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The Barbary Macaque clings to just a few forests in North Africa © Kamil Laghjichi

Algerian forest reinstated as National Park after turbulent history

Mon, 17/06/2019
Djebel Babor forest in Northern Algeria was a National Park for 60 years before being stripped of its status. Now, despite political upheaval, the hard work of conservationists has paid off once again.
Le Macaque de Barbarie s’accroche à une poignée de forêts fragmentées en Afrique du Nord © Kamil Laghjichi

La forêt algérienne réinscrite en Parc National après une histoire mouvementée

Mon, 17/06/2019
La forêt de Djebel Babor dans le nord de l'Algérie était un Parc National pendant 60 ans avant d'être dépouillée de son statut. Maintenant, malgré les bouleversements politiques, le travail acharné des défenseurs de l'environnement a de nouveau porté ses fruits.
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7 great dads of the bird world

Thu, 13/06/2019
Father’s Day is about celebrating all the great dads out there – and there are plenty in the bird world. Who knows, one of these feathered fathers might remind you of someone you know…

Flying into the face of danger

Wed, 12/06/2019
Shooting, trapping, poisoning – an average of 24 million birds are illegally slaughtered in the Mediterranean each year as they attempt their perilous migratory journey between Africa and Europe.
Insuring habitats like this Mesoamerican reef may become common in the future © Nick Mustoe

New study scans the horizon for future conservation battlegrounds

Mon, 10/06/2019
Our Chief Scientist Stuart Butchart explains a “horizon scan” of emerging conservation issues that may have big impacts in the future.

It’s not all plain sailing for seabirds, but with some help it can be

Fri, 07/06/2019
As we celebrate World Environment Day and World Ocean Day with #AlbatrossStories, we’re taking a look at a conservation tale of terrible decline, but one which we have the power to give a happy ending.
Lake Natron's hot, alkaline water is deadly to most other animals © Christoph Strässler

Bumper breeding season at Tanzania’s ‘Flamingo Factory’ lake

Fri, 07/06/2019
Researchers at Lake Natron reported a 130% increase in the number of adults and a 600% increase in chicks since last year. Could this be thanks to the efforts of local people?
Atewa Forest is the source of three rivers © Shutterstock

Ghana's Atewa Forest under threat from mining devastation

Wed, 05/06/2019
Atewa Forest, Ghana not only supports a wealth of rare and endemic wildlife, but also provides clean water for nearby cities. Despite this, the Government intends to mine the area for bauxite, destroying the entire forest in the process. Can the conservation world overturn this devastating plan?
ROM meeting with indigenous people in Philippines

Results Oriented Monitoring Review

Mon, 03/06/2019
European Union commissioned review to examine project status