) © Andrey Gudkov / Shutterstock

Empowering local people to conserve Botswana’s...

Mon, 26/11/2018
Makgadikgadi wetland in Botswana is the most important breeding site for Flamingos in southern Africa. But human activity is damaging this vital ecosystem. A multi-tiered project implemented by BirdLife Botswana has helped to protect the integrity of this wetland.

African vulture pilot study aims to reduce...

Fri, 11/03/2016
'Saving Africa’s Vultures', a new project to tackle the continent’s escalating vulture crisis, is now up and running, and aims to find out more about – and significantly reduce – the greatest threat facing African vultures: poisoning.

A milestone BirdLife Botswana project...

Wed, 11/12/2013

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Africa welcomes feathered globetrotters!

Fri, 06/09/2013
This year, the residents of as many as eleven African countries will watch the sky in Botswana, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, RSA, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zimbabwe and, for the first time, in Kenya, Zambia and Rwanda.

Two BirdLife Africa Partners share experiences on...

Mon, 22/10/2012
BirdLife Botswana and BirdLife Zimbabwe share their experiences on Wildlife Clubs activities at the EEASA conference.

BirdLife Botswana wins prize at World Environment...

Wed, 20/06/2012
BirdLife Botswana joined in the national 2012 World Environment Day celebrations in Botswana, and went home with a prize.