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Sand Martins return to CEMEX quarry homes

Wed, 09/04/2014
As spring arrives Sand Martins are making their way from sub Saharan Africa to the UK in their annual migratory journey. Thanks to efforts beginning last year in the 2013 Sand Martin Awareness campaign, this year they will be returning to CEMEX quarry sites that have been specially prepared for their arrival.

Champions of the Flyway

Mon, 07/04/2014

After an exhilarating 24 hour bird race, the final r

BirdLife Partners join forces against illegal bird killing in the Mediterranean

Mon, 07/04/2014
For migratory birds, illegal killing is an additional threat to their already dangerous and challenging journey. Violations of the EU Birds Directive are particularly widespread, adding to the substantial decrease in migratory bird populations over the past 40 years.

Reviewing Ruyigi Communal Plan for Community Development: an opportunity for ABN and SSGs to influence local policy

Fri, 04/04/2014
BirdLife Partner in Burundi is working together with a local Site Support Group in Ruyigi to develop a Community Development Plan to sustainably manage their natural resources, and give the local community a stronger voice in local, regional and national policy.

Update from Libya – emerging conservation despite crucial times

Tue, 01/04/2014
Despite the crucial situation in Libya, an NGO called Libyan Society for Birds (LSB) continues working hard for nature conservation in the western region of the country. CEPF is currently the only organisation that has directly funded an environmental NGO in Libya.

Cousin Island in Seychelles is a perfect marriage between tourism and conservation

Tue, 01/04/2014

“The island that belongs to birds, humans are welcome” is the slogan for the world’s fi

Spring Green

Tue, 01/04/2014
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, April 2014

Plight of Spring messengers should be taken more seriously

Tue, 01/04/2014
Bird experts are at a loss to explain the remarkable sighting of a White Stork trailing a banner announcing the coming of Spring.