Sat, 30/06/2012 - 12:12
BirdLife Africa’s ability to engage with governments and decision makers to protect sites and species got a boost this week following the training of sixteen Partner staff. The training, organised by BirdLife International, in collaboration with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) took place in Nairobi on 24th-27th June 2012 and was financially supported by the Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID).
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 20:31
The RSPB and Green Alliance have asked leaders from politics, business, NGOs, economics, science and the youth movement,to give their views in a collection of essays, Rio+20: where it should lead.
Thu, 28/06/2012 - 11:15
Nature Seychelles is to work with vulnerable people, such as those addicted to drugs and alcohol, to improve their mental and physical wellbeing through contact with nature, and gaining practical skills to allow them to rejoin mainstream society.
Local Empowerment - Africa
Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:37
In January this year we launched an international online appeal to save the Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi. We are delighted to report today that conservation actions undertaken earlier this year are already delivering results.
Preventing Extinctions - Americas
Mon, 25/06/2012 - 22:25
As the 50,000 participants travel home after ten days of discussing The Future We Want, the outcome document from the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), it’s time to reflect on the substance of what was agreed.
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 14:53
They fly thousands of kilometres from pole to pole, and from their perspective in the sky, migratory birds see and know no boundaries. Celebrated by many cultures, the wonder of their epic journeys has the ability to foster bonds between nations. This is the flyways approach...
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 12:47
Data transmitted from the backs of seabirds wandering the vast oceans have been used to create the first ever interactive atlas of priority sites for marine conservation. With the collaboration of over 1000 experts worldwide, this will be important for the future of our oceans...
Fri, 22/06/2012 - 12:21
On flat dusty clearings bordered by spindly trees in rural West Africa, women can be seen rolling out balls of what look (and smell) like large mammal droppings. Making this condiment, soumbala, is one of the only ways local women can make a living. Whatever nature provides has value to people...