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Libya’s civil society celebrates its wetland wildlife and looks to the future

Fri, 06/02/2015
Many people were out celebrating World Wetlands Day in Libya this week. With civil society previously banned under Gaddafi, this is more promising news for the future.

Plans to save the Near Threatened Cape Verde Shearwater

Tue, 20/01/2015

About 20 participants from Cape Verde , Senegal, South Africa, Spain and Portugal parti

Local Conservation Groups learn from each other

Wed, 17/12/2014
Local Conservation Groups (LCGs) from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda meet to share their experiences in conservation and income generating activities of their communities.

Liberia takes another leap forward in biodiversity conservation

Tue, 09/12/2014
The biodiversity of Liberian forests is rich with endemic and endangered species, creating a very high level of conservation concern. The National Wildlife Conservation and Protected Areas Management Act has been finally endorsed by Liberia’s Lower House of Representatives and is now waiting for ratification by the Senate.

Buy One, Get One Free: Leveraging Conservation Investments in Africa

Fri, 05/12/2014
The Promise of Sydney takes shape with more than 6000 participants attending the World Parks Congress. More than 50 BirdLife delegates from 26 countries pledged to put their considerable IBA network data at the disposal of conservationists worldwide.

New toolkit engages young people in conservation and education

Tue, 02/12/2014
Environmental education pushes forward with the release of a new toolkit developed for Site Support Groups.

Dr. Shiiwua Manu receives first ever Marsh Award for International Ornithology

Mon, 03/11/2014
The new Marsh Award for International Ornithology was presented for the first time this year to Dr Shiiwua Manu, head of the A. P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute (APLORI) in Jos, Nigeria.