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Lake Ol Bolossat is a key habitat for Endangered birds such as the Grey Crowned-crane © Fabian Haas

Rapid response turns shrinking Kenyan lake into...

Wed, 14/03/2018
Lake Ol Bolossat is home to thriving hippopotamus families and a wealth of stunning waterbirds. But human activity is drying up this oasis of life. Just in the nick of time, a CEPF-funded campaign persuaded the Kenyan Government to grant formal protection.
Masterclass participants at the end of training © Jude Fuhnwi

How to design a conservation project: masterclass...

Wed, 17/01/2018
In November 2017, conservationists from four East African countries attended a masterclass in designing effective conservation projects. This has enabled them to create projects that can influence private companies, public policies, and secure the long-term future of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
Mount Mabu is famous for its old-growth rainforest © Julian Bayliss

Five years' success for African mountain...

Wed, 10/01/2018
Five years ago, Birdlife International was granted the funding to manage the rich but highly threatened biodiversity of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot. As the first five-year phase comes to a close, we reflect on the successes, lessons learned, and how to make this work last long into the future.
2016 intern Laing Lenghieng teaching students at an anti-poisoning education awareness event at Siem Pang High School – Cambodia

Early Career Conservationists learning the ropes...

Mon, 23/10/2017
Starting a career in conservation can be hard. That's why BirdLife provides paid internship opportunities across the world. Here's how some of this year's interns have been getting on so far.
Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Acción conservacionista local reduce pobreza en...

Tue, 17/10/2017
El Bosque de Dakatcha suministra agua, protege el suelo, alberga animales únicos y proporciona servicios ambientales beneficiosos para la población local. El Grupo de Conservación del Bosque está trabajando para preservar los recursos forestales y mejorar los medios de vida de la población local.
Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Local conservation action reducing poverty in...

Tue, 17/10/2017
The Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group is working to preserve the forest resources and improve the livelihoods of the local population.
© Steve Garvie

Les actions locales de conservation réduisent la...

Tue, 17/10/2017

La forêt claire de Dakatcha près de la ville de Malindi sur la côte kenyane, couvre une

Un Forum national débat de l’intégration de la...

Tue, 05/09/2017

Les moyens d’existence de certaines communautés locales dans la plupart des pays en dév

Mr. Gideon Gathaara (Conservation Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources) makes a point during the high level panel © John Mwacharo

National forum discusses biodiversity...

Tue, 05/09/2017
Nature Kenya organizes national dialogue on biodiversity mainstreaming into sectors of the economy.
Maasai Mara team during the exchange © NatureKenya

Building communities of passionate...

Mon, 21/08/2017

Wildlife poisoning driven by human-wildlife conflict is a leading threat to the surviva

Serah Munguti de Nature Kenya reconnue pour le...

Mon, 31/07/2017

Après plusieurs années en première ligne de la coopération avec les communautés, et de

Exercise time © EAM RIT

Conservation in a Social Context

Fri, 30/06/2017
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

Nature Kenya’s Serah Munguti recognised for Tusk...

Fri, 23/06/2017
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.
Stunning panoramic of Flamingos at Lake Bogoria © Anthony Ochieng

Volunteer conservationists draw attention to Lake...

Fri, 07/04/2017
Lake Bogoria is a great attraction for tourists, but it is also an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area, hosting flocks of Lesser Flamingos and hot springs.
Typical wind turbines for generating energy © Samantha Ralston

Kipeto Wind Energy Project could wipe out...

Tue, 14/03/2017
BirdLife International, Nature Kenya, Kenya Bird of Prey Trust and The Peregrine Fund have collectively expressed concern over a proposal to develop the Kipeto Wind Energy Project.
Vultures poisoned near Masai Mara © E. Reson

Poisoned to extinction: a bold new approach to...

Wed, 16/11/2016
First-ever anti-poisoning training to be held in Kenya which will help stop the mass-deaths of vultures and other wildlife
Marabou Storks in Lake Victoria © Marc Veraart

Traditional wisdom and conservation science in...

Fri, 15/07/2016
New analysis reveals key factors that could help make or break a conservation project, and practitioners in Africa and around the world can all benefit from their hard-won lessons.
Healthy vultures, healthy people. © Kevin Penhallow, Valeriya Anufriyeva; Shutterstock

African governments commit to preventing...

Fri, 03/06/2016
It’s hard to think of a context in which you would use the word ‘poison’ without shuddering. But today we celebrate a use of the word in a positive context, which brings good news for Africa’s vultures…