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Children participating in the waterbird count ©BirdLife International

Children taught to identify and count birds in Senegal

Wed, 01/02/2017
BirdLife International experts and other conservation stakeholders in Senegal have given kids the opportunity to develop a lasting interest in bird science.
Vultures feeding on a carcass at an IBA site on a farm in Chisamba, Zambia, now being targeted as a Vulture Safe Zone ©BWZ

Helping farmers create a safe haven for vultures in Zambia

Fri, 27/01/2017
In a bid to secure a safe haven for vultures, BirdWatch Zambia has educated farm owners, managers and workers within the Chisamba IBA to protect natural habitats from man-made threats.
Brown Booby © Gillian Holliday

Protecting the majestic seabirds of West Africa

Thu, 26/01/2017
Alcyon is a fabulous seabird, with plaintive song, considered a good omen by Greeks and poets because according to legend it only builds its nest on a calm sea.
Participants of the donor roundtable © J. Fuhnwi

Improved collaboration to conserve forests, biodiversity in West Africa

Thu, 19/01/2017
During a biodiversity conservation donor roundtable on 12 -13 January 2017 in Accra, Ghana, conservation experts agreed to collaborate more closely to address key challenges facing grant making in the hotspot, by engaging more with local CSOs operating in the region.
Loggerhead sea turtles in Kuriat Islands © Louis-Marie Préau

The Mediterranean Basin: together for nature

Wed, 11/01/2017
After five years of conservation in the Mediterranean, our latest publication "Together" shows how the region's diverse cultures are committed to protecting its nature
Birds killed by collision and electrocution by powerlines in Kassala State, Sudan © Ibrahim Hashim

How many more killer powerlines are there in Sudan?

Mon, 09/01/2017
Millions of migratory birds could be dying due to electrocution and collisions with electricity cables in an expanding power sector in Sudan.
Sustainable food production in Nigeria © WFP

Stakeholders call to end unsustainable land use in West Africa

Wed, 21/12/2016
The unsustainable land use issue has been identified as key threat to biodiversity conservation in the West African Region.
Vultures poisoned near Masai Mara © E. Reson

Poisoned to extinction: a bold new approach to saving Africa's vultures

Wed, 16/11/2016
First-ever anti-poisoning training to be held in Kenya which will help stop the mass-deaths of vultures and other wildlife
Yellow-nosed Albatross © Ed Dunens

The man saving 30,000 seabirds

Tue, 15/11/2016
A real ‘high-seas hero’, Clemens coordinates the ATF in Namibia. His work has led to the government recently passing regulations to stop seabird bycatch.