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Quoi de plus motivant que d’apprendre sur le...

Wed, 21/06/2017
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
Salt is collected by 30 women who take turns daily from November to June © Blandine Mélis

Women are changing landscapes in Senegal

Tue, 04/04/2017
There is no shortage of ideas for these courageous women who want to invest more in the conservation of Senegal's Kalissaye Ornithological Reserve.
La fleur de sel est recueillie par 30 femmes qui se relaient quotidiennement de novembre à juin © Blandine Mélis

Des femmes actives dans la mangrove

Tue, 04/04/2017
Les idées ne manquent pas pour les femmes de Kalissaye au Sénégal, qui veulent s’investir davantage dans la conservation de cette importante aire protégée.
Children participating in the waterbird count ©BirdLife International

Children taught to identify and count birds in...

Wed, 01/02/2017
BirdLife International experts and other conservation stakeholders in Senegal have given kids the opportunity to develop a lasting interest in bird science.

West African Ambassadors endorse BirdLife’s...

Thu, 17/12/2015
On understanding the vital roles vultures play in ecosystems, West African Ambassadors quickly reversed any personal attitudes of distaste towards vultures and expressed full support to BirdLife's campaign.

Future oil production sites threaten seabirds off...

Wed, 01/04/2015
The Alcyon project of BirdLife International, funded by the MAVA Foundation, supports the monitoring of colonial breeding species in West Africa in order to identify marine Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) and thus to improve protection of the region’s seabirds. BirdLife is collaborating with Veda Consultancy and other partners to conduct research into Royal Tern in this area

Gerrit and Khady: a Black-tailed Godwit romance

Mon, 30/06/2014
Khady and Gerrit are passionate about Black-tailed Godwits (Limosa limosa), a ‘Near Threatened’ migratory shorebird. Khady studies them while they winter in Senegal and Gerrit is the godwit conservation specialist of Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in the Netherlands). Khady Gueye is a one of the awardees of the Young Graduates Research Project (YGRP) award, a conservation project grant under the Conservation of Migratory Birds (CMB) project, funded jointly by MAVA Foundation and Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN).

A shared vision for the conservation of the East...

Wed, 25/06/2014

The BirdLife Africa Secretariat in collaboration with the BirdLife Partners in Europe,