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The Lekki Bird Club in Nigeria proves committed to bird monitoring and conservation

Mon, 24/02/2014 - 09:38

 

Background

The Lekki Bird Club (LBC) is a volunteer-based bird conservation group focused on increasing the awareness of bird conservation in Lagos,

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

World Wetlands Day Celebrations at Marlborough Vlei in Harare, Zimbabwe

Mon, 24/02/2014 - 09:18

Under its jointly managed project, Protecting Harare’s Wetland Ecosystems for Nature and the City’s People, funded by

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

Participatory Rural Appraisal Training in Africa is a Great Success

Fri, 14/02/2014 - 13:01

  • “The forests around our village are important because they are our main source of fuel wood and medicines”
  • “The roads to our village are so bad that we can’t effectively market our fish and the prices we get locally are too low”

Africa Local Empowerment - Africa

Zambian High Court overturns government Copper Mining plan in Lower Zambezi

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 07:46

The High Court in Lusaka, Zambia, on 4th February halted government approval of a plan by an Australian investor to mine copper from the Lower Zambezi National Park.

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

The decision to decommission and replace the 'killer line' follows comes after years of work from the BirdLife Partnership (S Nikolov)

Sudan 'killer line' disconnected

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 13:57

The notorious 'killer' power line from Port Sudan to the Red Sea coast has been switched off.

Africa Sudan Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Controversial wind farm in Lesotho gets the go-ahead

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 12:13

The controversial wind farm proposed for Lesotho’s Maluti-Drakensberg has received the go-ahead from the Lesotho Government.

Africa Lesotho Preventing Extinctions - Africa