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Transformation for Conservation in the Mara...

Mon, 29/02/2016
Working with local people is critical to effective, sustainable and equitable conservation. South Mara Water Users Association is a Local Conservation Group (LCG) working in the Masurura Swamp, Mara in Tanzania, one of the critical wetlands in the Lake Victoria Basin.

Survey success in Tanzania: 17 new territories...

Tue, 28/04/2015
Over the last year, intensive effort has been under way to survey and monitor the Critically Endangered Long-billed Tailorbird, in the East Usambara Mountains in Tanzania, to provide information on the species distribution and habitat requirements.

World Migratory Bird Day 2014: Stakeholders...

Tue, 02/09/2014
The Government of Tanzania has pledged to accord a higher protection status to the Lesser Flamingo breeding grounds of Lake Natron.

Tanzanian Conservationists propose ways of...

Wed, 23/07/2014
The Eastern Arc Mountain forests of Tanzania consist of a complex of ranges and peaks that are among the oldest in Africa. Two Critically Endangered bird species, the Uluguru Bush-shrike and the Long-billed Tailorbird are found in these forests.

Local Communities oppose renewed Natron soda ash...

Wed, 12/03/2014

Over 18,000 residents of Engaruka area of

Ecology now knocks out Lake Natron Soda Ash mining

Fri, 29/11/2013

The proposed soda ash mining at Lake Natron has suffered another major blow as a new sc

Lake-Bogoria where the ring recovery was made. Photo by Nick Armour

Pink Ring Safari ends in Lake Bogoria

Tue, 09/07/2013
One of the Lesser Flamingos hatched and ringed in Lake Magadi in 1962 is recovered by a tourist in Lake Bogoria.

My internship with BirdLife International

Mon, 06/05/2013
My exciting stay at BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat

New Lake Natron soda ash exploration raises...

Fri, 12/04/2013
Exploring for soda ash at Engaruka basin, part of the Lake Natron ecosystem started.

Successful Flamingo breeding reported at Lake...

Thu, 11/04/2013
Successful breeding of Flamingo reported between September 2012 and January 2013.

Community-based management improves forest...

Wed, 10/04/2013
A new report by the BirdLife Partnership compiles the status and trends of biodiversity in the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Tanzania and Kenya

Soda ash mining at Lake Natron is not...

Wed, 29/08/2012
A new Cost Benefit Analysis report shows that the mining of soda ash at Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania is not economically viable.

Tata denies links with new Lake Natron soda ash...

Tue, 31/07/2012
The Tata Group has denied any involvement in plans to mine soda ash at Engaruka area near Lake Natron.

Serengeti highway back on World Heritage agenda

Fri, 22/06/2012
BirdLife remains concerned that development of the eastern stretch of the road is proceeding, and urges that any transport solutions must be sustainable and that environmental issues should be properly taken into account.

BirdLife welcomes passing of law to secure...

Fri, 03/02/2012
There is excitement at the news of the East African Legislative Assembly passing a law that could transform how transboundary ecosystems and resources are managed in East Africa.