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1st International Day of Forests celebrated in Ethiopia: “Forests: our Lives, our Future”

Mon, 15/04/2013 - 15:33

The first ever International Day of Forests was celebrated in Ethiopia, and EWNHS (BirdLife in Ethiopia) took the opportunity to promote the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund investment in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot.

Africa Ethiopia

New Lake Natron soda ash exploration raises concern

Fri, 12/04/2013 - 15:27

Exploring for soda ash at Engaruka basin, part of the Lake Natron ecosystem started.

Africa Tanzania Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Nesting site of Endemic, Endangered Clarke’s Weaver found!

Thu, 11/04/2013 - 16:02

Clarke’s Weavers, Ploceus golandi, are only found in Kilifi County, Kenya. They live in Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, and in Dakatcha Woodland to the north. Clarke’s Weavers are usually in small flocks, feeding on insects and fruits in forests of Brachystegia spiciformis.

Africa Kenya Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Successful Flamingo breeding reported at Lake Natron!

Thu, 11/04/2013 - 12:52

Successful breeding of Flamingo reported between September 2012 and January 2013.

Africa Tanzania Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

Community-based management improves forest condition in an East African biodiversity hotspot… as more species continue to be discovered.

Wed, 10/04/2013 - 14:58

A new report by the BirdLife Partnership compiles the status and trends of biodiversity in the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Tanzania and Kenya

Africa Kenya Local Empowerment - Africa

Proposed Gola National Park Gets Additional Support

Tue, 02/04/2013 - 12:59

Proposed Gola National Park secures a two year grant from the Aage V. Jensen Charity Foundation.

Africa Forests of Hope

BirdLife mourns the passing of Mindy Baha El Din

Wed, 20/03/2013 - 06:00

It was with great sadness that BirdLife has learnt of the recent death of Mindy Baha El Din, a vocal campaigner and pioneer of conservation in Egypt.

Africa Egypt

Example of successful international collaboration: 1st identification guide to migratory waterbirds in Northern Africa in Arabic language recently presented to the public

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 12:33

During a workshop held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Tunis by Association "Les Amis des Oiseaux” (AAO)1 in the presence of its national and international partners, a new identification guide to waterbirds in Arabic language was presented to the public.

Africa

Empowering Local Champions for Africa’s Great Lakes

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 07:19

Empowering Local Champions for Africa’s Great Lake

Africa Local Empowerment - Africa