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Very high diversity 3km into the Chunga Lagoon ©Bird Watch Zambia

January Waterbird counts on the Kafue Flats

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 11:12

Waterbird counts on the Kafue Flats in Zambia have been conducted bi-annually for nearly 15 years: the numbers and diversity of species on the flats are always a marvel.

Africa Zambia

Zambian children in a Spring Alive event. Photo: Victor Siingwa

A little story from spring alive

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 15:38

Every once in a while, you come across a little story that makes you smile, makes you breathe a sigh of hope. A small act that could be easily missed, but which represents something a lot bigger. This story is one of those stories.

Africa Zambia Local Empowerment - Europe and Central Asia

CEPF’s ‘rapid response fund’ in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot – a first success

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:51

A first grant under the 'rapid response fund' has been provided to Conservation Lake Tanganyika (CLT), a local NGO in Zambia. CLT’s project aimed to enhance the participation of local people in the management of two KBAs (also an Important Bird Area) in Zambia: Sumbu National Park and Tondwa Game Management Area.

Africa Zambia

New Threats to Zambian Grey Crowned Crane Populations

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 11:34

The beauty of the Crowned Cranes makes them sought after by private collectors, captive breeding facilities and zoos all over the world. The Grey Crowned Crane’s population has significantly reduced due to their capture and trade to satisfy this demand.

Worldwide Zambia Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Zambian High Court overturns government Copper Mining plan in Lower Zambezi

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 07:46

The High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, on 4th February halted government approval of a plan by an Australian investor to mine copper from the Lower Zambezi National Park.

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