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The Cross River Gorilla is a rare and iconic species photo © WCS

Ray of hope for endangered Cross River Gorilla in West Africa Forest

Mon, 15/05/2017
Collaborative conservation efforts required to preserve biodiversity and save threatened species like the Cross River gorilla, one of Africa's most endangered apes.
Women conservationists involved in CEPF funded projects © Anthony Ochieng

Female conservationists agree to bridge gender gap in conservation

Wed, 10/05/2017
Women in conservation involved in CEPF funded projects in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot meet in Rwanda.
The M13 griffon vulture after release © Rachid El Khalmichi

Freed from abuse, maltreated bird flourishes in Morocco

Tue, 02/05/2017
GREPOM, the BirdLife Partner in Morocco, helps to free mistreated Griffon Vulture.
The Kigali Office © BirdLife

BirdLife opens new office in Rwanda

Fri, 28/04/2017
BirdLife International has opened a brand new office in Rwanda as part of its growing network in Africa that seeks to provide locally-relevant solutions required to significantly reduce or reverse biodiversity loss, and conserve birds.
Human activity in São Tomé and Príncipe is causing biodiversity loss © Mariana Cavalho

Biodiversity hit by depletion in West Africa hotspot

Fri, 21/04/2017
Intensified pressure on natural resources by human beings is having a damaging effect on biodiversity in the Guinean Forests of West Africa hotspot.
El único pingüino nativo de África © Shutterstock

Atando cabos para salvar al pingüino africano

Thu, 13/04/2017
El pingüino de El Cabo se está extinguiendo por la falta de alimento a nivel local. Los conservacionistas intentan ahora reconectar a los pingüinos con el pescado.
Manchots du Cap © Shutterstock

Le Manchot du Cap, en voie de disparition

Thu, 13/04/2017
La seule espèce indigène de manchot d'Afrique est en train de s'éteindre en raison de la pénurie alimentaire locale.
© BirdLife Zimbabwe

Les zones humides qui maintiennent la vie de l’écosystème au Zimbabwe, épargnées des foyers de logements

Thu, 13/04/2017
Le travail de plaidoyer vital du partenaire zimbabwéen de BirdLife a empêché que l’une des zones humides près de Harare devienne un chantier de construction.
L'équipe de terrain collecte les données de couturière © Norbert Cordeiro

Un nouvel espoir pour les couturières à longue queue de Tanzanie, espèces gravement menacées d’extinction

Thu, 13/04/2017
La paruline à long bec des forêts, endémique de la Tanzanie, prospère dans son habitat naturel.