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Biosfera I and conservation of the near threatened Cape Verde Shearwater

Tue, 30/09/2014
Biosfera I, a national non-governmental organisation for the protection of the environment in Cape Verde is working hard to save the Cape Verde Shearwater.

Manuals for empowering Africa’s citizens to conserve migratory birds

Wed, 24/09/2014
The BirdLife Africa Secretariat in conjunction with BirdLife Poland recently adapted and launched an African teacher’s manuals for Grades 1-3 and 4-6. The teacher’s manuals cover topics such as bird identification, bird behavior, the concept of migration and the challenges birds face along the routes. The manuals also provide interactive and interesting games for the children.

Unravelling mysteries for conservation of birds in São Tomé e Príncipe

Thu, 11/09/2014
Thanks to the efforts of the Association of Biologists Sãotomense (ABS) in partnership with BirdLife International, a team of researchers led by Hugulay Maia has been able to describe some important aspects of the reproductivce behaviour of the Dwarft Ibis in São Tomé.

World Migratory Bird Day 2014: Stakeholders Pledge to Protect Lake Natron

Tue, 02/09/2014
The Government of Tanzania has pledged to accord a higher protection status to the Lesser Flamingo breeding grounds of Lake Natron.

Birds in Europe & children in Africa prepare for migration season with Spring Alive

Mon, 01/09/2014

In Europe, millions of migratory birds are stirring.

Welcome to Taita Hills, Kenya – a guide is now available!

Wed, 20/08/2014

A guide to Taita Hills’ unique natural history has just been released.

Fast, affordable stoves destined to save Malawian forests from pressure

Tue, 19/08/2014
As we approach one of the villages in rural Malawi, a few kilometres from the Nchitsi Forest Reserve boundary, we are met by a group of villagers in song and dance. They quickly lead us to the kitchen and one of them and proudly show us a changu mbaula - Chichewa for ‘fast stove’, also known as ‘rocket’ stove for its quick cooking abilities.