News Africa

Birds of Ghana book aims to inspire a new generation of conservationists

Thu, 28/07/2011 - 16:54

The first field guide to the birds of Ghana is intended for the people of Ghana rather than overseas visitors.

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Universities invest in Seychelles Warbler research

Wed, 20/07/2011 - 12:16

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) has received a total of £40,000 to renovate the Cousin Island Field Station.

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What does the Serengeti Highway decision mean for Lake Natron?

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:25

Concerns raised over road construction plans and effects on Lake Natron and its flamingos.

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First Great Rift Valley sites are added to World Heritage list

Mon, 04/07/2011 - 14:37

The BirdLife Partnership have helped the Kenyan Government get the Kenya Lake System added to UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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BirdLife Partnership welcomes Serengeti road decision

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 14:00

The BirdLife Partnership welcome the news that the proposed asphalt road in the Serengeti National Park, will not now be built.

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Tanzania steps up for the Serengeti and says ‘no’ to asphalt road

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 13:58

Tanzanian Government has announced the proposed asphalt road will not be built.

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'No Porto Fayoum' petition now online

Fri, 10/06/2011 - 10:44

Join in the campaign to save Lake Quaran and Gebel Qatrani in Egypt.

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Celebrating the Uluguru watersheds for World Environment Day

Mon, 06/06/2011 - 13:28

Villagers celebrate project which is raising local incomes and protecting the forests.

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BirdLife International staff celebrate the 2011 World Migratory Bird Day

Thu, 02/06/2011 - 12:08

Nature Kenya members, the local Maasai community and Olorgesaile Museum staff join in a birdwalk at Olorgesaile Prehistoric Site

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Counting, monitoring and conserving birds and biodiversity in Botswana

Thu, 02/06/2011 - 10:53

BirdLife Botswana have set up a bird monitoring programme

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Hunting threat to Critically Endangered Dwarf Olive Ibis

Wed, 25/05/2011 - 15:43

Concerns that hunting pressures are increasing on the Critically Endangered Dwarf Olive Ibis have been confirmed.

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“Porto fayoum” tourism development planned at Lake Qarun - an Important Bird Area and a proposed world heritage site in egypt

Thu, 12/05/2011 - 12:22

The first development in an Egyptian protected area is planned by real estate developers.

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Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:12

A new publication finds a significant mismatch between the protected area network in Africa, and the key habitats occupied by the continent’s most threatened birds.

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"The Pink Concern" - A Poem by Carol Njoki

Wed, 04/05/2011 - 13:46

THE PINK CONCERN Always yearning to see you Always coming across other beauties on the way But my visit is never complete...

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Drawing attention to the conservation of African vultures

Wed, 04/05/2011 - 08:43

The recently published book, 'The Vultures of Africa – A Coloring Book’ will be distributed to schools and conservation organisations throughout Africa to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s vultures.

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Trucks and timber seized after Asity Madagascar intervenes

Mon, 25/04/2011 - 07:45

Asity Madagascar (BirdLife in Madagascar) has helped to strike a blow against illegal loggers in the Tsitongambarika forest Important Bird Area.

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Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa launches Local Conservation Groups report

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 12:16

The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.

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Help win €30,000 to protect the Kinangop grasslands in Kenya

Wed, 06/04/2011 - 13:25

NatureKenya (BirdLife Partner) is looking for funds to help save the Kinangop grassland

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