News Africa

Restoration of a lost seabird community in Mauritius is gaining momentum

Mon, 27/01/2014 - 07:39

The Mauritian offshore islands, especially Round Island and Serpent Island, play an important role in supporting some of the largest breeding colonies...

Africa Mauritius Marine

New small grant opportunity for 'conservation and gender' projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 11:45

Conservation International, supported by BirdLife International, today launched a ...


New website, map and E-bulletin ("SASA-3") for the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot

Mon, 13/01/2014 - 11:08

WebsiteThe Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team - consisting of BirdLife International, the Intern...


First small grant agreement in Ethiopia under the CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot investment!

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 06:45

Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (EWNHS), coordinator of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership ...

Africa Ethiopia

A milestone BirdLife Botswana project successfully completed

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 06:47

A project Strategic Partnerships to improve the financial and operational sustainability of protected areas funded by UNDP-GEF to a tune of USD 953,300.00, implemented b...

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

Concern over migrant birds prompts international response

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 14:48

In recent months, the indiscriminate and unsustainable killing of migrant birds in North Africa has become an issue of public concern in a growing number of countries.  There ...

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways

Ecology now knocks out Lake Natron Soda Ash mining

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 07:29

The proposed soda ash mining at Lake Natron has suffered another major blow as a new scientific study shows that such an activity would “almost certainly” wipe out the Lesser Flamingo population...

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