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Although Critically Endangered, the Northern Bald Ibis could be in recovery © Vincent Legrand/Agami

Important new breeding sites of mythical ibis discovered

Fri, 24/11/2017
It has had a dramatic history and was almost lost to extinction. Now this Critically Endangered bird is bouncing back with a record breeding success in Morocco in 2017.
The Western Area still holds a significant forest cover © Jude Fuhnwi

Did Sierra Leone's mudslide uncover a forgotten conservation promise?

Thu, 16/11/2017
The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and represents a significant portion of the remaining forest cover in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot.
Local communities champion production of fuel efficient stoves © ARECO

Fuel efficient stoves reduce tree cutting in Rwanda forest

Wed, 15/11/2017
Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes (ARECO) are providing the local communities with improved fuel efficient stoves that reduce firewood consumption in households as part of efforts to save the Cyamudongo forest.
Papyrus products developed by the Weaver Group © Enock Kawira

Sustainable use of papyrus saves wetlands and boosts income

Tue, 14/11/2017
The North and South Mara Water Users Association are harvesting the benefits papyrus to improve livelihoods and sustain the biodiversity of the Mara Wetlands.
2016 intern Laing Lenghieng teaching students at an anti-poisoning education awareness event at Siem Pang High School – Cambodia

Early Career Conservationists learning the ropes of the BirdLife Network

Mon, 23/10/2017
Starting a career in conservation can be hard. That's why BirdLife provides paid internship opportunities across the world. Here's how some of this year's interns have been getting on so far.
Réserve d’Oiseaux du Lac Sud de Tunis © Hichem Azafzaf

Sardaigne –Tunisie: un coup d’aile pour visiter la Réserve d’Oiseaux du Lac Sud de Tunis

Thu, 19/10/2017
La migration des oiseaux n’est pas de tout repos. Le parcours est truffé d’embûches, de surprises où chacun vivra de nouvelles aventures, rencontrera de nouveaux espaces. La Tunisie, constitue une halte salutaire pour ceux qui traversent la mer Méditerranée pour rejoindre l’Afrique. Découvrons ensemble le site protégé du Lac Sud de Tunis, escale incontournable aux portes de la capitale tunisienne.
Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Acción conservacionista local reduce pobreza en Kenia costera

Tue, 17/10/2017
El Bosque de Dakatcha suministra agua, protege el suelo, alberga animales únicos y proporciona servicios ambientales beneficiosos para la población local. El Grupo de Conservación del Bosque está trabajando para preservar los recursos forestales y mejorar los medios de vida de la población local.
Sokoke pipit © Steve Garvie

Local conservation action reducing poverty in coastal Kenya

Tue, 17/10/2017
The Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group is working to preserve the forest resources and improve the livelihoods of the local population.
© Steve Garvie

Les actions locales de conservation réduisent la pauvreté dans la région côtière du Kenya

Tue, 17/10/2017

La forêt claire de Dakatcha près de la ville de Malindi sur la côte kenyane, couvre une