News Morocco

Zire Sbekha School in Mauritaina has no electricity, but the community is very active in conservation

Many voices, one song: children across Africa...

Fri, 11/05/2018
In honour of World Migratory Bird Day, school children from across the African-Eurasian flyway perform songs that pay homage to the birds that pass through their country. Every song is different, but their message is the same: we must all join together to protect our migratory birds.
 Macaque Berbère, Algérie © Elzbieta Szulmajer

Des poussés vertes après le Printemps Arabe

Thu, 25/01/2018
De "protéger par la punition" à "protéger en impliquant les citoyens" : lisez plus sur la révolution pacifique qui change la conservation de la nature en Afrique du Nord
L'Ibis Chauve © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Découverte de nouveaux sites de reproduction...

Thu, 25/01/2018
Elle a eu une histoire dramatique et a été presque perdue à l’extinction. Maintenant, cet oiseau en danger critique revient de force avec un succès reproducteur record au Maroc en 2017.
© Vincent Legrand/Agami

اكتشاف مواقع تكاثر جديدة مهمة لطائر الأنوق (أبو...

Wed, 24/01/2018
لقد كان لهذا النوع تاريخ محزن لدرجة أنه كان على وشك الانقراض. ولكن الآن هذا الطائر المهدد بالانقراض بشكل حرج يعود من جديد مع تسجيل حديث لحالة نجاح لتكاثره في المغرب في العام 2017.
© Elzbieta Szulmajer

بعد الربيع العربي: تعلم حب الطبيعة مرة أخرى

Wed, 24/01/2018
من "الحماية عن طريق العقاب" إلى "الحماية من خلال إشراك الناس": مقالة عن الثورة السلمية التي تغير من حفظ الطبيعة في شمال أفريقيا والشرق الأوسط
 Íbis-Calvo-do-Norte © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Descobertos novos locais de reprodução para o...

Wed, 24/01/2018

À medida que o dia chegava ao fim, a luz laranja refletindo do Atlântico pareci

© Elzbieta Szulmajer

Rebentos da Primavera Árabe: aprender a amar a...

Wed, 24/01/2018
De "proteger pela punição" para "proteger envolvendo as pessoas": leia sobre a revolução pacífica que está a mudar a conservação da natureza no norte da África
Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis...

Fri, 24/11/2017
It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.
The Endangered Barbary Macaque is benefiting from the work of local NGOs in Algeria © Elzbieta Szulmajer

After the Arab Spring: learning to love nature...

Fri, 11/08/2017
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.
Le vautour M13 après sa remise en liberté © Rachid El Khalmichi

Le vautour fauve M13 fait le buzz au Maroc: Etes-...

Wed, 24/05/2017
Qualifié de "nicheur abondant dans toutes les montagnes" (Vaucher, 1915), il semble que le vautour fauve (Gyps fulvus) ait été présent autrefois dans la plupart des reliefs marocains. La régression de l’espèce, très nettement constatée depuis 1960, réduit considérablement les chances d’observation aujourd’hui. Voici l’histoire du vautour M13, pour lequel une poignée d’hommes passionnés se mobilisent pour conserver sa liberté.
The M13 griffon vulture after release © Rachid El Khalmichi

Freed from abuse, maltreated bird flourishes in...

Tue, 02/05/2017
GREPOM, the BirdLife Partner in Morocco, helps to free mistreated Griffon Vulture.
Slender-Billed Curlew, Morocco, 1995 © Chris Gomersall

Chasing ghosts: how technology is helping track...

Tue, 18/04/2017
A groundbreaking new technique, which studies tiny atoms left in feathers, is telling us where we should look for the vanishingly rare Slender-billed Curlew.

COP22: Developing nations lead way in the fight...

Tue, 22/11/2016
At the first climate change conference since the landmark Paris Agreement treaty became legally-binding, the pressure was on to turn legislation into real action.

How BirdLife is protecting Mediterranean...

Wed, 10/02/2016
The MAVA Foundation-funded project, now in its fifth year, has seen some major recent conservation successes.
One of a few hundred adult Northern Bald Ibis; but soon to be more. Photo: Imad Cherkaoui

Record breeding success for Critically Endangered...

Fri, 20/11/2015
Traditional symbol of fertility now coming back from brink with year-on-year population increase in Morocco thanks to work of BirdLife Partners and Moroccan Government.
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco is BirdLife Species Champion for Northern Bald Ibis (Jean-Paul Tilly; worldsrarestbirds.com)

Ibis gets royal visit

Fri, 21/03/2014
HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco recently visited Souss Massa National Park, Morocco, home to the largest remaining wild population of Northern Bald Ibis.