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Ecology now knocks out Lake Natron Soda Ash mining

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 07:29

The proposed soda ash mining at Lake Natron has suffered another major blow as a new scientific study shows that such an activity would “almost certainly” wipe out the Lesser Flamingo population.  The study also shows that ninety per cent of the L

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Agricultural development in the Afromontane Hotspot

5th Call for Letters of Inquiry – CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot; Yemen, Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Malawi and Zambia

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 08:43

BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, in their role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, invite civil society organisations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for projects in Yemen, Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Malawi and Zambia.

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Lake Natron Bulletin continues to provide information to thousands

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 10:58

The Lake Natron Update Bulletin for October 2013 is out!

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Paving the way to regional cooperation for African Grey and Timnah Parrots

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 07:49

A major breakthrough for the conservation and management of the African Grey and Timneh Parrots (Psittacus erithacus

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Documentary on Djibouti conservation project

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 07:15

A conservation project has been set up in the North-East African Republic of Djibouti with a view of protecting habitat and native wildlife species, with a special focus on the endemic Djibouti Francolin and antelope species such as the Beira antelope. The resulting documentary film was directed by Dr. Paul Schwarz.

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Capacity for policy and site casework in West Africa boosted

Capacity for policy and site casework in West Africa boosted

Mon, 30/09/2013 - 07:27

'Advocacy is required for delivering win-win situations in areas where biodiversity is threatened by economic activities such as mining'. Dr. Paulinus Ngeh of BirdLife International.

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4th Call for Letters of Inquiry – CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot; Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Fri, 27/09/2013 - 12:10

BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, in their role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, invite civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for projects in Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Boreholes in the Sahel: Man made oasis that helps the soul - Burkina Faso

Thu, 26/09/2013 - 12:45

The Living on the Edge project is a key component of the BirdLife’ Local Empowerment Programme

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BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 12:46

On Monday the 9th of September 2013, the CEO of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project partner in Egypt, Dr.

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