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Guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture released

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 15:18

In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.

Middle East Djibouti Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Extractives industries in Africa: Blessing or Curse?

Fri, 12/06/2015 - 14:44

Africa holds a huge proportion of the world’s natural resources and the impact that the extractive Industry is having on biodiversity, ecosystems and local communities is a great concern. Across Africa, case studies abound in which extraction of minerals, forest products, oil and gas has left devastated landscapes and disillusioned communities.

Africa Egypt Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting, Lebanon, December 2013

Prominent hunters from Middle East and Africa sign declaration on responsible hunting

Thu, 05/12/2013 - 11:21

Hunters have signed a Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting under the Patronage of the Lebanese Minister of Environment, H.E. Mr. Nazem El Khoury

Middle East Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways

The increasing use of mist nets along large stretches of the North African coast is a worrying development (H Schulz)

Concern over migrant birds prompts international response

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 14:48

In recent months, the indiscriminate and unsustainable killing of migrant birds in North Africa has become an issue of public concern in a growing number of countries.

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways

BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 12:46

On Monday the 9th of September 2013, the CEO of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project partner in Egypt, Dr.

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

BirdLife mourns the passing of Mindy Baha El Din

Wed, 20/03/2013 - 06:00

It was with great sadness that BirdLife has learnt of the recent death of Mindy Baha El Din, a vocal campaigner and pioneer of conservation in Egypt.

Africa Egypt

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory Soaring Birds’ Considerations in the Energy Sector

Sat, 15/12/2012 - 09:36

The workshop will bring together leading experts from both the energy and nature conservation sectors to tackle bird mortality in energy infrastructure in the Middle East Region

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

BirdLife in Objects, #5: The Ancient Scroll

BirdLife’s History in Objects: #6 “The Hieroglyph”

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 16:15

The Northern Bald Ibis has had an eventful and turbulent relationship with man. Idolised yet mummified, celebrated and venerated yet beaten and eaten, collected then protected, hunted, poisoned, followed by pilgrims and tracked by scientists- this mythical bird is just over 200 mature wild individuals away from being lost forever. But hope is not even close from being lost...

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