Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:51
This is a special call for small grants (up to US $20,000) which will be awarded for biodiversity conservation projects in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 10th September 2015.
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 12:03
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund's mid-term assessment validates conservation efforts in the Mediterranean, and gives the opportunity for civil society to have its say in making CEPF even more useful and impactful at conserving nature.
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 08:03
Nature Kenya has launched an appeal to Save the Taita Apalis from extinction. The Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis) is one of the rarest birds in the world, living only in the forest fragments at the tops of the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. It is considered Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List because it has a tiny occupied range of 500 hectares.
Preventing Extinctions - Africa
Mon, 27/07/2015 - 15:18
In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa
Wed, 22/07/2015 - 08:26
As part of BirdLife’s Improving Livelihoods Project in Oursi village, Burkina Faso, together with Living on the Edge, a sustainable land use project in the Sahel region, a local community has launched a grinding mill. The aim is to generate income and to alleviate hardships faced by both women and children in processing food for consumption at the household level.
Local Empowerment - Africa
Thu, 16/07/2015 - 13:07
Marine litter is becoming more common than sand at the beach and it’s threatening the lives of seabirds. In Germany, some useful actions are being taken to combat the issue.
Europe and Central Asia